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UK will need to recruit 40,000 oil and gas workers by 2035 – report

The UK will need to recruit more than 40,000 people into the oil and gas industry over the next 20 years, according to a new report
By Staff reporter 11 May 2018 0 30818

The UK will need to recruit more than 40,000 people into the oil and gas industry over the next 20 years, according to the UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review 2018-2035.

The report, released on Thursday, was carried out by energy industry training body Opito and Robert Gordon University’s Oil & Gas Institute.

The recruitment drive will be needed despite a fall in the overall number of people employed in the UK oil and gas industry, with 10,000 of the positions covering emerging...