Houston Engineering Firm Opens Eagle Ford Branch Office in Webb County

Eagle Ford County Governments Are A Top Target for S&B Infrastructure, Ltd.'s Business Development Efforts
S&B Infrastructure Projects

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Houston-based engineering firm S&B Infrastructure, Ltd. (S&BI) has opened a new branch office in Laredo, TX (Webb County) to serve the Eagle Ford Shale. The company plans on expanding engineering and construction phase management services throughout the play, focusing on infrastructure improvements for Eagle Ford counties. According to S&BI officials, county governments are a primary focus for business development.


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Eagle Ford Shale Stakeholders Summit – 2012

The workforce is expanding substantially and growing pains are felt in local schools and on South Texas roads.
Eagle Ford Shale Workforce Analysis Map

Eagle Ford Shale Workforce Analysis Map | Click to Enlarge

The Eagle Ford Shale Stakeholders Summit was held October 23, 2012, at Texas A&M International University in Laredo. A study released by UTSA’s Tom Tunstall was the talk of the meeting. Tunstall recently published an Eagle Ford workforce analysis and the numbers are quite promising.

In the 14 counties where the play is actively producing, 38,000 Eagle Ford jobs were supported in 2011 and over 80,000 jobs will be supported by 2021. The most significant occupational impacts have been see in what Tunstall characterizes as construction and extraction, office support, transportation, support services, management, and other professional occupations. [Read more…]

Laredo Job Fair January 13, 2012

Don’t forget the Laredo Eagle Ford Job Fair on Friday, January 13th, starting at 9 am at the Laredo Energy Arena (6700 Arena Blvd, Laredo, Texas, 78041). The city along with area partners are hosting the event that will have more than 110 companies participating. Come early. Blasita Lopez, of the Laredo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, expects there will be more than 2,000 attendees at the event.

More than 40 of the companies will be taking applications and interviewing candidates, while the rest will have their products and services on display. Workforce solutions will also be on site to help build resumes and submit applications.

Eagle Ford companies will be filling open positions for administrative, labor, driving, engineering, and even executive positions. Have your resume up to date and be prepared to interview.

Don’t forget that you can search and add listings for open positions at our Eagle Ford Jobs page right now. [Read more…]

South Texas Oil & Gas Job Fairs

More than 10,000 direct Eagle Ford jobs have been created in past two years and most expect that number will more than double over the next two. The play is entering a producing phase where more operations and maintenance personnel will be needed. That’s in addition to the office managers and oilfield workers who are making sure wells are being drilled on schedule. With the influx of workers, we also have more resources at our disposal. There have been Eagle Ford related job fairs almost every week over the past couple of months.

If you want to stay up to date, be sure to visit our new Eagle Ford Job Fairs page, where we’ll be tracking all job fairs. Over the coming month, there’s a job fair in Robstown on December 7, 2011, and another in Laredo on January 13, 2012. In addition, you can always search for jobs right now at our Eagle Ford Jobs page.

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