Workers Needed in the Bakken Formation
January 19, 2014 | BismarckTribune.com
Activity in the Bakken Formation and other energy plays in North Dakota is still creating a demand for more workers than are available. Drillers, welders, truck drivers, mechanics, well service workers, computer scientists, accountants, laborers, carpenters and many other occupations are in high demand.
The Energy Industry is the Biggest Target for Cyberattacks?
November 26, 2013 | Star-Telegram
"The energy industry was the target of 53 percent of all cyberattacks reported to the Department of Homeland Security between October 2012 and May 2013." Quoted from the Star-Telegram article.
The Most Energy-Intensive Industry
July 10, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"The cement industry [...] is the most energy-intensive of all manufacturing industries, with a share of national energy use roughly 10 times its share of the nation's gross output of goods and services. On average, other energy intensive industries' share of energy use is roughly twice their share of gross output. Cement is also unique in its heavy reliance on coal and petroleum coke." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration article.