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Syncrude achieves Aboriginal employment milestone

Syncrude achieves Aboriginal employment milestone

16.4 per cent new Syncrude in 2016 were Aboriginal Even before she started working at Syncrude, Lori Cyprien appreciated the organization’s commitment to Aboriginal employment. “I received scholarships from Syncrude as a student, which made things a lot easier for me in pursuing my education,” says Lori, who holds a master’s degree from Royal Roads […]

Can there be a coal comeback?

Can there be a coal comeback?

Indian coal demand likely to grow in years ahead, but won’t make up for slow-down in China Trevor Houser, Jason Bordoff and Peter Marsters from the Center On Global Energy Policy offer an empirical diagnosis of the causes of the US coal industry collapse over the last six years, which has been characterized by bankruptcy […]

More US energy jobs as higher prices boost oil drilling

More US energy jobs as higher prices boost oil drilling

Energy jobs rise for second month in a row Feb 3 (Reuters) – U.S. oil and natural gas producers added jobs in December and January as drillers continued to return to the well pad with crude prices holding near 18 month highs, according to U.S. jobs data on Friday. Oil and gas extraction jobs increased […]

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Reliance Oilfield to acquire FMC Technologies’ North American wireline assets

Reliance Oilfield to acquire FMC Technologies’ North American wireline assets

“FMC Technologies’ highly experienced wireline management team that is joining Reliance brings excellent relationships with both operational staff and customers” TULSA, Okla.- Reliance Oilfield Services, LLC says it will buy FMC Technologies, Inc.’s wireline services business in Canada and the United States. Specific financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Reliance says it intends to offer […]

US wind power jobs hit record, up 20% in 2016

US wind power jobs hit record, up 20% in 2016

Texas leads nation with over 24,000 wind energy employees, Oklahoma in second place with more than 7,000 American wind power supported a record 88,000 jobs at the start of 2016—an increase of 20 per cent in a year—according to the U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2015, released by the American Wind Energy Association. Strong […]

Texas losing more oil and gas jobs, but adding in other sectors

Texas losing more oil and gas jobs, but adding in other sectors

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities industry led Texas job growth Texas added jobs in Sept., but not in the oil and gas sector, which is down 9 per cent over 2014, according to new statistics from the Texas Workforce Commission. The state added 26,600 nonfarm seasonally adjusted jobs as it rebounded from a revised decrease of […]

Job cuts in 31 US states – oil and gas industries take hit

Job cuts in 31 US states – oil and gas industries take hit

Job cuts numbers highest in Texas, followed by Oklahoma Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in 27 states […]