With COP26 coming to Glasgow later this year, demonstrating a leading effort in sustainability and the energy transition has never been more important to Scotland. Yet despite the innovation and drive behind Scotland’s green efforts, barriers to renewable jobs are causing a talent gap impacting the sustainable jobs market and will likely begin to hinder the country’s sustainable progress in the future.
We live in a world in a hurry. A world with both an insatiable hunger for energy and an understanding of the need to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It’s complicated but these paradigms are not mutually exclusive. Finding a solution that achieves both of these objectives will be an enormous challenge but is far from impossible.
Technology start-up Xergy has secured almost half a million pounds to help further develop its “revolutionary” digital platform.
Xergy has scored with the latest signing to its leadership team, former Dons striker Scott Michie.
Xergy has appointed a new chief technology officer to oversee Proteus, its new resourcing tool aimed at acquiring a large chunk of the oil and gas sector's "gig economy" market.
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.
North Sea oil and gas entrepreneur James McCallum has said the industry’s post Covid-19 future hinges on skills.
Skills shortages have plagued the cyclical oil and gas industry for decades and it seems that lessons from the past are never learnt. As we emerge from one of the deepest and longest downturns in our history, yet another skills gap is looming and, this time, a confluence of factors will make it imperative that the industry radically changes the way it resources projects.
A start-up company led by two oil and gas stalwarts is launching a digital platform that aims to solve one of the most pressing problems facing the sector.