Colorado Oil And Gas Wells

Hydraulic Gas Fracking Well, Drilling Phase

Hydraulic Gas Fracking Well, Drilling Phase

Colorado oil and gas wells can now be found on the site. Based on data from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the list includes only wells with status codes AC, DG, IJ and WO. Continue reading

Job Hunting? Bird Dog It

Job Hunting? Bird Dog It

Job Hunting? Bird Dog It

When you are looking for a job, it pays to bird dog it. That means be persistent because persistence pays off.

Finding work these days is difficult. It can be so difficult that many people just give up and stop looking. Then they become part of the group called Continue reading

Nebraska Drilling Permits by County 2013

In 2013, Nebraska issued 185 drilling permits in 12 counties. 83 permits were for oil exploration. The remaining 102 permits were granted for oil development. Notably, there were no permits issued for gas wells.

This reflects an emerging trend in numerous fields across North America. Exploration and production are shifting from natural gas to oil. For fracking jobs, there is no real change. Continue reading

Horizontal Fracking Dominates North America Wells

Horizontal Fracking Dominates Wells in North America

Horizontal Fracking Dominates Wells in North America (click image for full-size view)

The trend toward more horizontal hydraulic fracking wells continues to increase. Compared to vertical and directional wells, horizontal drilling is the clear majority. Recent data from Baker Hughes shows just how completely this trajectory is dominating new wells in North America. Continue reading

Baker Hughes Careers

Baker Hughes is a large company involved in all aspects of the oilfield services business in the oil and gas industry. They have been in business for over 100 years and have operations in more than 80 countries around the world.

As one of the oldest oilfield services companies, they have a stability envied by many. With over 60,000 employees, Baker Hughes is a solid company. It is a place to build a life-long career. It is also a diverse company with a firm commitment to an inclusive work environment. They clearly understand the value to business of a diverse workforce.

They help their customers to find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport, and process hydrocarbon resources. Because their business spans so many different aspects of oil development and production, there is a very wide range of job and career options. The video below is an example of some of the engineering careers available.

Baker Hughes Opportunities

Right now, Baker Hughes has over 500 openings for professionals, specialists and technicians in many fields. The openings are also distributed widely across the US. The recent increase in drilling for oil and gas in the US has increased business for Baker Hughes. That means more jobs and more hiring. Check out the Baker Hughes listings now.

Colorado Well Permits Map 2014

The Colorado well permits map shows how the permits distribution looks across the state. As the raw data states, the majority of permits and active wells are in Weld county. Weld is along the northern border with Wyoming and just east of Larimer county. Drilling activity has been Continue reading

Your Job Skills and Strengths

Rig Deck Job Skills

Rig Deck Job Skills

When you apply for a job, you are doing something very basic. You are selling your job skills to an employer. You will make the sale if you can show the interviewer how the business benefits from hiring you. That means showing off your job skills and strengths.

This is so important, I think everyone should be able to do it. You really need to know Continue reading

Colorado Active Drilling Rigs 2014

In Colorado active drilling rigs have been trending up lately. At the end of April 2014 it was just over 70. The active rig count peaked in Colorado in 2009 at 137. It then fell sharply when the price of natural gas crashed. Since then, drillers have Continue reading