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Retaining Talent and Access to Skilled Labor in a Post-Market Recovery

For its part, COVID-19 has only intensified this dynamic: the severe contraction of the oil and gas sector has discouraged job seekers from entering the industry. An industry as dependent on human and resource capital as oil and gas – not to mention responsible for meeting rising global energy de ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 25 days agoLink > African EnergyAfrican Energy Chamberenergy industry +12

Mintra’s Skilled Worker Portal delivers more than 700 free online courses to furloughed and redundant energy workers

More than  7 00  free online  training courses have been  undertaken as part of a  scheme set up to support energy sector workers  who  were  furloughed or made redundant as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic .    Almost 440  hours of eLearning  have been accessed through the Skille ...

Leanne Carter


Posted 25 days agoPress > MintraCovid 19Skills +1

OPITO Inspires the Next Generation at Subsea Expo

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit energy skills organisation, in collaboration with Subsea UK hosted an Energise Your Future at Subsea Expo today (13 February 2020), with the aim of engaging local young people and showing them how they can play a part in the long-term success of the industry. More ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 9 months agoPress > energy industryOPITO GlobalOil and Gas +23

OPITO Inspires the Next Generation at Subsea Expo

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit energy skills organisation, in collaboration with Subsea UK hosted an Energise Your Future at Subsea Expo today (13 February 2020), with the aim of engaging local young people and showing them how they can play a part in the long-term success of the industry. More ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 9 months agoPress > energy industryOPITO GlobalOil and Gas +23

Spotlight on SPE Offshore Europe 2019

On the 3 rd September I will be taking the journey north to Aberdeen, Scotland, where the SPE Offshore Europe conference will be held. Gathering together an array of experts and leaders across the oil and gas sector's entire value chain, the conference sets out to explore some of the trends, pat ...

Danabek Zhanayev - WMG


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > aberdeen oil and gasAberdeenArtificial Intelligence in Oil and Gas +6

Digital Knowledge Management leads to Cost-Effective Field Development

Stimulating the engineering teams to make “lessons-learned” recording an automated and standardised process? Huge amounts of data are being created and captured throughout the asset life. While there has been an exceptional evolution in developing software technologies for digitalising and stan ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > E&P SoftwareOil softwarepetroleum software +6

AGR’s Tailored E&P Training Courses Through Quarter of a Century

AGR's training division, TRACS Training, is currently celebrating its 25-year anniversary, having trained over 30,000 oil & gas professionals in more than 45 countries. Established in 1992, the team is delivering tailor-made technical and commercial courses from early development to production o ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoPress > E&P Trainingtraining and developmentonline training +8

AGR and Statoil Co-Authored Book Translated into Chinese

" Reservoir Model Design ” is now being translated into Chinese. The book, co-authored by the AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley and Philip Ringrose, Geoscience Specialist at Statoil and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is considered one of the ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoPress > AGRE&P TrainingSkills +1

Benedict Peters: The fate of Nigeria’s oil future hangs in the balance

The workings of the oil sector in Nigeria had been in need of a rethink long before the Obasanjo government decided to take action nearly a decade ago. Passed from government to government in the years since, we're barely any closer to the promised alignment and clarification of the regulatory frame ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > OilPIBNigeria +10

Oil and gas industry skills organisation responds to Institute for Fiscal Studies report on UK Apprenticeship Levy

THE oil and gas industry skills, standards and workforce development organisation OPITO has responded to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which shows the target of three million apprenticeships and new funding system around the UK's new Apprenticeship Levy risk poor value for money. F ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 3 years agoPress > OPITOSkillsapprentice +1

Benedict Peters: We must rebuild Nigerian local content capacity

In the year 2000, I started building what will turn into Nigeria's biggest storage terminals in Lagos and in Port Harcourt. I had just finished a seven year sojourn of working as an executive in other Nigerian oil companies and now positioned myself to become a local content player in Nigeria. When ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > 2017 Oil industry PredictionsNigeriaAfrica Oil +4

AGR starts a blog for technical knowledge management

In order to offer the oil and gas industry technical insights, the global energy services and software company, AGR, have started a blog to discuss key issues the industry is facing and share technical writing from AGR's experts. The blog contains short introductions to topics the company's engin ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoPress > Knowledge ReservoirtrainingSkills +3

Training in E&P after the downturn – time to offer something different

ABERDEEN, the UK - AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley, senses a change in the air for training delivery. After the current sustained downturn in the business, companies are beginning to return to training, but of a different sort … The industry is familiar with cyclicity of the oil and gas ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > trainingtraining and developmentSkills +3