Original Article: http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/04/investing/200000-oil-jobs-lost/

“About 95,000 positions were eliminated by energy companies in 2016 alone, according to Challenger. Most of those job cuts occurred earlier this year, as oil prices crashed to a 13-year low of $26 a barrel.

But Challenger noted that there was a “resurgence” of energy-sector job cuts in July, when layoffs spiked by 796% to 17,725.”