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Protesters At Iraq's Siba Gas Field Demand Jobs, Better Services
Monday, July 16, 2018 About 200 protesters gathered at the main entrance to Iraq's Siba natural gas field on Monday, police sources say.

Aker BP Appoints New Exploration SVP
Monday, July 16, 2018 Aker BP announces Monday that it has appointed Evy Glørstad-Clark as its new exploration SVP.

Norwegian Shipowner's Association: Norwegian Offshore Rig Strike Escalates
Monday, July 16, 2018 A strike on Norwegian offshore oil and gas rigs has escalated, the Norwegian Shipowner's Association revealed Monday.

Gabon Oil Workers Start 15-Day Strike At Total Facilities
Monday, July 09, 2018 Gabon oil workers' union ONEP begins a 15-day strike at the facilities of French oil producer Total on Monday.

Equinor: Njord Bravo FSU Now Docked in Norway for Refurbishment
Monday, July 09, 2018 Equinor confirms that the Njord Bravo floating storage unit has now docked at Aibel's yard in Haugesund, Norway.

US Jobs Report: Mining Adds 5,000 Jobs in June
Friday, July 06, 2018 Mining employment continues to trend upward as the U.S. adds thousands of jobs in June.

Digital Finance Broadens Roles for Oil and Gas CFOs
Friday, July 06, 2018 In the oil and gas industry, digital finance is transforming the kinds of services that finance has traditionally delivered to the business.

Forget Tech, Big Oil is Doling Out America's Fattest Paychecks
Thursday, July 05, 2018 Move over Wall Street titans and Silicon Valley giants. When it comes to paychecks, Big Oil now looks like the best bet for U.S. workers.

Dallas Fed: Energy Sector Growth Strong, But Permian Challenges Remain
Thursday, June 28, 2018 The Dallas Fed's latest quarterly energy survey reveals a record business activity index.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Father, Son Set on Growth for Offshore Contract Drilling Co.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 Having survived the toughest industry downturn in recent history, father and son Mike and Beau Blake are focused on growing Blake International Rigs.

Collegiate Oil and Gas Program Goes Well Beyond 'Drill, Baby, Drill''
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 ASME oil and gas tour enlightens mechanical engineering students about industry's reach, say alums.

KBR to Bolster Foothold in Oman
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 The company unveiled its plans in conjunction with announcing a contract award from Oman LNG.

Gabon Oil Workers Threaten 15-Day Strike At Total Facilities
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Gabon's oil workers' union ONEP plans to start a 15-day strike at the facilities of French oil firm Total on Sunday.

ASME Offers All-Expenses-Paid Oil and Gas Career Tour
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 ASME's Collegiate Council is designed to attract mechanical engineering students to oil and gas careers.

GE to Pursue 'Orderly Separation' from BHGE
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 GE plans to pursue an 'orderly separation' from BHGE over the next 'two to three years'.

BHGE to Close Schertz Facility by End of Year
Monday, June 25, 2018 Turbomachinery & Process Gas Processing will be closing the doors of its facility in Schertz, Texas.

Big Oil Eyes US Minority Groups To Build Offshore Drilling Support
Friday, June 22, 2018 API is seeking to convince Hispanic and black communities to support the Trump administration's proposed expansion of offshore drilling.

INWED18 Q&A: Female Engineers Share Their Views on the Sector
Friday, June 22, 2018 Rigzone highlights the journeys of three female engineers to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.

Tenaris to Resume Operations at Texas Mill, Hire 150 Workers
Thursday, June 21, 2018 After years of inactivity due to the downturn, Tenaris has announced it will resume operations at a mill in Texas.

Ideal Employer Survey: Which Continent Values Oil, Gas Safety Most?
Thursday, June 21, 2018 Rigzone outlines which continent values an oil and gas company's commitment to health and safety the most in its 2018 Ideal Employer Survey.

Total's North Sea Oilfield Workers Hold Strike Ballot
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Britain's biggest labour union is balloting rig workers at three of Total's North Sea oil platforms over a potential strike.

WoodMac: New Regulations to Help Boost Brazil's Pre-Salt Oil Production
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 A new report by Wood Mackenzie finds that Brazil's new local content policy can speed up the deployment of FPSO units.

Source: Anadarko Staff Under Lock-Down In Mozambique After Attacks
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Anadarko has placed staff working on a LNG plant in northern Mozambique under 'lock-down.'

Louisiana Firm Wants to Make Safety More Fashionable
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Ill-fitting - and unsafe - flame-resistant clothing: another proverbial glass ceiling this woman-owned business seeks to shatter. IMAGE SOURCE: HauteWork

What Drives Baby Boomers in Oil, Gas?
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Rigzone's latest Ideal Employer Survey outlines key generational differences among baby boomer, Gen x, and millennial oil and gas pros.

How to Be Indispensable at An Oil, Gas Company
Friday, June 15, 2018 BP, Repsol and Ineos outline how you can become indispensable at your company.

Union Cleared To Strike Over Black Employees' Scheme At S. Africa's Sasol
Thursday, June 14, 2018 South African government mediators cleared the Solidarity trade union to strike in a dispute with Sasol.

Galp Says Little Impact From Portuguese Refineries Strike
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Galp Energia's refineries continued to operate this week with little impact from a strike.

Co-Employment: It's About Risk Management, Not Risk Elimination
Thursday, June 14, 2018 So what are the persistent misunderstandings around co-employment, and how should oil and gas companies go about managing their risk?

Survey: Salary More Important to N. America Oil, Gas Workers
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey reveals how North America respondents' values at work differ from other respondents.

Optimizing Brownfields Could Drive Upstream Innovation
Monday, June 11, 2018 Check out Rigzone survey respondents' choices for the Top 10 most innovative oil and gas companies!

Report: E&P Consultants Earning 5% More than in 2016
Friday, June 08, 2018 As the oil and gas industry recovers, so do the salaries of E&P workers.

Oil Boom Bottleneck Costs Permian Investors $1B a Day
Thursday, June 07, 2018 More than $1B a day. That's how much value a Permian pipeline crunch wiped out from the explorers most focused on the booming shale region in two weeks.

Employed vs. Unemployed: Survey Reveals What Makes An Ideal Employer
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Rigzone's latest Ideal Employer Survey shows how unemployed respondents rank their top company compared to employed oil and gas professionals.

In Norway's Oil Region, Business Outlook Keeps Rising -Survey
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Business conditions strengthened significantly in Norway's western oil-producing regions during the last three months, while the outlook rose to five-year highs, a sentiment survey shows.

Shale Country Dangles 100% Pay Raises as Labor Market Runs Dry
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The mayor of Midland, Texas is being whipsawed by the latest Permian boom.

Zachry Engineering to Close Texas Design Center
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 The company will be closing the doors to its design center in Amarillo later this summer.

Jobs Report: US Adds Thousands of Mining Jobs in May
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 Once again, the oil and gas industry adds jobs in the U.S.

Total-Borealis-Nova JV Breaks Ground on Texas Ethane Cracker
Monday, June 04, 2018 The $1.7 billion project should create more than 1,500 jobs.

BLOG: Millennials, Gen Z Underprepared for Industry 4.0
Thursday, May 31, 2018 A new report from Deloitte reveals younger generations' perceptions of businesses as well as their uncertainty about whether they're prepared for the new industrial revolution.

The Top Independents Oil, Gas Professionals Want to Work For
Thursday, May 31, 2018 Rigzone outlines the top 10 independent oil, gas companies.

Report: Hiring and Salary Outlook for E&P is Positive
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Recruiting specialist remarks on the current hiring climate for exploration and production workers and discusses their income potential.

Ex-BP, Amec Foster CEOs Recommended to Join Equinor Board
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Equinor's nomination committee has recommended that the company's corporate assembly elects Anne Drinkwater and Jonathan Lewis as new members to Equinor's board of directors.

Ideal Employer Survey: The Top 10 National Oil Companies
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Find out which NOCs Rigzone respondents think are tops.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Cousins Continue Grandfather's Legacy in Oil Business
Friday, May 25, 2018 Third-generation oilfield workers share their family history in the business.

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Expects to Shed 70 Jobs
Friday, May 25, 2018 Repsol Sinopec Resources UK expects to shed around 70 jobs following a consultation process covering its onshore Aberdeen-based organization.

Three Drilling Contractors Advance in Rigzone Employer Survey
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Three drilling contractors posted year-on-year gains in the ranking for that industry group in Rigzone's 2018 Ideal Employer Survey.

Software Development Company Expects to Create Aberdeen Jobs in 2019
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Verum Solutions, a software development company which serves the oil and gas industry, expects to create new jobs in Aberdeen by early next year.

OGA: The UKCS is Back
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 The Oil and Gas Authority offers 123 licenses, over 229 blocks or part-blocks, to 61 companies in the 30th Offshore Licensing Round.

BP To Cut 3% Of Upstream Jobs By Year-End
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 BP says it plans to cut 3% of jobs in exploration and production.