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Williston jobs still plentiful, becoming more specialized

Although activity in North Dakota’s Bakken oil patch has slowed dramatically from the frantic activity just a year ago, hiring is still going strong, but it’s becoming more specialized. As reported by The Bakken Magazine, the area surrounding Williston, North Dakota, a community in the oil patch core, is still dealing with a shortage of workers ranging from truck drivers ...

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Officials in regional oil industry stress resiliency

BISMARCK, N.D. — A recent slide in oil prices is leading to fewer jobs in the western North Dakota oil patch, but officials there and in northwestern South Dakota say the regional industry is resilient and will ride out the slump. Openings posted at the Job Service North Dakota office in Williston have fallen from about 4,500 before the price ...

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Oil patch jobs still plentiful

Despite the low price of oil and dropping rig count, jobs in the area are still plentiful, according to a report by The Bismarck Tribune. Williston Job Service manager Cindy Sanford says the office hasn’t seen the same slowdown as the rest of the oil patch. She said people looking for work in the Bakken oil field will still find ...

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