Texas Upstream Employment Trends Indicate Talent Shortage

Texas Upstream Employment Trends Indicate Talent Shortage

World Oil

 

AUSTIN, Texas — As reported by TIPRO earlier this month, employment growth for the Texas upstream sector stalled in the fourth quarter of 2018 following many months of consecutive growth. A variety of factors contributed to the slowdown in hiring, including takeaway capacity constraints in West Texas, lower crude oil prices, rising material costs resulting from tariffs, as well as an ongoing shortage of available talent.

TIPRO’s data will illustrate some of the employment trends in the upstream oil and natural gas sector in fourth-quarter 2018 based on job postings, which were collected…(read the full story).

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