Findings from the ECITB’s new Workforce Census suggest the engineering construction industry headcount is on course to return to pre-Covid levels by 2023. But the scale of recovery may not be enough to deliver the volume of engineers needed for net zero and prevent future labour shortages.
Nearly 35,000 UK jobs supported by the oil and gas industry have been lost in the last year as Covid and volatile prices struck, according to a landmark new report.
Low-carbon energy projects in the north-east could create up to 20,600 jobs in the next ten years, a new report has predicted.
The chance to take the first step on the career path in the renewable energy sector will be in the spotlight at an event this week.
Renewable energy now supports around 23,000 jobs in Scotland, with economic output of £5.2billion a year, according to a new report.
Young people considering working in energy overwhelmingly prefer the opportunities of the renewables sector to oil and gas.
Robots could replace hundreds of thousands of oil and gas jobs, save billions in drilling costs by 2030, Rystad says
Even when the Covid-19 downturn is finally past us, operators will have to continue exploring new avenues for cost reductions to be better equipped to withstand future market declines. In a report that looked into the adoption of robotics across the petroleum industry, Rystad Energy found that existing solutions could replace hundreds of thousands of oil and gas jobs globally and reduce drilling labor costs by several billion dollars by 2030, if there is an industry push for such a transition.
The number of jobs in the UK offshore wind industry will swell by more than 43,000 within the next five years, according to a new report.
TC Energy Corp. has cut 1,000 jobs in both the US and Canada after President Joe Biden canceled the Keystone XL oil pipeline project.
Dozens of jobs are at risk at Aberdeen engineering firm TDC, despite the company’s hope to stave off redundancies.
Up to 200 jobs are at risk at the Petroineos oil refinery in Grangemouth.
Texas added 700 oil and gas extraction jobs in September, the first uptick since the coronavirus pandemic broke out nationally.
Aberdeen faces a “tough winter ahead” as new figures show job opportunities in the city are the worst in the UK.
An Aberdeen engineering firm has expanded its team after obtaining substantial backing from a Malaysian energy services group earlier this year.
Wood has secured a $75million (£58.2m) contract with Equinor for its Mariner field, supporting around 100 jobs.
Several jobs have been saved at an Aberdeen oil and gas services firm after it was bought out of administration.
Almost three-quarters of the pandemic-driven jobs losses in the U.S. petroleum and chemical sectors may not come back before the end of next year, according to Deloitte LLP.
The oil and gas industries stand on a cliff edge and could take communities in the north-east with them should they fall, council officials have warned.
Oilfield service firm Weatherford has said it made 130 employees redundant in Aberdeen in the first half of 2020 in an effort to get a grip on its costs.
Fast-tracked North Sea decommissioning projects should be used as a “skills bridge” to get hundreds of oil workers over the current job-cuts crisis and into green energy roles, a new report said.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has said the energy giant will “resize as appropriate” as it moves to become a “simpler and leaner” organisation.
Encouraging start-up companies to remain in the north-east will have a "transformational" effect on jobs creation in the energy sector, according to an industry expert.
Centrica will hope to win back some investor confidence on Friday as it presents its latest figures amid a tough battle with unions.
A clean energy trade body has urged the UK Government to “lift capacity caps” to entice £20 billion of investment and create 12,000 renewables jobs.
The African Energy Chamber has launched a jobs portal in order to help the continent’s energy market bounce back.