While the upstream sector continues to struggle in the low oil price environment, Rigzone explores possible opportunities in midstream. Judging by the many headlines we’ve seen over the past 18 months, words such as layoffs and bankruptcies paint a scary picture for the upstream sector – which has, perhaps unfairly, been dubbed the Debbie Downer of the oil and gas industry. While activity on the upstream side has been stalled, downstream has fared fairly well in regard to hiring, partly due to an inflated candidate pool of skilled professionals who have been laid off because of low oil prices. But where does that leave the midstream sector? Are there any opportunities? Rigzone speaks with industry experts who share what opportunities are present in midstream as well as the future of the midstream sector. Employment Opportunities Earlier this year, when crude prices were less than $30 per barrel, layoff announcements […]