7 tips to building a powerful energy resume

Consulting in the energy industry is a constant hustle. Hard shifts and long hitches leave little time to book the next job, meaning you spend your off hitch days finding new opportunities. You don't have time to waste on applying for work using a subpar resume. It’s vital that your resume communicates the most important information about your experience and certifications during even the most casual skimming – not to mention, you have to make…

How to Break into the Energy Industry

The best way to find get your foot in the door of an exciting and growing industry. At first glance, finding information or listings for entry-level jobs in the energy industry is a daunting task. Most of the job posting you find will require at least five years of experience and there just isn’t information on how to break into the industry. The main reason for this is that the big energy companies, especially in…

RigUp Raises $300 Million in Series D Funding Led by a16z

The energy industry’s fastest growing tech startup has raised more than $450 million to date. (more…)

Looking for energy work? RigUp has you covered.

RigUp exists to empower the people who power the world. One of the ways we do this is through our platform – the largest workforce marketplace in the North American energy industry. And the key to tapping into the power of that marketplace is your profile.Whether your a long-time oilfield veteran or just wrapping up your first year as a roustabout, optimizing your RigUp profile is the best way to position yourself to operators and…

RigUp Families: Father-daughter team trim overhead with RigUp

When running an oil & gas consulting business, there's no shortage of things to manage. Between the job itself, the paperwork, and taxes, it's no wonder why oil & gas professionals often enlist family members to help their consulting businesses. We've spoken to wives, daughters, and other family members about how RigUp has changed the way their businesses work for the better.Meet Bobby, an oil & gas consultant with 40 years of experience in drilling,…

Tips for Pipeline Workers

Did you know the United States has the largest network of energy pipelines in the world? That's 2.4 million miles of pipe! Stay at the top of your game as a pipeline worker by checking out the tips below. 1. Staying Fit Pipeline work can be physically demanding and requires a certain level of endurance and stamina. Pipeliners can often find themselves in awkward positions doing physically repetitive tasks for long periods of time. On…

5 Fun Facts About the Permian Basin

  The Permian Basin is not only rich with petroleum and natural gas deposits; it’s rich in history, too. Here are five facts about the Permian Basin you might not know.  1. The Name  The Permian Basin gets its name from the Permian geologic period which began 299 million to 251 million years ago. This time period is best known for its dramatic ending, when an asteroid struck Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs! Over…

Tax Tips for Contractors

  It’s tax season! RigUp is here to help. Thanks to online marketplaces like RigUp, it’s easier than ever for people to work for themselves as 1099 independent contractors,  especially in industries like oil & gas. With the great freedom of contract work, however, comes the great responsibility of 1099 taxes. We recommend speaking to a tax professional when preparing your taxes to make sure you’re getting as much of your hard earned money back as…

RigUp Raises $60 Million in Series C Funding Led by Founders Fund

RigUp, the energy industry’s fastest growing tech startup, has raised $90 million+ to date. Austin, Texas, January 29, 2019 -- RigUp, the energy industry’s predominant marketplace for on-demand services and labor, has raised a $60 million Series C round led by Founders Fund. Existing investors including Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group, and Bedrock Capital also participated in the round. “We’re preparing to rapidly expand our products and services in response to a fast-growing customer…

RigUp Highlights of 2018

We started RigUp over four years ago to build the premier marketplace for oilfield services. Our product began as a mobile app for the field and has grown into the leading on-demand marketplace for the energy industry. Today, our growing team has enabled RigUp to double down on our mission of empowering the people who power the world.We connect E&P companies and service providers through technology–helping the energy industry get to work faster and more effectively. We're grateful for the support of over…

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