Energy companies are hiring again

Bloomberg:
Job postings are returning to the U.S. oil patch as the global crude market continues to recover.

In the five states where the crude industry carries the highest impact on the local labor market, the number of oilfield listings as a share of total work posts climbed 52.1 percent from August through October, according to the job-listing site Indeed.com.
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This is likely tied to the increased price of oil, but I would not discount the effect of the Trump administration's pro-energy policies and the appointment of Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy.  He has a track record of creating energy job in Texas.

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