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What Are The Top 10 Paying Oilfield Jobs In The World?

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It's no secret that the oil and gas industries around the world provide some top paying positions. Even during a time of economic downturn, where the oil and gas sector has been hit harder than any other, it remains one of the strongest industries around. This makes oilfield jobs appealing to many, seeking out well-paying jobs - that don't necessarily require extensive schooling or experience. But what positions within the oil fields afford the top salaries? Which positions do oilfield workers...

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Is Oil & Gas Production a Good Career Path? 8 Reasons To Choose Energy

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If you are looking for a job that is open to all comers, a career in the oilfield & energy sectors is worth considering. Whether you are an unskilled worker or a college graduate, there is room for you to forge your own path to success! Here are some of the reasons why you should choose to start a career in the oil and gas industry. A college degree is not a requirement. You do not need a college degree to start a career in an oil field industry. An entry-level position like a floorhand or r...

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The Top 3 Oil & Gas Companies Hiring in Texas

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Updated for 2022 Back in 2018 (and despite 6 figure paydays with no experience needed) Oil field companies literally could not hire fast enough to keep up with booming demand. Then the pandemic hit, leading to a disastrous run for energy during the majority of 2020 and 2021. Now however, Texas Oil and Gas looks hopeful for 2022. In fact, the EIA recently reported that output in the Permian in West Texas and New Mexico (the biggest US shale oil basin), will rise 71,000 barrels per day (bpd) t...

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Shell Exits Russia and Writes Off Up to $5 Billion in Assets

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Oil and gas industry giant Shell has announced that the company will write off $4-$5 billion in assets following its exit from Russia in the wake of the Ukraine invasion. Shell also warns investors that the volatility of energy prices during the first quarter of 2022 could negatively impact cash flow.  This means that the recent invasion has left companies scrambling to adjust to the major shifts in the energy markets despite the surge in oil and gas prices. This announcement offers an early...

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Plenty Of Oil But Not Enough Workers in Alberta: How Labor Shortages Are Affecting the Gas and Oil Industry’s Growth

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Oil and gas companies in Alberta are struggling to hire enough labor to meet demand and this can negatively impact the energy sector’s growth. Although the oil and gas industry in Alberta is on a rebound, the province is facing a new problem: there are not enough workers. With the price of oil climbing over the past several months, it is assumed that this would boost energy production in Alberta. However, the industry is facing a serious shortage of workers. In 2014, the recession tanked the...

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