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Uncovering the 360° Benefit to Oil & Gas Training


Training is an essential component to any company’s safety plan, but it is especially important in a high-risk industry, such as oil and gas. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, the fatality rate for workers in the oil and gas industry is six times more than all other jobs, reinforcing the need for effective training and educational programs for frontline workers. While it is imperative that the entire company hierarchy has an appropriate understanding of potential hazards and how to safely utilize onsite equipment, it’s when a training program is used as a tool for company growth and a method to prevent loss of life that it truly displays a 360 degree benefit.
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State of the Industry – Jobs


There are still no clear answers how the market will play out for 2015 for both field service and professionals in engineering and geoscience, but some expected reactions are coming exactly as expected. The overall decline for field service workers has declined nearly 45% over the last three months and needs for engineering, geoscience and technical professionals for service and operating companies as declined over 38% in that same period of time.
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No Conspiracy When it Comes to Saudi Arabia Oil Price Plummets


 
Since last summer, oil prices have plummeted some 50 percent, sparking conspiracy theories and misguided rhetoric to explain the reason behind the drop. But many of these theories are ridiculous and unrealistic, and by encouraging them, we are creating unnecessary tension and bad press.
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