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Halliburton hiring in West Texas

Halliburton hiring in Permian, An oil and gas drilling rig operating in the Permian Basin near Farmington, New Mexico. (Image courtesy of Encana Corp)

According to FuelFix, Halliburton is set to hire 200 workers in the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico. The Current-Argus reported that Halliburton spokeswoman Emily Mir said in late December there will be job opportunities throughout the Permian, including in Artesia. As the oil industry begins to see a small upswing, local businesses are crossing their fingers that ...

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Activity up, hiring increases in the Bakken

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Oil companies are hiring in the Bakken, and more jobs are expected to open up next year, according to the Bismarck Tribune today. Job Service North Dakota announced six oil companies are looking for workers to man fracking crews in the new year, said Cindy Sanford, customer service office manager of Job Service’s Williston branch. She said she couldn’t reveal ...

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Alaska gains nearly 2,600 jobs during first 6 months of 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska gained nearly 2,600 jobs in the first half of the year, or a .8 percent gain from the same time in 2014. The state labor department released the figures Tuesday. On average, 335,300 Alaskans were working every month from January through June of this year. Employers paid $9 billion in wages during that time, a 2.1 ...

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North Dakota loses jobs, Texas gains

The oil price collapse may be on the rebound, but the job market in North Dakota recently experienced a downward slide, reports Market Watch. According to state employment data released by the Labor Department last Friday, North Dakota, the nation’s second largest oil producing state, witnessed a significant drop in employment rates for the month of May. The monthly employment ...

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Workforce Management Wiz invites you to ‘Win the War of Talent’

Bill Inman’s career boasts quite the repertoire: the president of W workforce, his 17 years of experience helping business succeed has poised him as a leader in workforce management. A believer in technology as a solution workforce oversight, Inman launched PeopleLoop—an innovative software company that helps companies to improve resource management, employment and recruitment practices. In conjunction with EnergyJobsHQ—a PeopleLoop-powered ...

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O&G sector hits new employment record

According to the newest Texas Petro Index, even with oil prices decreasing, oil and gas operations in Texas are not slowing down.  Instead, the industry set new well-permitting and employment records during October. A few highlights from the October Texas Petro Index report explain how the continuing oil boom is possible.  Crude oil production in Texas totaled 98.2 million barrels, ...

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Brent falls below $69 as price rout rolls on

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LONDON, Dec 5 – Brent crude slipped below $69 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia added to recent pressure. Prices remain near five-year lows as the market grapples with oversupply due to the U.S. shale boom and ...

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Oil and gas job openings increase in Texas

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The San Antonio Business Journal recently reported that in the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association’s “State of Energy Report”, Texas increased its oil and gas employment by 23,100 in 2013. The job total for the sector is now at 411,600.  Texas alone accounted for 75 percent of new U.S. jobs in the industry last year. The state leads the ...

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Supplying energy supplies jobs

There’s more evidence that the U.S. oil and natural gas industry is driving economic growth – not just in the industry itself, but also in the vast supply chain that sustains energy development – adding to overall GDP, wages and revenues to government. A new IHS study, commissioned by the Energy Equipment & Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA) estimates that employment growth in the ...

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As many as 70 FirstEnergy Solutions employees could be laid off; company hopes to reassign some


Betty Lin-Fisher | Akron Beacon Journal As many as 70 FirstEnergy Solutions employees will find out when they get to work Wednesday morning whether they will be out of a job or reassigned. Officials with the competitive subsidiary of Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. told its 230 employees last week that positions will be eliminated as a result of the company pulling ...

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