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Does Halliburton See Oil Price Spike by 2020?

U.S. construction and fracking major Halliburton believes the oil market crash that has lasted three years will cause oil prices to spike by the year 2020, according to World Oil. The oil industry has lost $2 trillion in investments due to chronically low prices, said...

Oil and Gas Industry Spurs Texas Job Growth

People get tired of hearing how great Texas is, or how great Texans think Texas is, but the fact is that Americans are moving in droves to Texas because jobs are available. And, the engine of that job growth continues to be the oil and gas industry, aided in no small...

Oil and Gas Jobs Rank Among Nation’s Best

CNNMoney and PayScale recently released their list of the nation’s 100 best jobs, and several oil field jobs made it into the coveted rankings. The two organizations ranked jobs on the basis of pay, growth and work satisfaction. The current energy boom, which has...

Oil and Gas Industry Jobs in High Demand

According to a report from IHS Global Insight, the oil and gas industry will need almost 3 million workers by 2020 which is almost double the demand from the industry in 2012.  There is, and will continue to be, a great opportunity to get into this highly lucrative...

New FMCSA Regulations for DOT Physical Requirements

On May 21st, 2014, new FMCSA regulations came into effect in regards to how DOT physicals are done. These new requirements are simple and should not affect truckers a great deal. The regulations basically say that truck drivers, or anyone driving a commercial vehicle,...

No Signs of Slowing Down in The Eagle Ford Shale

According to Kirk Eggleston of EagleFordShale.com, 6 of the top 20 oil-producing counties are in the Eagle Ford Shale area and Karnes County is number one. From all indications, the oil and gas industry in Texas is stronger than ever. Here is a link to Kirk’s article...