Getting an Oilfield Job: Do You Have What it Takes?

April 19, 2013

National Foundation for Veteran Redeployment

What do you get when you cross more than 500,000 barrels of Bakken oil per day with a bazillion oil producers, contractors and investors? Answer: That would be our oil überboom, gushing with plentiful oilfield jobs available to the right people with the right stuff. That was the easy question. Now for the trick question: How do you get one of those jobs?

Another whole industrial subculture has popped up trying to help you answer that question – including a host of websites, a semi of seminars, centers, staffing agencies, not to mention the advice of your next-door-neighbor at the RV park, your relatives back home or that guy on YouTube or behind you in line at Walmart.

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