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Boom Town Life

Oilfield Hiring Slowdown Strategies

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015

The news is awash with reports about the falling price of oil. As a result, there are also growing numbers of reports that touch on the subject of possible slowdowns in the...

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Fracking Controversy

Why Oil Price Declines Are a Good Thing

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014

The headlines in late 2014 have focused on Ebola (no longer front page news in the U.S.), the early winter in the lower 48 (surprise! Winter arrives every year!), and the drop in...

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What Does Your DAC Report Look Like?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

Hang around with enough oilfield, over-the-road, or local truck drivers either at a truck stop or online, and you'll eventually hear about something called a "DAC report". What is...

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Oilfield Family Finances

Walk Away from Your Boomtown Mortgage

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015

Most of those who found jobs during the recent oilfield boom had a hard time finding housing near the oilfields where they worked. A few went as far as buying a home or condo as...

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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 is available...

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 high demand...

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...