Occupational Employment Statistics

Table 1. Oil and gas and water transportation occupations by location quotient for selected metropolitan areas, May 2009
Occupation Beaumont- Port Arthur, TX Victoria, TX Lake Charles, LA Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels

4.00 (1) (1) 149.70

Chemical engineers

9.50 14.05 7.91 (1)

Chemical equipment operators and tenders

11.97 9.05 (1) (1)

Chemical plant and system operators

15.14 27.46 34.29 (1)

Chemical technicians

8.10 17.65 5.43 0.96

Commercial divers

(1) (1) (1) 35.00

Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

4.13 (1) 4.72 (1)

Derrick operators, oil and gas

(1) (1) (1) 17.50

Environmental engineers

0.97 (1) 1.44 (1)

Environmental science and protection technicians, including health

3.17 (1) (1) (1)

Gas plant operators

7.64 (1) (1) (1)

Helpers—extraction workers

(1) 6.74 (1) (1)

Petroleum engineers

7.50 3.30 1.70 (1)

Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers

35.09 (1) 29.46 7.46

Pump operators, except wellhead pumpers

9.63 (1) (1) 17.63

Riggers

4.20 (1) 12.20 70.10

Roustabouts, oil and gas

4.23 27.83 1.34 14.40

Sailors and marine oilers

15.67 (1) 14.96 113.71

Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

5.82 20.14 6.07 8.39

Ship engineers

(1) (1) (1) 91.00

Footnotes:
(1) Estimate not released

Last Modified Date: October 27, 2010

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