OIL AND GAS BOOM: Declining salaries a 'necessary correction' after industry's rapid growth Pamela King, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, February 20, 2014 After several years of steady growth, salaries for energy workers are slowly dropping. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.