As the use of technologies such automation and data analytics evolve and prove out in other sectors of the economy, the energy industry is adapting these changes to improve productivity, safety and profitability. New priorities are creating demand for new skills and knowledge requirements and different occupations.
Existing automation efforts have supported workers to be safer and more efficient and it’s expected that will only continue. Digitizing the future oil field will reduce demand for some traditional occupations and increase the demand for new ones.
This panel will discuss what this all means for the industry over the next three to five years – and where you might expect to see opportunities and potential labour supply challenges.