Challenging times

One of the hardest things I’ve faced as an engineer has been company layoffs. It can happen to engineers working in almost any industry. Right now the oil and gas industry is in a downturn due to oversupply and less demand causing low oil and gas prices. While...
Welcome to the oil and gas industry

Welcome to the oil and gas industry

I started my second job, moving from the semiconductor manufacturing industry to the upstream oil and gas industry, in a time when the energy industry was booming. It is a cyclical industry with boom and bust cycles. There was a gap in the workforce due to the bust...


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