MSNBC is reporting that an army of 19,000 contract workers (and some 5,000 volunteers) have swarmed the Gulf Coast to help with clean-up efforts from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It would seem that pitching in to help clean up America’s worst disaster is on the minds and hearts of many [...]
You can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about the clean up efforts from the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Disasters such as these sure to wreak havoc on our ecosystem and give all of us pause for thought about finding alternative fuel sources. If you have spent any [...]
We still do not know if — and when — the Alaska natural gas pipeline will get built, but it seems that some political progress has at least been made. According to the Fairbanks Daily News Miner, the project is now a top priority for President Obama, who is considering making the initiative a public [...]
According to Scotland’s The Herald newspaper, green jobs aren’t just on the rise in the U.S., but in the U.K. as well. The British company Centrica recently announced plans to create 1,500 new green jobs, from engineering positions to green collar assignments. Jobs will include energy efficiency advisers and wind farm installers. On Monday, I [...]
I’ll be back next week with the final segment in my series on Online Learning Programs. This week, however, we’re taking a short break to look at the educational requirements of a career in the gas and oil industry. The field offers a number of high paying opportunities, and even with the current economic crisis, [...]
What will happen to the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline now that its major proponent, Governor Sara Palin, has become the VP choice of McCain? Find out on JobMonkey.