How can you find out which oil drilling companies are hiring?


Quick Answer

Websites that specialize in the oil and gas industry, such as Rigzone.com, are a good place to start when on the lookout for oil drilling companies that are hiring. Rigzone is a leading website that feature news, job postings, events and other information related to the industry, as stated on its website. The search process involves going to the website, navigating to the job search page and using the search tool to search for oil drilling companies that are hiring.

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As of September 2009, the number of employment in the oil and gas well drilling industry number to more than 63,000, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). Texas counties and Louisiana parishes have the highest employment level with drilling having a large share of employment in the localities.

The following shows how to search for oil drilling companies that are hiring via the Rigzone website.

  1. Go to the website
  2. Type Rigzone.com into the browser and press Enter.

  3. Go to the Jobs page
  4. Navigate to the page by clicking on the Jobs option on the main menu of the home page.

  5. Search for the companies
  6. There are two options for searching for oil drilling companies that are hiring. One is to type a skill on the search tool and then sift through the results for oil drilling companies. The other option is browsing by category and clicking on the Drilling/Rig and then clicking on the links for more information about the job opening and the hiring company.

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