The oilfield is booming industry once more, meaning more and more jobs are becoming available – both to refill the positions affected by the cutbacks a few years ago and to fill new positions that are being created in addition to those. Despite this increase in potential positions, finding a job in the oilfield can
Anyone who is, has been, or wants to be employed in the oil and gas industry knows (or at least should know) that drug tests are a part of the job – they are typically required upon offer of employment, are always required after any sort of infraction or workplace incident, and are even commonly
With oil prices near 3 year highs and employers scrambling to find qualified candidates, the demand for oil & gas jobs is increasing across the US with trickling into Canada. Within these opportunities, one of the most popular types of job postings is that of the ‘camp’ job. But just what is a camp job in oil and gas? What can
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is one of the largest oil and gas projects currently underway in the United States – and for good reason. The mid-Atlantic region is suffering, as businesses and homes lack proper access to natural gas because the current pipelines are unable to keep up with the constantly growing consumer demand.
Looking for a job in the oil and gas industry can be overwhelming – especially in the aftermath of the most recent economic downturn. For someone who is making a career change from a different field, someone who is newly graduated from their post-secondary program, or someone who is well seasoned in the field and
“Online” and “Engineering Degree” aren’t two phrases you’d normally expect to hear together, but we’re here to tell you that yes, it is possible to obtain an online petroleum engineering degree and begin your career without ever having to step foot on campus. Of course, not every job in the oil and gas industry requires
Applying for a new job can be nerve racking regardless of your qualifications, but there are certain circumstances that may make this process even more intimidating, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be successful. For example, potential employers will often inquire about your criminal record, either on the application form or during the interview process,
The oil and gas industry is of one the most important across North America, so it should come as no surprise that the process of fracing, which is used to recover natural gas from the ground, is prominent across the continent. What Is Fracing? Fracing, which is a shortened term for hydraulic fracturing, is the
The U.S. is the world’s largest, oil-consuming nation. In fact, approximately 851.6 million metric tons of gas are used annually. Due to this large use and demand for gas, many also pursue careers in this field. While there is the potential to earn a large salary, there’s also steep competition for positions in the field.
If you’re looking to get a job in the oil fields this year, it’s always best to pay close attention to the latest trends in the job market. Otherwise you may have a difficult time finding a job and this will make it nearly impossible to earn the high paying income that you deserve. Remember,