BHP Job Fairs Underway in the Eagle Ford

Three Job Fairs Planned - April 9-11
Eagle Ford Event Registration Line Photo

Registration line at a recent Eagle Ford Expo | Click to Enlarge

BHP began holding jobs fairs this past week and still has a few on the schedule. If you’re looking for a South Texas oilfield job, BHP is one of the largest operators in the play and plans to hire hundreds in the region. The company plans three job fairs next week: [Read more…]

Texas Builders Are Moving to Rural Eagle Ford Areas

Texas builders are moving from San Antonio and Houston into more rural areas of South Texas where the housing market is much stronger. Major home developments have been built in La Vernia, Floresville, and another is on the way in Kenedy.

With the 10,000 plus direct jobs and many more indirect jobs that have been created to date, there will likely be a housing boom for many years in rural areas like Carrizo Springs and Floresville.  [Read more…]

Job Creation Isn’t Slowing in the Eagle Ford

Job creation isn’t slowing down. In fact, we really need the number of qualified applicants to increase. Chesapeake hired 34 new employees on the spot at a job fair last week. (There’s a job fair today – November 15th – in Floresville from 9:30-3:30)

If you are looking for work, you should at least explore the industry. There’s not much we don’t need in the oilfield. Also, check out our Jobs Page where there are 100s of jobs. [Read more…]

Floresville Housing Stretched by the Eagle Ford

Eagle Ford Housing demand from oilfield workers is stretching all the way from San Antonio to smaller surrounding towns like Floresville. Neither town sits atop the Eagle Ford, but industry workers have filled beds and made it hard to find a room. RV parks, and hotels are popping up everywhere. I expect we’ll get a home building boom in the near future.

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