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Jul 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Oil and Gas Hiring Set to Increase, Candidates Choosier

 Half of hiring managers in the energy industry plan to hire more oil and gas professionals in the next six months as compared to the first...

Feb 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

Oil and Gas Compensation Declines for Second Year in a Row in North America

Average compensation for oil and gas professionals in North America dipped last year, according to Rigzone, the leading online resource for oil and...

Jan 23, 2014, 17:17 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Dickinson Career Fair

 Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson, ND. Oil and...

Dec 10, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Survey reveals increasing representation and opportunity for women in the oil and gas industry in recent years

 Career prospects for women in the oil and gas industry have improved in recent years and an increasing number of women are taking advantage...

Sep 05, 2013, 08:30 ET

Rigzone Mobile App Now Available for Android Devices

 Rigzone's new mobile app is now available for oil and gas professionals using Android devices.  Oil and gas professionals can quickly...

Aug 22, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Rigzone Launches iPhone App

Rigzone today announced a new, free iPhone app that allows oil and gas professionals to find and apply to jobs, as well as read, respond to and...

Jul 02, 2013, 13:18 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at San Antonio Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio. Oil and gas...

Jun 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

Oil & Gas Recruiters See More U.S. Job Creation Ahead in 2013

Hiring managers in the oil and gas industry plan to boost hiring in the second half of 2013 in the U.S., according to a national survey conducted...

May 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

Dubai Tops Rigzone's Best City List for Oil & Gas Professionals

 While a global career has long been a calling-card of the oil and gas industry, advances in real-time communications and ease of...

Apr 29, 2013, 09:15 ET

Less Drilling, Less Experience, Less Money: Average Compensation Drops for Oil and Gas Professionals Working in North America

 Average compensation for North American-based oil and gas professionals declined four percent year/year to $94,722 on average in 2012, driven...

Mar 01, 2013, 18:07 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Midland Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Midland Plaza in Midland,...

Oct 17, 2012, 16:23 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at San Antonio Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio. Oil and gas...

Sep 25, 2012, 16:49 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Houston Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside. Oil and gas...

Sep 14, 2012, 10:18 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Lafayette Career Fair

 Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the Cajundome & Convention Center in Lafayette,...

Jul 27, 2012, 11:34 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Houston Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2012 at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside in Houston. Oil and gas...

Jun 21, 2012, 15:41 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Midland Career Fair

 Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Midland Plaza in...

Apr 16, 2012, 09:00 ET

Drilling Drives Compensation Gains for Oil & Gas Professionals in North America

 The interconnected forces of higher drilling activity, healthy oil prices and strong job creation sparked wage gains for North American-based...

Feb 06, 2012, 10:31 ET

Oil and Gas Professionals Wanted at Houston Career Fair

Rigzone is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside in Houston. Oil...

Jan 18, 2012, 07:00 ET

Thanks Shale! Talent Tussle Gets Vigorous for Oil and Gas Professionals

 A near majority of U.S.-based professionals in the oil and gas industry believe it will be easy to find new job opportunities this year,...

Jun 20, 2011, 08:00 ET

From Dubai to Ciudad del Carmen: Opportunities Abound for Oil & Gas Professionals

The energy industry is one of the most expansive and multi-national industries in the world, with vast supplies of oil and gas being brought to...