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Texas Upstream Jobs Sector Expanding, but Threats from Delta Variant Looming

Texas Upstream Jobs Sector Expanding, but Threats from Delta Variant Looming

The Texas oil and natural gas industry through July had seen a continued uptick in job growth, particularly in the Houston area, but the deadly Delta variant of Covid-19 poses near-term threats. An employment analysis of the upstream sector by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) showed a net increase of 1,500…

August 30, 2021
Texas E&P Activity, Employment Expanding on Strengthening Natural Gas, Oil Prices

Texas E&P Activity, Employment Expanding on Strengthening Natural Gas, Oil Prices

The upstream oil and natural gas economy in Texas is finally signaling a new cycle of expansion in activity following the double-barrel contraction in 2019 and 2020, according to economic indicators. The Texas Petro Index (TPI), created and overseen by petroleum economist Karr Ingham of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, through June had increased…

July 28, 2021
U.S. OFS Jobs Tracking Higher with Texas Topping Growth

U.S. OFS Jobs Tracking Higher with Texas Topping Growth

Monthly employment in the oilfield services (OFS) sector surpassed 2020 levels for the first time in June, but remained well below pre-coronavirus figures logged in 2019, according to the preliminary figures from the Energy Workforce & Technology Council. Overall, the Houston-based organization said 8,002 jobs were added in June, marking a 1.3% increase over May…

July 16, 2021
Wyoming Looks to Boost Oil, Gas Jobs in Directing Funds to DUCs, P&A Projects

Wyoming Looks to Boost Oil, Gas Jobs in Directing Funds to DUCs, P&A Projects

Nearly nine months after Wyoming received $400 million from the first federal Covid-19 relief package, Gov. Mark Gordon plans to disperse the remaining $12 million to help complete oil and gas wells and get people back to work. The Energy Rebound Program (ERP), created last November to attract workers to the industry, provides business relief…

June 16, 2021
Texas Slowly Adding Upstream Jobs After ‘Difficult Season’

Texas Slowly Adding Upstream Jobs After ‘Difficult Season’

The Texas upstream oil and gas industry added 2,300 jobs during February, still not back to its pre-pandemic levels, but slowly rising since last September, according to the Texas Oil & Gas Association (TXOGA). Texas Workforce Commission data indicated that the upstream sector has added 7,400 jobs since the low point in September. Total upstream…

April 1, 2021
Canadian Oil, Natural Gas Job Recovery Said Unlikely Until 2022

Canadian Oil, Natural Gas Job Recovery Said Unlikely Until 2022

Canadian oil and gas job losses will continue this year and take until 2022 to brighten, the industry’s workforce monitoring agency is reporting. The contraction is prolonged by corporate takeovers and efficiency drives in response to low prices, the Covid-19 pandemic and environmental policies, according to the Calgary-based Petroleum Labor Market Information (PetroLMI). “Industry is…

March 29, 2021
Dominated by Texas, U.S. Oil, Gas Jobs Plummet in 2020, with Output Seen Trending Down in ’21

Dominated by Texas, U.S. Oil, Gas Jobs Plummet in 2020, with Output Seen Trending Down in ’21

The U.S. oil and gas industry shed more than 160,000 direct jobs in 2020, with nearly half of those losses coming in Texas amid the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, an annual assessment of the sector shows. In its State of Energy Report, the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) said the oil…

February 5, 2021
Texas Governor Ready to Fight Biden’s ‘Extreme Hostility’ Against Oil, Gas Industry

Texas Governor Ready to Fight Biden’s ‘Extreme Hostility’ Against Oil, Gas Industry

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has directed state agencies to use the tools in their toolbox to challenge the Biden administration’s actions that threaten the oil and natural gas industry. Abbott last week issued state Executive Order GA-33 that he said is designed to protect the nation’s largest energy state from what he said is federal…

February 1, 2021
Global Oil, Gas Workforce Facing ‘Crisis of Confidence’ in Wake of Covid-19, but Still Sees Opportunities

Global Oil, Gas Workforce Facing ‘Crisis of Confidence’ in Wake of Covid-19, but Still Sees Opportunities

Nearly 80% of oil and natural gas professionals feel less secure in their jobs than they did pre-pandemic, but nearly two-thirds expect advances in engineering may open up opportunities in the next three years. The findings are in the fifth annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the world’s largest energy recruitment and employment trends report,…

January 15, 2021
Texas Natural Gas and Oil Production Off Sharply in October, but Permian Still Leading Activity

Texas Natural Gas and Oil Production Off Sharply in October, but Permian Still Leading Activity

Texas crude oil and natural gas production posted double-digit percentage losses year/year in October as the state continued to grapple with weakened demand and a soft price environment, according to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). The average daily production of natural gas in Texas declined by more than 16% year/year in October, while crude…

December 31, 2020
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