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Enterprise Offshore Drilling Laying Off Dozens Of Offshore Oil Workers


January 10, 2020

Houston oilfield service company Enterprise Offshore Drilling is laying off more than five dozen oil-rig workers in the Gulf of Mexico.

Houston oilfield service company Enterprise Offshore Drilling is laying off more than 60 workers assigned to an offshore rig operated by a client in the Gulf of MexicoIn a letter filed with the Texas Workforce Commission, Enterprise reported that the company is laying off 61 people working aboard Enven Energy's DD 202 offshore drilling rig about 100 miles off shore. Enven is shutting down the rig Jan. 31, Enterprise Offshore Drilling Vice President of Human Resources Amy Warner wrote in her letter.

The layoffs began in November and are expected to be completed by the end of February.

In a statement, EnVen said the rig release was planned and followed the successful completion of a nearly two-and-a-half-year drilling program and not as a result of a downturn.

Houston oilfield service company Enterprise Offshore Drilling is laying off more than five dozen oil-rig workers in the Gulf of Mexico.

In a letter filed with the Texas Workforce Commission, Enterprise reported that the company is laying off 61 people working aboard Enven Energy's DD 202 offshore drilling rig about 100 miles off shore. Enven is shutting down the rig Jan. 31, Enterprise Offshore Drilling Vice President of Human Resources Amy Warner wrote in her letter.

The layoffs began in November and are expected to be completed by the end of February.

In a statement, EnVen said the rig release was planned and followed the successful completion of a nearly two-and-a-half-year drilling program and not as a result of a downturn.

Source: Chron

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