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2023 Salary Spotlight: Accounting and Finance

2023 experienced upstream oil & gas financial and accounting professionals has been steady and sometimes downright frenetic. ...

2023 Salary Spotlight: Geologists, GeoTechs and Geophysicists

2023 was a better year for both compensation and hiring demand for experienced Geologist, GeoTechs and GIS Analysts, particularly for the early and mid-career professionals...

2023 Salary Spotlight: Landman

CSI Recruiting finds Petroleum Landman need to be adaptable, blending technical expertise with business acumen and technology-savvy...

2023 Salary Spotlight: Engineering Techs/Analysts

With base salaries nearly 5% higher than last year, CSI found Engineering Technicians and Analysts saw consistent demand for their services in all segments of the upstream oil & gas industry, including operating companies, minerals / non-op companies and financial institutions. ...

2023 Salary Spotlight: Production / Operations Engineers

Production and Operations Engineers continue to see strong demand for their services, particularly those on the front end of their careers, with total compensation north of $200k....

2023 Salary Spotlight: Drilling Engineers

The coming year should be steady for the best drilling engineers, with positions coming available here and there, but without consistent hiring demand. Salaries year-to-year remain flat and for those with spotty job history or with restrictions on geographic location, securing a position will be...

2023 Salary Spotlight: Reservoir Engineer

Reservoir Engineers continue to be in the highest demand within the petroleum engineering sphere, and their base salaries and compensation packages have never been higher....

2023 – What Are Folks Earning?

CSI's 20th annual E&P Salary Report has been published and the industry is doing well. Here's a quick overview of salary basics for key positions. Be on the lookout for future blogs as we dive deeper into individual disciplines....

Zoom Doesn’t Accelerate Your Career

You need to be known to move up. Make the effort, do the face time with those above and below you in the company, even if management doesn’t require your presence....

2023 Reflections on E&P Industry 

Acquisitions announced in 2023 totaled over $100B. We at CSI Recruiting estimate that the domestic E&P industry has approximately 30% fewer professionals working in full-time positions than in 2015. That downward trend needs to abate for us to do all the work necessary to keep...