If you’ve reached this article, chances are you are interested in the lucrative Oil & Gas Industry. WARNING – this article is the mother-load of Oil & Gas Jobs info. You may want to bookmark this page, so you can come back to fully digest everything we’re giving you here. FYI.. red links are PDF downloads (gifts from us to you) and green links take to you to the websites of the companies mentioned.
If you know anything about this industry, you know that Texas is the mecca of oil in the United States. However, there are other locations across the country that offer great opportunities in this growing industry. Do yourself a favor and research Shale Plays in US to get a better idea.
Whether you currently live in the lone star state, are planning to move there or just want to get into the O&G business, you’ll want to look into West Texas – Odessa, Midland, Seagraves, Big Spring and the like. If you should also look into South Texas – San Antonio, to be more specific. This list of the Largest Companies Headquarted in Texas is compliments of the Office of the Governor of Texas.
We won’t keep you waiting with too much fluff. Take a look below for a list of companies and jobs in this field.
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Areas of Work
One of the great aspects of the Oil & Gas job market is that there are so many different areas in which you could work. From truck drivers, office managers, engineers to fracing crew! You’ve got plenty to choose from. Here is a very special tip, if you have no experience and want to get your feet wet, to learn the business, do a search for “Oil and Gas transloads” or “Oil and Gas terminals”.
For even more targeted and efficient results add a city to your job search criteria. You will learn a great deal about the business and have the opportunity to move up from there in your new career. Just don’t forget the little people!
Current Oil & Gas Jobs
Take a look at some of current Oil & Gas job openings on Indeed.com
LinkedIn also has a few O&G jobs posted that you can look through.
A quick Google search will show you just how popular these jobs are and how much people just like you are searching for jobs in this growing industry.
Oil & Gas Job Titles
ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING OCCUPATIONS
Real Time Snap Shot: Architecture and Engineering Occupations:
Real Time Snap Shot: Architecture and Engineering Technician Occupations:
Architectural and Civil Drafters
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Civil Engineering Technicians
Electronics Engineering Technicians
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY OCCUPATIONS
Real Time Snap Shot: Management Occupations:
Supply Chain Managers
Risk Management Specialists
Real Time Snap Shot: Supervisory Occupations:
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
Supervisors of Installers, Mechanics and Repairers
Supervisors of Production and Operation Workers
Real Time Snap Shot: Construction Occupations:
Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
Construction and Building Inspectors
Real Time Snap Shot: Extraction Occupations:
Rotary Drill Operators
Service Unit Operators
Helpers – Extraction Workers
INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OCCUPATIONS
Real Time Snap Shot: Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations:
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
Telecommunications Line Installers
General Maintenance and Repair Workers
Helpers – Installation, Maintenance and Repair Workers
PRODUCTION AND TRANSPORTATION OCCUPATIONS
Real Time Snap Shot: Production Occupations:
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator
Real Time Snap Shot: Transportation Occupations:
Heavy-Truck and Tractor-Trailer Drivers
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Oil and Gas Companies
Okay, this is a HUGE list (and not just limited to the US), but we wanted to give you as much information as possible. Also, we told you there’s plenty to go around so we had to prove it. We’ve also prepared a few little gems that you can download and save for more research later to get you closer to your new job in the O&G industry. Yes, that’s legit industry terminology. A very good friend of mine currently works in the industry and she loves it.
BIG TEX Top O&G Producers 2017 (compliments of the Railroad Commission of Texas)
And… another gift for those who are interested in Oil & Gas Drilling Companies
Here you can read about industry big shots: Oil & Gas Industry Giants
Here are the five of major onshore drilling companies:
Nabors operates the world’s largest land drilling rig fleet, with around 500 rigs operating in over 25 countries – in almost every significant O&G basin on the planet. It also has the largest number of high-specification rigs (including new AC rigs and refurbished SCR rigs) and custom rigs, built to withstand challenging conditions such as extreme cold, desert and many complex shale plays.
Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, H&P is a global business with land operations across the US, as well as offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico. It is engaged primarily in the drilling of O&G wells for E&P companies, and recognised for its innovative FlexRig technology.
Patterson-UTI operates land based drilling rigs, primarily in O&G producing regions of the continental US, and western Canada. The company also provides pressure pumping services to US E&P companies and specialist technology, notably pipe handling components, to drilling contractors globally.
Precision is an oilfield services company and Canada’s largest drilling rig contractor, with over 240 rigs in operation worldwide. The Company has two segments. The Contract Drilling Services segment operates its rigs in Canada, the United States and internationally. The Completion and Production Services segment provides completion and workover services and ancillary services to O&G E&P companies in Canada and the US.
Pioneer operates a modern fleet of more than 24 top performing drilling rigs throughout onshore O&G producing regions of the US and Colombia. The company also offers production services include well servicing, wireline, and coiled tubing services – supported by 100 well-servicing rigs, and more than 100 cased-hole, open-hole and offshore wireline units.
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