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The American Oilfield Industry Added 23,000 Jobs in March

  • 2 weeks ago
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Data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as well as a study done by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council reports an increase in employment by 23,015 this past March. The American oilfield industry and equipment sector experienced a significant cut in jobs this year following the challenges created by the COVID-19 virus. While the industry saw slight gains in the last quarter of 2020, December, January, and February were hit hard by the pandemic when it came to job losses. In...

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Golden Pass LNG Export Project Promises Thousands of Jobs

  • 1 month ago
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Multi-billion dollar investment expects to support about 9,000 construction jobs over the five-year construction period and more than 200 permanent jobs once the facility is operational. The Golden Pass Products export project at the Golden Pass LNG facility in Sabine Pass, Texas, is moving forward following a positive final investment decision from its owners, affiliates of Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil. Golden Pass awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contracts for the proje...

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Ekati Diamond Mine Hiring Continues, Tons of New Positions Available

  • 1 month ago
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The Ekati mine hosts a dynamic working community of talented and hardworking individuals. Approximately 1,800 employees and contractors work at the Ekati site. Typically, jobs you can find working at the Ekati site include (but are not limited to): Electricians, Millwrights, HD and Construction Mechanics, Plumbers, Machinists, Crane Operators, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, Labourers, Fuel and Lube Technicians, Warehouse Workers, Instrumentation Technicians, as well as management and ad...

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Renewed Offshore Oil Project to Create 1,000 Jobs

  • 2 months ago
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According to a recent story by the Calgary Herald, Suncor Energy Inc. and Cenovus Energy Inc. are swapping interests in stalled offshore oil projects. It is a move that could restart work at both as well as boost job prospects. The agreements would restructure both the Terra Nova and West White Rose projects off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. With $205 million in funding from the provincial government, work will re-start on the Terra Nova project this month. The companies will evalua...

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New $211M Plant Coming to TX, New Jobs Created

  • 3 months ago
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As reported by Woodworking Industry News,  Engineered wood company RoyOMartin will construct a new OSB production facility in Texas under its subsidiary Corrigan OSB.  This is the Company's second facility in Corrigan, Texas the first of which is claimed to be "the most technologically advanced OSB facility in the U.S."  This initial facility employs 170, while the new facility is expected to create 50 jobs. Project costs are estimated to be $211 Million including a $278,000 grant from the Te...

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