A new report from the Brookings Institute, one of the nation’s leading research firms, identified Houston, Texas, as the fastest-growing metropolitan area in North America in terms of GDP expansion and employment growth.
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You could have the best experience, Grade Point Average and skillset in the world, but when it comes to applying for jobs, none of that matters if you can’t communicate it well.
When applying for jobs, it’s natural to want to include every accomplishment you’ve ever had in your resume. But according to TheLadders.com, an online job board, hiring managers are looking for less Tolstoy and more infomercial.
Sanchez Energy Corp., a fossil fuel exploration and processing company, announced on November 29 that it had selected several new members for its leadership team, including a new chief operating officer and a new board of directors executive chairman.
Kirby Corporation, an oil and liquified gas transportation firm based in Houston, Texas, announced on November 27 that it will be purchasing Penn Maritime, an oil barge operator, sometime in December 2012.
In a bid to promote greater cooperation among energy companies, innovators, entrepreneurs and investors, the inaugural Total Energy USA Conference, located at the George R. Brown Convention
According to the American Chemical Society’s AMS Nano publication, the engineering group has created a prototype that is capable of producing steam faster than the traditional methods of boiling water with coal or other fossil fuels.
According to various media reports, the Downtown Living Program could disburse an incentive package worth as much as $4 million. The project, the design of which has yet to be formally approved by Houston’s government, would have a $67 million price tag.
The best part, according to Matteo Pasquali, one of the lead researchers for the initiative, was the relatively simple process of making the nanotube sheets.
In what is sure to be a revitalizing moment for Texas’ energy market, Saudi Aramco, Saudia Arabia’s largest oil company and considered by some economists to be the most valuable business on the planet, has announced a joint venture with the Houston government.
Most notable among these developments was the IEA report published earlier this month which stated that, according to its findings, the United States will become the top oil producer in 2017.
This transition presumably allows Alloy Metals and Tubes International, Inc. (AMTI), to grow their manufacturing capabilities and hire more workers.
GM announced in September that it will be creating “IT Innovation Centers” in several cities, with the first being constructed in Austin, Texas.
According to reports from local news sources, the Lone Star State has a robustly growing renewable energy market, an industry that currently accounts for the most potential for clean power in the nation.
Baron Energy’s stake in the region began in April 2012, and since then it has increased production to over 22 facilities with several more planned for deployment during the next six months.
Due to the importance of this type of position, database architect candidates can expect to find good benefits and pay in the field. The BLS states that, as of 2010, the average take home pay for this job is $75,000, which is roughly $37 per hour.