Pay Scale

Five Best Places to Live if You Work in Oil and Gas


The oil and gas industry is going through an incredible boom period and is now one of the highest paying industries in the country with annual median pay exceeding $90,000. In addition, median pay for highly skilled engineering jobs is even higher, offering median salaries of more than $105,000 per year. While it’s apparent that many workers in the oil and gas sector are doing better than Americans at large, there are dramatic differences in these salaries from location to location.
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In The Headlines

Sungard

U.S. Energy Policies are Affecting Investment Decisions


The recent announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the U.S. will reduce CO2 emissions from coal generation by 30% from 2005 levels by the year 2030 is the latest in a number of policy and regulatory decisions that have and will continue to affect the energy supply and demand balance in the U.S.
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Topic of Discussion

EY

Energy Exports: Slow and Steady will Win the Race


The Commerce Department’s recent decision to allow two U.S.-based companies to export processed condensate is seen by some as a precursor to a complete overhaul of the crude oil export ban that has been in place for decades.
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