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Houston energy cos. report upward trend in headcounts

Joshua Mann
Houston energy cos. report upward trend in headcounts

A number of Houston-based energy companies have indicated a general upward trend in the number of people each of them employ, according to their recently filed annual reports. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC), Baker Hughes, a GE Company (NYSE: BHGE) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) found headcount increases relative to their positions a year ago, according to reports.  Anadarko’s headcount is up 300 people to 4,700, a 7 percent increase, according to its annual report.