Global Oil Job Cuts Top 250,000

by David Wethe and Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) - The number of jobs gutted from oil and gas companies around the world has now passed the 250,000 mark, with still more to come, according to industry consultant Graves & Co. "I was surprised it’s gotten this far," John Graves, whose Houston firm assists in oil and gas deals with audits and due diligence, said … [Read more...]

Global Oil Layoffs Top 100,000

By Bradley Olson (Bloomberg) -- The promise of plentiful jobs and salaries as high as a quarter-million dollars a year lured Colombia native Clara Correa Zappa and her British husband to Perth, Australia, at the height of the continent’s oil and gas frenzy. Engineers were in high demand in 2012, when oil prices exceeded $100 a barrel, making the move across the world a … [Read more...]

Norway May Align Offshore Drilling Rules With U.K. in Bid to Tackle Costs

Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Norway, western Europe’s largest oil and gas producer, may align regulations for offshore drilling with the U.K. in an attempt to reduce costs which are as much as 45 percent higher than its neighbor. “That’s one of the things we need to consider,” Petroleum and Energy Minister Tord Lien said in an interview in Oslo today. “The need for drilling … [Read more...]

Maritime Industry Jobs on gCaptain | 1 March 2013

Get 'em while they are hot folks... the latest jobs on gCaptain...  Want to post a job? Click HERE for pricing Marine Surveyor, Nigeria Dynamic Positioning/Automation Superintendent, Houston Windows Developer, Stamford Marine Service Engineer, Houston Marine Engineer Hamburg Marine surveyor Durban Marine Engineer Oslo Ship Manager, Miami, FL Branch … [Read more...]