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New report on oil and gas workforce trends for 2021

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World Pipelines, and global manpower company Brunel, have today launched the Energy Outlook Report 2021.

The report shares recruitment insights into a sector in transition, and points to a number of interesting trends based on data gathered from over 22 000 energy industry professionals across oil and gas, mining, power and renewables.

The report takes a deep dive into three key themes: health and safety, future outlook and winds of change, uncovering the trends that will shape the next twelve months of recruitment in the sector.

Alex Fourlis, Managing Director of said: “We’re really pleased to be able to share an accurate picture of a sector changing more rapidly than ever before. As the sector adapts to overcome major challenges such as climate change, COVID-19, and political instability, our report offers insights and analysis that will help people on all sides of the recruitment conversation as they navigate this period of upheaval and plan for the year ahead.”

The Energy Outlook Report 2021 also breaks down remuneration trends across key energy regions globally and includes commentary from industry leaders.

Jilko Andringa, Brunel’s CEO said: “Following one of the toughest years on record, and against the backdrop of the energy transition, the energy sector is faced with additional challenges such as declining economies, lower investment, travel restrictions and skills shortages. The Energy Outlook Report 2021 provides a platform to share insights about the future direction of the sector and will help all stakeholders understand the threats and opportunities that lie ahead.”

First launched by in 2010, this year’s report shares a number of recruitment and labour market trends and ways in which companies are responding.

Read the full report here.


For more news and technical articles from the oil and gas pipeline industry, read the latest issue of World Pipelines magazine.

World Pipelines’ January 2021 issue

The January 2021 issue kicks off the year with a regional report focusing on pipelines in the USA, in which Gordon Cope analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the US oil and gas sector. The issue also includes articles on decarbonisation, inline inspection, corrosion prevention and offshore welding. Don’t miss the Pigging Q&A on p.31!

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