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Old 11-07-2015, 03:22 PM   #1
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Hi to all, I am 58 and consider myself a newly retired (Sept 2015) after 36 years in the Oil and Gas industry. I still would like to stay in the game but I am sure some of you folks in Texas and Oklahoma patch know that it might be difficult with these current oil prices. Horizontal drilling is a game changer!
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Old 11-07-2015, 03:26 PM   #2
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Welcome! Would you look for part time work in some other area, or are you really only interested in something in your field?
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Old 11-07-2015, 03:35 PM   #3
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I could be open to other areas. I started out with a BS in Geology but my first job was as an engineer. That became my career path for 34 years with a seven year stint as a mid-level manger. I also have an MBA from a small university in west Texas to help mix things up!
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Old 11-07-2015, 04:32 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum and welcome to retirement!!!
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Old 11-07-2015, 05:26 PM   #5
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Old 11-07-2015, 05:54 PM   #6
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Welcome from another retired O&G person in a neighboring state.
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Old 11-07-2015, 06:28 PM   #7
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Welcome to the Forum. It is not easy being your age switch what you were doing and keep a decent pay.
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Old 11-08-2015, 12:23 AM   #8
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Hello and welcome! Congratulations on your retirement!!
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