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Oil jobs lost: 250.000 and counting, Texas likely to see massive layoffs soon

Friday, November 27th 2015 - 15:22 UTC
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Crude oil just capped off a third straight week of declines, as WTI nears the $40 per barrel threshold. Goldman Sachs is once again raising the possibility of oil dipping into the $20s per barrel. That spells more pain for the energy sector. Many companies have already slashed spending and culled their payrolls, but the total number of job losses continues to climb. Read full article


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  • El Diego

    In Argentina we are still hiring.....

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 07:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Sure you are, oops there goes another flying pig. HaHa PMSL, and what are you actually hiring hookers?

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 08:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    On the other hand low oil prices helps many other company's who will in turn hire these workers.
    Just a shift in the type of work they are doing. Better for the environment in general

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 08:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    PDSVA is also hiring.

    A bloated, unprofitable mess that is hiring instead of gaining productivity isn't always a good thing.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 09:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • El Diego

    Go have a look at the rig count changes in Argentina vs Texas dumbass. You dickheads obviously don't know shit about the oil industry. Jokers.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 09:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    When the Gov't stops paying U$70/bbl for something worth +/-$30/bbl Arg rig count will plummet.
    Diego won't be able to afford his private jet orBrazilian hooker any longer.

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 01:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0

    I have heard disturbing reports...

    Of some sort of mass shooting in the United States. I hope it's not a recurring problem.

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Chin up lads, remember the ALAMO.

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 08:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Don't worry Nostrils

    Argentina has a much higher homicide rate than the US.

    Young male Argentineans are unfortunately extremely susceptible to being murdered.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 01:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0

    Here is the video of the shooting, and it DOES have audio, unlike the version that the City of Buenos Aires released where they deleted it.

    This video was held onto by Buenos Aires mayor and the Buenos Aires Police Superintendent for 13 months, since they and the city paid the victims family $5 million to settle the matter. When the video was released to the press this past Wednesday, the city lied and said it didn't ever include audio. They released the version without audio to make this look less like an execution, and hoped to dupe the public into thinking the shooting was somehow justified.

    There were several Buenos Aires Federal Police officers who went into the Burger King close by to where the crime occurred, and deleted 83 minutes of footage from their CCTV security camera system. The mayor and police superintendent also lied and said that never happened, despite the Burger King district manager who was there swearing that it did. The BK DM is supposedly going to go in front of a grand jury to explain exactly what happened, and I hope the officers involved with the cover up on the scene and from then on get charged and convicted for their dirty deeds.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Thank you for proving my point.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 10:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0

    We both know you thought all the way that was a typical scenario of some third world city's corrupt police. Not “America's 2nd city”.


    Nov 29th, 2015 - 10:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Still trolling for that sex change tobi? Don't go back to Argentina, you might have to work now.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Oh Nostrils now just lies? Well hardly surprising.

    Did that lie change Argentina's high homicide rate?
    Did that lie stop Argentina's high corruption rate?

    Nor didn't think so. The only person gotcha'd out of this is you yet again.

    As I said, “Thanks for proving my point”.

    My point.....

    You can change your name but you can't escape yourself. Your comments always (ALWAYS) degenerate into the exact same formula. There's nothing original.

    You are like a broken record. You get a real hard on for crime in America and yet (as with most Argentineans) you totally ignore how bad it is in your own country.

    Don't you get it yet?


    Where is your indignation and shadenfreude about that?

    If I lived in Argentina I would be FIVE times more likely to be killed by one of my fellow countrymen than I am now.

    I know the only way you can deal with you pathetic existence and the lack of a real future is to continually seek solace in US problems.

    I, for one, don't understand the US gun culture and their paranoia about big government. I don't agree that many upper police positions are elected. I also think 1000s of police departments are badly run and resourced and many are full of cowboys who should never have been allowed to become cops.

    Thankfully my country doesn't have any of these issues. And all us non-Amercians get it. But you keep thinking that highlighting these crimes..... does what?

    WTH is the purpose?

    PS: Your ASS is still blocking what you say. Sorta sums up your entire presence on this website.

    Nov 29th, 2015 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Brasole de tobo @ #12.....$1.90 a gallon I am paying for gasoline. How much do you suppose that is in Argentina? Hey wait, you don't know because you don;t live in Argentina. Well, I will tell's ARS 14 per liter x 4 is ARS 56 per gallon. Good thing you can't afford un coche Tobicita.

    Dec 02nd, 2015 - 06:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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