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Jobs remain unfilled in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — Finding a job should be easy in an area with booming private and commercial industries, but with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, Carlsbad’s businesses are hanging out hiring signs. Regional data from New Mexico Workforce Connections show that there are 1,728 open jobs in Eddy County currently, and Eddy County ranks fifth in the ...

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Chevron lays off 56 local employees

Chevron USA Inc. announced Wednesday that adverse market conditions have prompted it to lay off 56 workers in the San Joaquin Valley, or 3 percent of its Bakersfield-based business unit. The move adds to the 1,200 or more oil-related jobs lost in Kern County since late last year as oil prices have fallen to below $45 per barrel from more ...

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Job growth in southeast Oklahoma

Diversify the economy. This is one way southeast Oklahoma, as a region heavily dependent on agriculture and energy for jobs, can address its long-held tradition of higher unemployment rates when compared to the rest of the state, said economist Chad Wilkerson of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Oklahoma City branch. “How to bring it down?” Wilkerson said of ...

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Need an oil field job? ‘Interviews’ result in arrests for 15 fugitives

Greeley police and Weld County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested 15 fugitives with 18 misdemeanor and five felony warrants being served from municipalities in Weld and Larimer counties. A joint operation of the Greeley Police Department Patrol, Greeley Police Special Enforcement Team and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit led to the arrests. The operation involved contacting wanted individuals ...

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Two companies continue cuts in Texas energy industry

Two Houston-based oilfield companies have announced more job cuts on the horizon for Texas. National Oilwell Varco and Cal Dive International will cut a combined 276 jobs this month, according to state regulators on Monday. Fuel Fix reported that Cal Dive, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March, told the Texas Workforce Commission it is closing two facilities ...

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Alpha Natural files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection

BRISTOL, Va.— Alpha Natural Resources is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the fourth big coal producer to do so within the last two years. The company operates about 60 coal mines throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Wyoming. Coal prices have plunged in recent years as utilities have switched increasingly to natural gas, partly because of price, but ...

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Chevron pulls nearly 1,000 jobs in Houston

Chevron announced Tuesday that the company will lay off 1,500 oil and gas workers companywide, including over 900 positions in Houston. In a statement released to KPRC 2 News, Chevron said that due to cost reduction efforts approximately 950 positions will be reduced in Houston. Operations in San Ramon, California will experience a reduction of 500 jobs and internationally, 50 ...

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