Oil firms must seize the opportunity presented by the Covid-19 pandemic to grasp the nettle and embrace digital technology and data analysis, industry experts have said.
Looking after the wellbeing of our colleagues in the global energy workforce during the coronavirus pandemic is, in a sense, business as usual for all of us at Opito.
More than 140 young people from a dozen schools around the north-east of Scotland took part in the final day of Subsea Expo 2020.
Our industry is facing a tremendous challenge as we tackle the energy transition, and developing a workforce that is multi-skilled, flexible and technology-enabled is critical.
A former petrol pump designer has scooped Opito’s Apprentice of the Year Award at the age of 33.
The head of Aberdeen Science Centre has revealed the building will reopen in June, following a huge revamp which will create “a massive wow factor”.
Now more than ever, it is important we work to attract the next generation into the industry.
The white heat of digital technology has greatly intensified during 2019. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is massively disrupting and transforming our industry and society all around us.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has forecasted “some difficult times ahead” as the industry embraces digital innovations.
A network dedicated to increasing the number of women in the UK energy industry has warned that digitalisation is not a guaranteed “gender balance magic wand”.
The energy sector gender pay gap (GPG) remained relatively high last year thanks in part to the traditionally male-dominated oil and gas sector – but the changing nature of employment could offer the chance to change that.
A British astronaut will blast off to a major oil and gas conference later this year.
Psychologists know that change creates stress. And the bigger the upheaval, the greater the fear, anxiety and doubt.
School pupils raced salt-water-fuelled cars, operated drilling simulators, calculated their carbon footprints and donned “smart goggles” at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen today.
Figures show that a more diverse workforce will increase oil and gas sector profit, especially if more women work offshore, according to industry experts.
The Oil and Gas Institute at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been renamed in response to "customer demand", its director said.
Thousands of young people across the UK who graduated university, finished college or left school this summer are now intensely scrutinising career opportunities, seeking out their first step on to the career ladder.
UK oil chiefs believe their “vision” for the future can play a crucial role in tackling one of the biggest challenges ever faced – the energy transition.
Advances in technology, internationalisation and the transition to a lower carbon future indicates that many positions within the sector will change or evolve.
A new report for the UK oil and gas industry shows a “scary and disappointing” lack of progress on gender diversity, according to a Wood boss.
A new report sets out that the UK oil and gas industry needs to attract 25,000 workers in the next six years, including thousands in brand new roles.
Leading figures from the North Sea’s oil and gas industry will take centre stage at the launch of a key industry report next month to discuss how changing skills requirements will impact on the industry over the next six years.
A new report shedding light on the skills the UK oil and gas sector requires over the coming years will be published in Aberdeen next month.
Advances in automation, artificial intelligence, data science and robotics are creating new ways of working that will impact our sector.
Not-for-profit energy skills-body Opito has announced the appointment of a new director to lead a fresh global focus at the organisation.