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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nabors Drilling

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Despite the economic downturn in recent years, the oil and gas industry remains one of the most prevalent in North America and in the world. Amongst all of the industry leading companies out there, one to watch is Nabors Drilling; a company that has a long past, full of ground breaking achievements, controversial scandals, stock market crashes, and international growth. While you may know the company by name, their mission and values, where they operate, and what they do, there is a mountain o...

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3 Tips For Landing An Oilfield Job In Texas With No Experience

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As with any industry, Texas’ oilfields have seen their ups and downs. Despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry, however, many people still turn to the oilfields for job prospects. With the price of oil on the rise once again, there are new positions opening up and new opportunities arising for these hopeful individuals. While new job opportunities are opening up, and the industry is rising once again, it is still not as easy to find a job in Texas’ oilfields as it once was....

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6 Oilfield Jobs that don't Require a College Degree

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Floorhand (Roustabout or Roughneck) The requirement for this position is a high school diploma, a little oil field experience, and a clean driving record. A floorhand is a manual unskilled laborer who does all the “dirty jobs” in an oil rig. A floorhand’s duties include cleaning the equipment and work site, digging up trenches, inspecting pipes, removing safety hazards, painting jobs, and other tasks that do not require complicated skills. A floorhand earns an average of 22,25...

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Applying Online: Understanding ATS and How to Get Your Resume Seen By an Employer

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With most big oil & gas companies expecting applications to made in an online environment, you'd think that  job hunting should be easier, and more convenient, than ever before. Except it isn't, right? While it is definitely getting easier for employers seeking resumes and applications, it is not necessarily so for those looking for a job. The simple fact of the matter is this: When it comes to completing online applications for many of the Oilfields top employers, as many as 75% of res...

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5 Ways to Find an Oilfield Job in Alberta With No Experience

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Even with the downtown in Alberta’s economy, many hopefuls still flock to Alberta in hopes of finding a job. Typically, these individuals are looking for jobs in the oil and gas industry, which despite its recent struggles, remain one of, if not the, biggest industry in Alberta. Contrary to what many people believe, it is not always easy to get a job in this industry, especially with the cutbacks that are taking place. However, this does not mean that it is impossible, even for those with...

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