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Why Americans Should Be Thankful for Fracking

During this Thanksgiving season, those of us who are fortunate enough to live in the United States have many things to be thankful for, indeed. And now, with the expansion of...

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Boom Town Life

How Much is the Rent in Williston?

Two years ago, we first published our informal survey of rental rates in the “ground zero” boomtown of the fracking phenomenon: Williston, North Dakota. Well, as one...

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Fracking Controversy

Oilfield Housing Shortage Solution: an RV?

Do enough research on moving to the most active fracking “boom” areas, like those in North Dakota or Texas, and you’ll eventually come across stories about...

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Fracking Jobs

The Ultimate Guide to Work Boots

Whether you haul frac sand or crude, perform roustabout duties, or trudge between a sample source and your mudlogging office, you need work boots to get your oilfield work...

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Recent Posts

Fracking Companies: Find Them Here

Fracking Companies: Find Them Here

Fracking Jobs has compiled a directory featuring over 100 oilfield companies that are active in the “unconventional” oil and gas industry throughout the United States. The directory is free, but registration to use it is required. Register to use the FJ Fracking Companies Directory here. Or, find out more about the directory below: What information...

Oil and Gas Industry Internships

Oil and Gas Industry Internships

From time to time, we at Fracking Jobs receive inquiries regarding oil and gas industry internships. While we don’t compile a list of the companies that offer internships, we thought it would be worthwhile to post a brief article about the subject. If you’re a student who is considering a career in the shale oil industry, you should be focusing on...

Which Shale Plays Produce the Most Oil and Gas?

Perhaps the best known oil and gas shale regions in the United States are the Bakken region which is located primarily in North Dakota, and the Eagle Ford region which is located in South Texas. However, there are many other shale plays located in the lower 48 United States, and six of these plays (including the aforementioned Bakken and Eagle Ford plays) are...