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How Can Oil and Gas Employees Survive Their Turbulent Industry?

In March 2015, Peter Wang lost his job. He works in the oil and gas industry here in Houston, and he was one of the many thousands downsized as the price of oil plunged. He ultimately found his way to a new job, but along the way he developed an appreciation for the unique challenges […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaFinancial Survival For Oil and Gas Workers Book CoverIn March 2015, Peter Wang lost his job. He works in the oil and gas industry here in Houston, and he was one of the many thousands downsized as the price of oil plunged.

He ultimately found his way to a new job, but along the way he developed an appreciation for the unique challenges oil and gas workers face seeking employment during an industry downturn.

He discusses those challenges, and offers advice for coping with such a volatile industry, in his book Financial Survival for Oil and Gas Workers.

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