A Texas oil economist said job prospects for those working in the energy sector are mediocre at best even as markets start to return to relative stability. Crude oil prices have held at or near the $50 per barrel mark for the better part of June as markets start to show a reasonably adequate balance between supply and demand. A surplus of oil on the market, coupled with weak demand, sent crude oil prices tumbling from above $100 per barrel in 2014 to below $30 per barrel early this year. For Texas, Karr Ingham, an economist who created a series of metrics to gauge the health of […]

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