Industry ‘loosing fight for young talent’
11 Jul 2017 • by Upstream
The oil and gas industry is increasingly losing the fight for young talent, prompting human resources analysts to warn of shortages by the end of the decade.
Aleek Datta, Managing Director of consultancy Accenture Strategy, warned during the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul that analysts believe there will be shortage of petro technical professionals (PTP) talent in the near future.
Datta said that while the industry tried to protect PTTs in the early days of the downturn, companies capitulated