A programme helping school pupils across the UK to find the right career path is being piloted in the north-east by Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire councils with support from BP and other local businesses.
Risk management service firm DNV has set up a UK graduate programme to develop new talent in the energy and maritime industries.
Aberdeen-based subsea installation contractor Bibby Offshore has welcomed the first graduates on to its graduate training academy scheme.
ABERDEEN'S Robert Gordon University (RGU) has become the first UK university to hold Masters level graduation ceremonies in three overseas locations for students on corporate oil&gas industry-related programmes. Cappings have been held in Kazakhstan, Algeria and, most recently, Venezuela.
This month's Oil & Gas UK Next Generation conference in Aberdeen is expected to attract hundreds of young energy professionals from the full gamut of disciplines.