A forecast for Scottish economic growth recently issued by EY indicates that onshore upstream employment in Aberdeen is expected to fall 0.3% by 2021. Interestingly, the same report details that there is likely to be an increase in the number of jobs in the wider oil and gas sector in the coming years, including roles associated with technology, administration and communication. It is clear that O&G jobs are not going to disappear overnight, yet, all the same, this change is likely to have an impact on the individuals working within the industry.
A north-east oil and gas careers advice event is to take place next month.
Energy companies in Houston and elsewhere have ramped up hiring as oil prices hover at their highest levels since 2014, according to LinkedIn's monthly workforce report.
Aberdeen’s workforce has officially “bounced back” to near-record levels after plummeting during the oil and gas crash.
Falling unemployment in the north-east and a “buoyant” job market in the north have put a shine on disappointing figures for the number of Scots in and out of work.
The rise of robots could lead to thousands of jobs being lost in Aberdeen over the next 12 years – but a new study has said that the city is better placed than others to cope.
The Texas oil industry's attempt to do more with less may have left the state's oil and gas workforce permanently smaller.
Aberdeen will feel the effects of the oil sector downturn for years to come, with another 5,500 energy sector jobs expected to be lost by 2027, a new report says.
Reports of renewed optimism in the North Sea should be treated with “skepticism and caution” according to a union boss.
The number of people looking for work across the north-east has fallen year-on-year as jobs start to slowly emerge in the oil and gas industry.
Ensco confirmed plans to shed close to 80 jobs after its $850million takeover of Atwood Oceanics.
Scotland’s ability to provide services to the oil and gas industry has been bolstered by a £5.1 million research and development (R&D) investment.
The pay squeeze on British households has intensified with wage growth falling further behind inflation, new figures show.
Recovery from the oil downturn is starting to be felt in the north-east, according to JobCentre staff, as Scotland sees unemployment hit its lowest level in 25 years.
Oil major Shell today announced plans to cut 90 onshore positions at its UK North Sea business in Aberdeen.
The number of energy industry vacancies advertised in the UK has soared in the past year as the sector shows signs of recovery, a new report said.
Inability of Aberdeen economy to cope with North Sea losses should be ‘wake-up call’ says business boss
Scotland should focus on a UK-wide Brexit deal rather than constitutional issues in order to grow the economy, the head of a leading business group has said.
Oil and gas employment agency Advance Global Recruitment (AGR) has been awarded a three year contract with Italian contractor Saipem to provide staff.
Norwegian oil service provider Aker Solutions has reduced its total headcount by nearly 5,000 jobs since the start of the downturn in 2014.
Baker Hughes has denied that the downsizing of the firm's Norway arm is related to the proposed merger with GE Oil and Gas.
The world's largest energy recruitment ad employment report has revealed a "significant" differences in opinion between hiring managers and job candidates.
Members of Scotland’s biggest offshore trade union have voted to reject a pay offer.
The jobs market is being hit by Brexit, with hiring confidence “diving” in parts of the UK which strongly supported remaining in the EU, a study reveals.
Global oil prices have reached the level where demand for talent picks up again, a recruitment agency claims.
Some three years ago, I chaired a Commission on Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce.