Oklahoma has undergone an unprecedented diversification of its economy over the past couple of decades, expanding well beyond its traditional healthy sectors of energy and agriculture.
But the nation is also in the midst of an energy renaissance driven by technologies that enable drillers to reach deposits of oil and natural gas long thought to be out of reach. The result is a resurgence in the prominence of domestic energy production with Oklahoma in the middle of renewed activity. Despite the advent of other aspects of the state economy, energy continues to be the undeniable driver of Oklahoma’s economy. Furthermore, Oklahoma’s energy companies are among the best in the state in terms of employment statistics, benefits and working environments.
While some energy companies are household names, others are less high exposure. They still, however, represent some of the very best companies at which to work – and in today’s energy renaissance, they’re usually hiring.

Chaparral Energy
Employees in OK: 780
Hiring: Hiring in the fields of accounting and finance, IT, air quality, construction, drilling safety, division orders, engineering, enhanced oil recovery, field services, geology, human resources, lease records and production.

Employees in OK: 1,733
Hiring: ConocoPhillips is hiring employees company-wide to fill business and technical roles, whether at the university or experienced-professional level. Candidates are welcome from outside the industry and from within for roles such as geologists, geophysicists and engineers.

New Dominion LLC
Employees in OK: 84
Hiring: New Dominion employs accountants, attorneys, division order specialists, electricians, environmental, health, safety and security specialists, executive and legal assistants, geologists, geology technicians, infrastructure and property management specialists, inventory control specialists, IT professionals, landmen and lease records analysts, well completion specialists, well production workers and more.

SandRidge Energy
Employees in OK: 1,287
Hiring: SandRidge employs individuals in engineering, geology, land, as well as accountants, IT professionals, environmental, health and safety and people in field operations.

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