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Job Opportunities Growing in Energy Industry For Women, Minorities, API Says

Job Opportunities Growing in Energy Industry For Women, Minorities, API Says

Of the roughly 1.9 million employment opportunities projected to come from the U.S. oil and natural gas and petrochemical industries between now and 2035, 37.9% will be held by minorities and 15.6% by women, according to a study by the American Petroleum Institute (API).

March 10, 2016

Women’s Career Prospects in Energy Industry Seen Improving

It’s still a man’s world in the oil and natural gas business, but career prospects for women are improving, according to a survey of more than 3,000 energy professionals worldwide.

December 10, 2013

Poll: New York Support for Fracking Unchanged — But Shifting

Support for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) among New Yorkers remained unchanged overall, as a sharp increase in backing among suburbanites canceled out flagging support from Upstate voters, according to a Siena College Research Institute poll released Wednesday.

December 6, 2012

Senators Say Second Half of LNG Study Due Out by Year-End

Two of the top women energy lawmakers in the Senate indicated Wednesday that the long-awaited second part of a Department of Energy report on the economic impact of exporting domestically produced natural gas will likely be released before the end of the year, and that the results will be favorable to industry. One called on Congress to express its support for gas exports.

November 29, 2012

Alaska-Style Revenue Distribution Proposed in Alberta

Alberta’s upstart Wildrose Alliance party thinks it has a winner in the April 23 provincial elections, promising that each of the 3.8 million men, women and children who live in Alberta will receive direct annual payments by 2015 of $300-400, or a total of $1.10-1.5 billion of the expected $10 billion in oilsands royalty revenue.

April 16, 2012

Alaska-Style Revenue Distribution Proposed in Alberta

Alberta’s upstart Wildrose Alliance party thinks it has a winner in the April 23 provincial elections, promising that each of the 3.8 million men, women and children who live in Alberta will receive direct annual payments by 2015 of $300-400, or a total of $1.10-1.5 billion of the expected $10 billion in oilsands royalty revenue.

April 16, 2012