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Oilfield Job Shop is becoming Energy Job Shop!

  • 1 week ago
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2021 is going to be a big year for the team at Oilfield Job Shop! You may have noticed some things changing, you're not the only one! Our platform has the largest reach in North America. To accommodate our international growth and to support the growing industry, Oilfield Job Shop (OJS) is becoming Energy Job Shop (EJS). We are still committed in offering you the very best, hand-picked oil and gas and energy jobs across the globe! Stay tuned as we plan to launch our new site and hope to have ou...

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Saskatchewan Driller Hits 'Gusher' Offering Hope for Oilfield Workers

  • 1 month ago
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A Saskatoon-based company has drilled and fracked the world’s first 90-degree horizontal well for geothermal power. In what is considered a potentially 'landmark move' the well signals the arrival of a new energy source in Canada - as well as providing fresh  job opportunities for oil and gas workers to apply their skills in renewable power. Deep Earth Energy Production Corp. chief executive officer Kirsten Marcia told the Financial Post in a recent article that there’s a "big...

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World’s Largest Fracker Sees Signs of Rebirth

  • 2 months ago
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According to a recent article in Bloomberg, one of the world's biggest frackers is seeing signs of rebirth as a lengthy slump ebbs. Hallburton reportedly indicated that attrition among oilfield service companies is beginning to show results and, in North America at least, a bottom may have been reached, according to a statement on Monday.  That said, the news is bittersweet given dramatic reductions to fracking crews. In fact, executives revealed last week that half the company...

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Suncor Energy to Cut 2,000 Employees in Oil & Gas Sector

  • 3 months ago
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Calgary-based oil and gas company Suncor says it plans to reduce its workforce by 10-15% in the next year-and-a-half, a loss of approximately 2,000 positions. The company has said that early retirements and voluntary severance packages could account for a significant portion of the reduction. The first wave of cuts will happen within the next 6 months.  Suncor is the third major energy company to announce cuts in recent weeks, with Shell and Marathon Oil both making similar announcements....

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Keystone XL Pipeline brings 'Mini-Boom' to Alberta Town

  • 3 months ago
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Amid an economic downturn, the small town of Oyen, AB has seen a boost. In the early days of fall, downtown Oyen can be seen filled with workers buying groceries, stopping by the local pub, or picking up take out after work.  These men are only a fraction of the recently-arrived workers, who have nearly doubled the town’s population to around 2,000.  Over the past several months, Oyen and other small towns in the area have had a taste of what some Albertans regard as the good o...

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