The terms “boom and bust” are indicative of someone who doesn’t fully understand the oil and gas industry.
That was the preface for a presentation by Rhonda Reda, executive director of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program to the Jefferson County Educational Service Center’s administrators breakfast held Thursday at St. Florian Hall.
Reda, who has 30 years of experience in the industry and helped found the OGEEP organization in 1997, said there is a misconception that because drilling slows it’s a “bust” cycle.
Oil and gas as an industry is more than drilling rigs, with more than 85 professions open for hiring now in the region for the industry, she said.
Projecting a slide of language that is gibberish to someone outside the oil and gas industry, she translated it into more common terms and said the industry has to do a better job of presenting itself to people outside the profession.Read the rest of the article by clicking right here.
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