Setting targets is one thing and meeting them is another. That is the underlying message on which the latest, highly sceptical report by the Committee on Climate Change is built.
Oil and gas companies in the north-east have been challenged to alter the narrative around the industry in order to dissuade talent from relocating.
The skills deficit in energy is a source of concern that has increased rapidly for employers. With global authorities cementing their commitment to reaching net zero targets by 2050 at the latest, the pressure is on for energy companies to deliver against substantial sustainability targets. But a dearth of trained resources has the potential to hinder this growth.
Hundreds of thousands of people will need to be recruited into the energy sector to reach the goal to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, a report for National Grid shows.
The oil and gas industry is “missing the boat” by overlooking military service leavers at a time when alarm bells about skills shortages are ringing loudly, a former army officer has said.
Investing in technology and boasting a wealth of highly competent inspectors and technicians, Bilfinger Salamis UK’s inspection department delivers quality services to clients across north-west Europe.
Global oilfield production-chemical company Champion Technologies is to launch a new training academy to address the skills shortage in the energy industry.
Oil and gas companies last night urged the UK Government to deliver them a Budget boost of tax reliefs - as they revealed the collapse of bank lending to smaller firms is threatening developments in the North Sea.