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Halliburton hiring in West Texas

An oil and gas drilling rig operating in the Permian Basin near Farmington, New Mexico. (Image courtesy of Encana Corp)

According to FuelFix, Halliburton is set to hire 200 workers in the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico. The Current-Argus reported that Halliburton spokeswoman Emily Mir said in late December there will be job opportunities throughout the Permian, including in Artesia. As the oil industry begins to see a small upswing, local businesses are crossing their fingers that ...

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US rigs down 9 this week to 700

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HOUSTON — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to 700. The Houston firm said Wednesday 538 rigs sought oil and 162 explored for natural gas amid depressed energy prices. A year ago, 1,840 rigs were active. Among major oil- and gas-producing ...

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Oil and Gas Awards heads to Dallas in 2015

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Dallas, Texas is set to host this year’s Southwest & Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards, which is a platform to honor the best and most innovative in the industry. The 2015 awards will focus on acknowledging oil and gas industry areas of environmental stewardship, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health & safety. A Southwest & Midcontinent Industry Summit will ...

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