The oil industry is facing a talent challenge, caused in part due to the ageing nature of its workforce, market conditions and a decline in interest by potential recruits to seek employment in the industry. One solution the oil business is adopting is investment in new innovative technologies, which cuts costs and boosts productivity.
Because of the growing investment by the industry in artificial intelligence, automation, cloud computing, etc., employers are recruiting a different type of worker, to lessen the brain drain and skills gap the business is experiencing.
The industry is seeing a growing number of technology workers are being recruited, including scrum masters, data scientists, cloud architects and even user experience designers. Read more https://www.rigzone.com/news/oil_workers_wanted_with_more_tech_less_roughneck-09-jan-2020-160752-article/