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May 10, 2018, 09:00 ET Shell remains oil & gas industry's most ideal employer

Rigzone™ just released their proprietary second annual Ideal Employer research. The study explores current market sentiments of global oil and gas...


Nov 14, 2016, 07:01 ET Oil Professionals Rate Supermajors as Best Employers

The first major study of oil and gas workforce perceptions since the start of the global downturn has revealed which operators and service companies...


Mar 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Rigzone™ Releases RigEdge™

Rigzone announced today the release of RigEdge, a solution for comparing, benchmarking, and conducting analysis of the global offshore competitive...


Nov 09, 2015, 09:00 ET Rigzone™ Announces 2015 Q3 Global Hiring Survey Results

Rigzone announced today the results from its most recent global surveys, which comprise two surveys: one for hiring managers and recruiters, and one...


Mar 31, 2015, 09:00 ET Rigzone and OilCareers Unite to Create Global Oil and Gas Talent Base

Rigzone, a Dice Holdings, Inc. service and leading online resource for the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has completed the...


Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Oil and Gas Hiring Managers Scale Back Hiring Plans in 2015

Amidst declining oil prices and uncertainty with the current economic environment, four in 10 (44%) U.S. hiring managers in oil and gas anticipate...


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 half of...


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, 05:17 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 gas...


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 and easily...


Aug 22, 2013, 10:00 ET 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 share ...


Jul 02, 2013, 01:18 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 by...


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 transportation has...


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 by a...


Oct 17, 2012, 04:23 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, 04:49 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 professionals...


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, Louisiana. ...


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, 03:41 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 Midland, Texas....


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 oil and ...


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 and gas...


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, with 49...


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...


Mar 15, 2011, 09:00 ET Oil & Gas Compensation Rebounds on Higher Oil Prices and Stable Market

Oil and gas industry compensation is beginning to make a comeback driven by higher oil prices and rig counts according to Rigzone, a leading online...