The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that engineering jobs in energy will see 11% growth through 2016. That number is just part of the whopping 58% projected rise in the oil and gas extraction industry, or 1.5 million new jobs through 2012. With figures like that, you’d think that getting a job in the energy industry would be a breeze. ...more
Growth in unconventional oil and natural gas activity is transforming America’s energy future and strengthening its overall economy in terms of jobs, government revenues, and gross domestic product, according to a recent report from IHS.
The report, entitled “America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil & Gas Revolution & the US Economy, Vol. 3,” extends on the initial analysis to ...more
With more than 90,000 attendees from more than 120 countries, the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston is one of the world’s largest gatherings for the oil and gas industry. The event provides a valuable platform for energy professionals to exchange ideas and see the latest advancements in offshore technology and resources.
Some of the key industry trends and ...more
The oil and gas industry is one of the few bright spots in today's job market, as hiring in this sector is projected to rise by 8% annually through 2020. But even if companies are begging for your skills, you still need to know how to market yourself effectively to land one of these coveted jobs.
By incorporating the strategies ...more
Finding a good-paying, stable job that won’t leave the country tops the priority list for many Americans in these difficult economic times. But for those just graduating from high school or college, it seems harder than ever.
Yet high-paying jobs are available right here in New Mexico and across the United States.
Careers in energy, including jobs as linemen, power ...more
For the natural gas industry, the future may be closer than expected. In an effort to push more efficient and economic development of remote offshore gas fields, one industry firm has released a concept for an unmanned floating liquid natural gas unit that builds on currently available technology. The intent was to foster thought and collaboration among developers, marine architects ...more
It's been a year of both continued expansion and mounting challenges for the global solar industry. RenewableEnergyWorld asked solar industry executives to share their thoughts and insights on one burning question:
What has proven to be the most difficult issue facing the solar industry during the past year and what are some key strategies to ensure long-term growth?
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