HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Worldwide Resources, the premier supplier of manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry, has opened a new office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This brings the total of Swift's offices in the world's centers of oil and gas to 24. The new office, located in Pittsburgh's Penn Center West 4 Building in the Robinson Township area, will focus on technical on-shore shale drilling and completions positions; health, safety, and environmental consulting; and management and support roles in the oil and gas industry.
"Pittsburgh is a natural location for our expansion," said Swift CEO Tobias Read. "At Swift, we do whatever it takes, wherever it takes us, and activity around the Marcellus Shale exploration is taking us there."
Driven by the relatively new but expanding energy sector, Swift projects high levels of hiring for contract work extending well into 2014. The ratio of contract to permanent hiring in the sector currently stands at 9 to 1.
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Swift Worldwide Resources is the premier supplier of manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry. With more than 25 years focusing exclusively in this sector, a database of 200,000 skilled personnel, a dedicated contract and permanent recruitment division, a logistics infrastructure spanning the globe and quality procedures accredited to ISO 9001:2008, it provides a world class service - Whatever it takes, wherever it takes us. Swift is committed to investing in the local community and takes great pride in its ability to recruit, train and develop its national teams of workers. For more information, please visit www.swiftworldwideresources.com.
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