Three Oklahoma companies will be adding 328 new jobs, boosting the state's economy.
Direct Energy wills nearly double its workforce in Tulsa, adding 115 positions at its customer operations center. The energy company has customers across the US and Canada.
American Castings in Pryor will be hiring for 110 positions. The company makes ducts and iron castings for several industries.
Word Industries Fabrication is adding 103 new jobs in Tulsa. They make metering equipment for the oil and gas industry.
American Castings and Word Industries were recently accepted into the Quality Jobs program which rewards companies for moving to or expanding in Oklahoma by giving them cash payments for new, taxable payroll.