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How to Get A Job With Halliburton

  • 1 week ago
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Looking for a job in the oil and gas industry can be overwhelming – especially in the aftermath of the most recent economic downturn. For someone who is making a career change from a different field, someone who is newly graduated from their post-secondary program, or someone who is well seasoned in the field and is looking for a fresh start after the recession or simply wants a change of scenery, finding a job is not always easy – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible. Luckily for all of yo...

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What Is Spring Break-Up & What Does It Mean For Oilfield Workers?

  • 2 weeks ago
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Not spring break – there are no beaches, beer bongs, or babes here. No. Spring break-up is a lot less glamourous and definitely not as fun as the similarly named weeklong annual college vacay. So then what is it that we are referring to? What Is Spring Break-Up? Spring break-up describes the time of year when the oil industry, specifically across western Canada, slows down due to the melting snow and frost that causes the ground to become soft and muddy. Why Does Spring Break-Up Take Place?...

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The Highest Paying Oilfield Trades in the USA and Canada 2021

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Do you think that trade work in the USA and Canada only pays pennies? In the oil and gas industry, tradespeople have the opportunity and potential to land high-paying jobs! Tradespeople and technicians cover the roles of skilled manual workers such as electricians, mechanics and equipment operators. These workers are often trained and qualified in a particular discipline, starting out as an apprentice working under a master of the trade. They also gain on-the-job knowledge and training supple...

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Immigrants: How To Get Oil & Gas Jobs in BC & Alberta Canada

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In British Columbia & Alberta Canada, there are numerous opportunities for immigrants who want to build a career in the trades. While the price of oil in Canada has been effected by numerous factors, certified trades people are nonetheless expected to be in high demand. Demand in British Columbia According to the British Columbia government, there is a forecast of 'high demand' for workers in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector. Northern BC, in particular, will need to recruit many skilled...

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How to Find Jobs with Free Housing: Accommodation Provided Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • 2 weeks ago
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While traveling around the world or country is commonplace for many oil and gas workers, free housing is never a guarantee for all positions. In fact, oil rigs are likely the only place where you will find free housing - although some non-oil rig jobs do provide housing if they are located in remote areas. Being "stuck" on an oil rig or out in the middle of nowhere doesn’t sound like a glamorous lifestyle, but the typical schedule for an oil worker is two weeks on and two weeks off or 14 works...

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