Tag: jobs

Commentary: How to survive a bust

Some recession lessons for workers worried about being on the wrong side of the latest oil bust.  More »

BP, ConocoPhillips to cut 530 jobs in the North Sea

In separate announcements Thursday, they said they’re both targeting jobs that support the offshore oil fields between the United Kingdom and Norway that have seen operational challenges and maturing petroleum basins in recent years  More »

Texas job growth to slow as oil prices tank

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said Tuesday that Texas would continue to add jobs in 2015, but that the total number of new jobs could decrease by up to 173,000.  More »

Oil driller laying off 700 in California

Ensign Energy Services told state authorities the layoffs, expected to start Dec. 15, 2014, come because of circumstances beyond its control.  More »

Oil-field lodging company slashes jobs, curbs spending

Houston oil-field lodgings company Civeo Corp. said it has slashed its workforce in the United States by 45 percent and in Canada by 30 percent as it prepares for weaker occupancy rates at its oil-field camps next year.  More »

Oil prices fall to five-year low; 250,000 jobs at stake in 8 states

Manufacturers across Texas, as well as hotels and restaurants in the bustling rural oil towns in the western and southern corners of the state, could feel pain from declining oil prices before other industries.  More »

Halliburton CEO: Weak market will spur more job cuts

Dave Lesar’s statement comes a week after Halliburton said it would immediately laying off 1,000 employees across multiple regions in the Eastern Hemisphere.  More »

Oil crunch could cost Texas 128,000 jobs, Fed model shows

But falling oil wouldn’t be enough to slow the state’s job growth to zero.  More »

BP cutting jobs

BP is cutting mid-level supervisors in its oil production and refining businesses and in back-office corporate functions, the British oil giant’s chief financial officer told the Times of London as it is set next week to lay out its plans through the end of this decade.  More »

Report: Energy jobs have led economic recovery

The increases in oil and gas industry employment has nearly overtaken the number of all the jobs lost in the last decade, according to a new report  More »

Chemistry Council: Turning leftover plastic into oil could create thousands of jobs

An American Chemistry Council report found that there’s enough non-recycled plastic in the U.S. to feed hundreds of plastics-to-oil facilities and create thousands of jobs.  More »

Eagle Ford booms to the tune of $87 billion

Economic activity related to oil and gas exploration in South Texas is up 43 percent in just the last year in the region.  More »

Why Keystone XL Still Matters – 6 Years and Counting

Today marks the six year anniversary for TransCanada’s application for a presidential permit to build the remaining portion of the Keystone Pipeline system, better known as Keystone XL. After six long years of pushing paper in Washington, political rhetoric, and redundant studies, we still have inadequate infrastructure to manage the growing supply of crude oil […]  More »

Texas lawmakers focus on oil boom

Above all, the oil boom has emerged as a singular force driving the state’s great challenge of the 21st century, the post-urbanization population surge.  More »

Texas’ oil and gas industry expands to near-record levels

The Texas oil and gas industry is approaching records set in the 1970s, according to the latest Texas Petro Index.  More »
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