Pandemic’s effect on oil and gas grads


For college graduates, finding a job can always be challenging, and yes, frustrating. But as the New York Times found out, those grads who chose oil and gas for their possible careers are more than frustrated as the industry was smacked by the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s nigh on impossible to find a job for many of the disappointed graduates. And it raises memories from decades ago during a previous oil and gas downturn of the joke about how to get an oil and gas geologist’s attention?  “Oh waiter!”

But it’s not funny for those who built up debt into the tens of thousands of dollars.

The Times interviewed several of them in Texas.

Click here for the story from the New York Times.

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