The world runs on oil and gas – that’s a given. The onshore and offshore industry has weathered the recession, and advancements in drilling technologies will attract more job hunters to the industry over the next decade.

If you’re one of them, be prepared to compete for energy jobs at nearly every level. While no one exactly relishes the process ...

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The US recorded the largest single-year increase in oil production in 2012, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy. The review, released June 12, was the company’s 62nd annual report.

With the increase in production, the industry has also seen extraordinary growth in recent years.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly 192,000 Americans were employed ...

In the movies, lasers make things explode. Occasionally, they make things explode in real life, too. Even more occasionally, they do this in a way that’s beneficial, by making the explosions that we rely on every day even better. Lasers: making your daily explosions 27 percent more explodey. Let’s do it.

Unless your life is way more exciting than mine, ...

IT jobs just aren’t for software companies anymore. If you are an IT professional, you can find careers in many types of industries, including IT jobs in the oil and gas industry. If you are considering moving from a software company to the energy industry, you should prepare yourself for a potential shift in work culture. Whether it is valid ...

By Brad Dunleavy

In February 2013, I landed an entry-level floorhand position on an oil well service rig in Alberta, Canada. For months, I had searched job sites for entry-level positions, but the only job postings I ever came across were for senior positions or jobs that required a specialized education, such as engineer.

I finally succeeded in landing ...

Kearsarge Energy, a renewable energy project developer and financier, announced the operations of the 4.9-MW Kearsarge Southwick solar project, representing the largest operating SREC II solar PV project in Massachusetts.

“This project is a great example of how harnessing solar power can protect the environment, save on energy costs, and create jobs,” said Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson. ...

For anyone hit by our ailing economy, the prospect of earning a six-figure salary in a North Dakota boomtown might seem irresistible. However, jobs in oil and gas often come at a price, and though one’s first inclination is to follow the money, there are other factors to take into account, especially for those with a family. Here are eight questions you’ll ...

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