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Shell UK Outlines New Work Rota for Central North Sea Assets
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Shell UK reveals Tuesday that it will change its offshore operating model on its central North Sea assets.

Program Aimed at Redundant O&G Workers Opens Third Round
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 An initiative which has brought together redundant oil and gas professionals to create and launch new energy businesses is opening applications for its 3rd round.

Safety, Not Fashion, is Main Driver Behind New Women's Gear in Oil and Gas
Monday, September 17, 2018 Entrepreneur Jane Henry sets her sights on solving the issue of ill-fitting women's PPE by creating products that will help them work safer and more efficiently.

Meet the Shalennials: CEOs Under 40 Making Millions in Texas Oil
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Dozens of young entrepreneurs, mostly in their 30s, are running private-equity-backed companies in the frenzied boom in West Texas and New Mexico that may each be worth billions of dollars.

ADNOC Seeks to Make Downstream City More Livable
Monday, September 10, 2018 ADNOC has big plans for Ruwais City.

Repsol Signs 20-Year LNG Supply Deal with Calcasieu Pass Developer
Friday, September 07, 2018 Commercial operations at Calcasieu Pass LNG could start in 2022.

US Jobs Report: Mining Adds 6,000 Jobs in August
Friday, September 07, 2018 Employment in mining took a positive turn for the month of August, the BLS reports.

UK Offshore Oil Industry Welcoming Over 100 Apprentices in September
Friday, September 07, 2018 A total of 105 students will join the industry in September through the Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Program.

Union Strike Halts Rigs At Ecopetrol Oilfield, Production Unaffected
Thursday, September 06, 2018 A 24-hour strike has stopped oil rigs and affected well maintenance at Ecopetrol's La Cira-Infantas oilfield, Ecopetrol and the USO union say.

How to Retrain into Digital Oil, Gas Professions
Thursday, September 06, 2018 Industry experts offer tips for workers looking to retrain into digital oil, gas professions.

US Energy Operations Begin Recovering After Tropical Storm Gordon
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Energy companies and port operators along the US Gulf Coast took steps to resume operations after Tropical Storm Gordon.

It Takes an Army: Women in Oil, Gas Encouraged to Mentor Others in Industry
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Oil and gas companies and industry professionals are taking an active approach to getting more women interested in STEM and helping them feel comfortable working in a male-dominated field.

Storm Gordon Halts Some Energy Production In US Gulf
Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Tropical Storm Gordon has shut 9.23% of daily crude oil production in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Trinidad Oil Union To Call General Strike If Refinery Shuts Down
Thursday, August 30, 2018 OWTU threatens a general strike if the island's government does not rescind a decision to shut down the country's lone oil refinery.

New Texas Methanol Plant Reaches Turning Point
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 The Natgasoline Plant in Beaumont has successfully ramped up to full utilization.

When to Search for Another Job in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Rigzone asks several recruiters when they think it's the right time for oil and gas professionals to look for another role in the oil and gas sector.

Argentina Re-Ignites Labor Deal To Spur Investment In Vaca Muerta
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Argentina relaunched a one-year-old agreement between the government, companies and workers to drive competition and spur development in Vaca Muerta.

Report Envisions 30,000 New Offshore Brazil Jobs
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Wood Mackenzie contends that Brazil's mature Campos basin oil fields could produce an extra 230,000 boepd with the right investment.

Total Targets UK Offshore Workers Individually After Union Talks Break Down
Friday, August 24, 2018 Total plans to start individual consultations with workers at three of its UK North Sea offshore platforms.

Talks Between Total, North Sea Oil Workers Collapse, Strikes To Go Ahead
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Talks between Total and workers on three of its North Sea oil and gas platforms broke down on Thursday

More Layoffs on the Way for Aker Solutions
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Norwegian oil services firm will lay off staff at Agotnes yard.

Daycare Waiting Lists Hurt Local Permian Communities
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 More than 1,400 children were on daycare waiting lists in Midland and the surrounding area earlier this year, according to the latest available data.

UK Oil Sector Safety Body Bolsters Leadership Team
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Step Change in Safety announces 2 new appointments.

One-day Strike at Total's North Sea Oil, Gas Platforms Ended -Union
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Workers at three of French oil company Total's UK North Sea oil and gas platforms ended a 24-hour strike at 0500 GMT on Tuesday as scheduled, the Unite union said.

BLOG: The Job of Keeping Offshore Workers Well-Fed Never Ends
Thursday, August 16, 2018 Find out what goes into keeping an offshore facility's galley operating 24/7.

Workers To Strike At Three Total North Sea Oil And Gas Platforms On Aug. 20
Thursday, August 16, 2018 Workers at three of Total's North Sea oil and gas platforms will go ahead with a 24-hour strike on Monday despite holding talks with the company.

DNO to Request Seats on Faroe Board
Thursday, August 16, 2018 DNO ASA reveals that it will request seats on the board of Faroe Petroleum plc.

Unite Members Accept New Aker Mariner Offer
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 UK union Unite confirms that members working for Aker Solutions on the Statoil Mariner oil platform have accepted an improved pay offer.

ConocoPhillips to Cut US Staff in September
Monday, August 13, 2018 Oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips will be implementing modest workforce reductions.

DNV GL Appoints Market Sector Leader for UK Onshore Gas Industry
Monday, August 13, 2018 DNV GL, a technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry, appoints Tim Roff as market sector leader for the UK onshore gas industry.

Aberdeen Services Firm to Create 24 New Jobs
Thursday, August 09, 2018 Sentinel Marine takes delivery of a new vessel that will create 24 new jobs when it goes into service.

Five Ways to Age-Proof Your Resume
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 You have the power to divert a recruiter's attention.

Shell Looks to Gas in Nigeria After Decades of Oil Struggles
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 After decades of difficulties in Nigeria over crude theft, pollution and oil-related corruption, Royal Dutch Shell Plc still feels optimistic a fossil fuel can improve life in the country.

Hundreds Line Up for Gushing West Texas Oil Jobs
Friday, August 03, 2018 Job fairs are stocked with people hungry for better opportunities, but inside an Odessa hotel, oil services giant Halliburton is the one doing the wooing.

US Jobs Report: Mining Jobs Took a Slight Dip in July
Friday, August 03, 2018 After consecutive months of increases, oil and gas jobs declined in July.

How to be a Good Manager in Oil, Gas
Friday, August 03, 2018 Rigzone talks to several oil and gas experts to find out what makes a good manager in the industry.

Union: Workers to be Balloted on New Pay Offer
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 UK union Unite confirms that members working for Aker Solutions on the Statoil Mariner oil platform are to be balloted on a new pay offer.

Union: Strike At Total's North Sea Oilfields Ended At Midnight
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 A 12-hour strike by 45 workers that shut down production at three of Total's British offshore oil platforms ended as planned at midnight.

Which Soft Skills Are Most Important for Oil, Gas Professionals?
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Oil, gas recruiters highlight the most important soft skills for the sector.

Unite Carries Out North Sea Strike
Monday, July 30, 2018 Members of UK union Unite employed by Total E&P working on North Sea oil and gas platforms are undertaking a 12-hour strike today as planned.

BLOG: Diversity, Teamwork and Sharks - My First Job in Oil
Friday, July 27, 2018 Senyo Fialor, a Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance MSc student at the University of Aberdeen, talks about his first oil job.

Texas to 'Shatter' Oil Production Records with Fewer Rigs and Workers
Friday, July 27, 2018 Economist Karr Ingham shares the mid-year results from the Texas Petro Index and production is doing well.

Strike At Total's UK Offshore Oil Platforms Set For Monday-Union
Friday, July 27, 2018 A 12-hour strike at Total's offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea will go ahead as planned on July 30, a spokesman for Britain's Unite the Union says.

ExxonMobil Adds 'Notch' with Baytown Cracker
Thursday, July 26, 2018 ExxonMobil has officially begun production at its new ethane cracker in Baytown, Texas, the company reported.

Drug Use in the Permian: Substance Abuse Advocates Look to Help Oil Workers
Thursday, July 26, 2018 Rehab centers in Midland treat many oilfield professionals who are abusing drugs and alcohol.

Analysts: Increasing Scale, Repetition of North Sea Strikes Raises Risks
Thursday, July 26, 2018 The increasing scale and repetition of labor strikes in the North Sea raises operational risks, BMI Research says.

Forum Energy Technologies Suspends Manufacturing at Oil Equipment Facility
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Market conditions have prompted the company to suspend manufacturing.

Home Prices Shoot Up in West Texas as Oil Activity Barrels On
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 While the Permian remains a hotbed of shale activity, residents and workers are challenged with an inflated housing market.

Oil, Gas Companies Focus on Recruitment, Retention in the Permian
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 While Midland is enjoying low unemployment rates due to increased Permian activity, there is still high demand for oilfield talent. (Photo Courtesy of Halliburton)

Total's North Sea Oil Platforms Hit By 24-Hour Strike
Monday, July 23, 2018 About 40 rig workers started a 24-hour strike on the Alwyn, Elgin and Dunbar platforms in the British North Sea.