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New oil and gas job training facility open in Williston

Despite the current oil and gas drilling slowdown Williston is now home to a new workforce training facility, according to the Forum News Service. The new, $7.5 million TrainND Northwest Center at Williston State College combines classroom education with the campus’ petroleum simulator and field program, which includes a workover rig and other field equipment for hands-on experience. TrainND CEO ...

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DOJ review of Halliburton and Baker Hughes deal extended

The mega-merger between the world’s second and third largest oil field service companies will grant U.S. antitrust regulators additional time to review the deal. The two companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, have entered into a timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The review process of the merger, valued at $34.6 billion, will be ...

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Top 5 Marcellus stories of the week

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Halliburton is closing its doors in Indiana County After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton has decided it is time to close down its service there.  Halliburton decided to close the Indiana County yard primarily so that they could be in closer proximity to the bulk of its customers.  To read the full story, click here. Bye-bye renewable energy in ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

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The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, despite the region saying goodbye to a major oil and gas services company. After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton is closing the doors to its service yard.  The driving factor behind the closing is Halliburton’s desire to be closer to its customers.  Halliburton’s ...

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Top 5 Marcellus stories of the week

(Photo: Ruhrfisch via Wikimedia Commons)

Halliburton is closing its doors in Indiana County After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton has decided it is time to close down its service there.  Halliburton decided to close the Indiana County yard primarily so that they could be in closer proximity to the bulk of its customers.  To read the full story, click here. Utica and Marcellus activity ...

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Halliburton is closing its doors in Indiana County

After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton has decided it is time to close down its service there. Halliburton decided to close the Indiana County yard primarily so that they could be in closer proximity to the bulk of its customers.  Halliburton’s spokesperson Susie McMichaels made the following statement regarding the company’s shift: Halliburton is moving operations to Zanesville because ...

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Far from over: 11,000 jobs on the chopping block

Even with the promising signs that the oil slump is subsiding, oil and gas workers in Oklahoma may suffer another wave of job cuts by the year’s end. A News on 6 report on Wednesday stated that 11,000 Oklahomans working in the oil and gas industry could lose their jobs by the end of 2015. The economic research company Region ...

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Europe needs Pennsylvania’s natural gas

Thanks to Russia forcing Europe to pay high natural gas prices, Central and Eastern European counties are in need of Pennsylvania’s natural gas. On Monday, speakers at Williamsport-Lycoming Chamber of Commerce member connection event advocated the idea of exporting Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale gas.  During the discussion, commerce members requested the self-imposed exporting limits on natural gas be put to an ...

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Oil field job cuts cross 150,000

Job slashing from the oil bust reached a staggering 150,000 at the end of May, according to energy recruiting firm Swift Worldwide Resources. In a recent Fuel Fix publication, Swift elaborated that when compared globally, the United States has seen the “the fastest and steepest decline.” Layoffs have slowed dramatically as oil prices have just begun to regain some footing ...

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