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5 Reasons You Aren’t Getting a Call Back on Your Job Application

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With an abundance of jobs in the oil and gas industry, you would think landing one would be a simple and straightforward process. The truth is that getting a job in this industry is highly competitive. While you may have the necessary qualifications, your application may not stand out against the multitude of other applicants. Don’t give up! Knowing why you’re not getting a call-back is the first step in learning how to better market yourself to land your dream job in the oil and g...

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The Major Oil Plays in the USA and Canada

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An oil play, or petroleum play, is a group of oil fields in the same region that share the same geological circumstances. These areas typically yield higher oil productions - meaning that they require more work and labor to keep up with supply. If you’re looking to move into a career in the oil and gas industry, it may be worth your time to consider these major oils plays in the USA as well as Canada: Major Oil Plays in the USA The Permian Basin Considered one of the larger shale play...

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Oil & Gas, Skilled Trades Face Labor Shortage as Prices Climb, Rig Activity Ramps up

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As energy prices climb and work ramps up, the industry is hopeful it is a sign of better times ahead. As of the time of this writing, WTI was trading just under $62 at $61.91 and Brent Crude at $65.72. Also today, Canadian crude traded over $50 - a high not seen since April of 2019. Meanwhile, an article in the Financial Times suggests crude could rise as high as $100/b as the world economy rebounds - a level not reached since 2014. And as energy prices climb, the oil & gas industry is g...

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$5.9B Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline could 'Quickly Put 1000's to Work'

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A recent story from Reuters suggests that Alaska seeks funding for a $5.9B natural gas pipeline that could create 1000's of jobs in Alaska. According to a report Frank Richards - president of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp - the proposed pipeline would run approx. 500 miles, and could start delivering gas into central Alaska by 2025. He presented this report to the board last Thursday. The total $38.7 billion project includes an 807-mile pipeline with the capacity to transport 3.3 billio...

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$1.45B Port Aurthur Refinery Gets Final Approval, Dozens New Jobs Created

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As originally reported by the Beaumont Enterprise, a Port Aurthur based renewable diesel refinery has been given final approval for construction. Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) Port Arthur is estimated to start operations in the second half of 2023, and would have capacity of 470 million gallons per year. The cost of construction is expected to be $1.45 Billion and split between joint venture partners Valero Energy Corp and Darling Ingredients with funding from internal cash flows provided by DGD....

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