Here's more evidence of why Texas--specifically, south Texas--continues to outpace the rest of the nation in economic growth and jobs creation. As Governor Perry says, "Texas is 'open for business!'" If you (or someone you know) is looking for work--or possibly a career change--check this out!

As reported by Trey Meynig at

Thanks to the nearby Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas field, natural resource based industries continue to thrive and expand, one such company is Pioneer. Rhonda Fotiades, public affairs specialist with Pioneer, says a recent expansion of their Victoria county operations alone have brought them from about 50 employees to well over 200 in just a matter of weeks.

"Its a brand new facility and soon we will have a grand opening."said Fotiates


According to the report, the greatest need in the oil/gas industry is for truck drivers, followed by laborers and engineers. Click the link below to see the complete story.

You might just find your next great job at the upcoming Townsquare Media Career Fair at the Hilton Garden Inn/Victoria, Feb. 4, 2014 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Make plans to be there!

(via Area Companies Expanding - Crossroads Today.)