20-Year-Olds Are Making Six Figures In West Texas & There Still Aren’t Enough Workers
In 2018, the Permian Basin just may be be the most active oilfield in the world.
While it may be 100 years old, it’s output has overtaken Iran’s. It’s helped push the US to record production levels.
Accordingly, The Permian attracts thousands of workers from every part of the country where entry level jobs regularity pay over $100,000/yr.
They all want a piece of what people in Midland TX refer to as a “modern-day gold rush”.
“All the major oil companies and exploration companies are moving out here. They’re selling their assets everywhere else,” Josh Garcia told Vice, who’s the Operations Manager for a company that supplies chemicals to drilling.
He’s been in the Oil Business for years and looks the part.
“At this point, it’s just a matter of numbers. Companies need to fill those spots, and they’ll train you. You can rewrite your story out here if you want to,” said Garcia…