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Oilfield company EnerCrest closes 5 offices

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Denver-based oilfield services company EnerCrest says it has closed five locations in four states and laid off 225 employees.

Most layoffs, 125, were at a location that closed in Sibley, La.

Others were laid off with closings in Big Piney, Williston, N.D., Rifle, Colo., and Greeley, Colo. Thirty people each were laid off in Big Piney and Williston and 20 each in Rifle and Greeley.

The downsizing happened in mid-March. Todd Erickson, the company’s chief development officer, on Friday blamed the “chronic downturn” in the oil and gas industry.

EnerCrest builds roads, pipelines and other facilities related to oil and gas development. Erickson says EnerCrest has done little construction since last year.


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