Packed House for First-Ever NY NatGas Career Expo


At the first ever Natural Gas Career and Education Expo held at Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY on April 11th...Upon arriving, there was a line of 50 or more people waiting to get in to a packed exhibition area with more than 40 vendors, most of whom were looking for people to fill open positions. Exhibitors ranged from large oil and gas companies like Williams, Cabot Oil & Gas and Chesapeake Energy, to environmental consulting firms, equipment dealers and educational programs. Much of the time between 3 and 7 pm the exhibit area was packed, elbow to elbow, with job seekers ...more than 2,300 people attended the four hour event.

And at the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:


BINGHAMTON -- Larry Peloso Jr. hasn't been able to find work since he graduated from SUNY-Delhi last year with an associate's degree in carpentry and building trades.
"I couldn't find any jobs ... because of the housing industry," said the 22-year old Otsego County resident. "So I was trying to get a job with the gas companies."
Hundreds of job seekers had the same idea Wednesday when an estimated 2,300 people milled the floor of Broome Community College's Ice Center at the inaugural New York Natural Gas Career & Education Expo...