Study: Half Of World’s Future Workforce Eyes Digitizing Oil, Gas Industry

Study: Half Of World’s Future Workforce Eyes Digitizing Oil, Gas Industry

Tasnim Al Mzaini

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Wed, 03/13/2019 – 14:14

Tasnim Al Mzaini, Head of Integrated Production Planning, Digital Unit, ADNOC, speaks at a media briefing on the second day of CERAWeek by IHS Markit. (Source: Faiza Rizvi, Hart Energy)

The fast paced technology-led oil and gas industry is one of the top career choices of science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM millennials and Generation Z (Gen Z), according to a global survey launched by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The survey was released at CERAWeek by IHS Markit on March 12.

Tasnim Al Mzaini, head of integrated production planning, digital unit at ADNOC explained the key findings of the survey, which included 3,000 young talents across 10 countries representing a mix of major global economies. According to the survey, oil and gas industry faces stiff competition in attracting top STEM talent from other sectors since 77% of future workforce expressed interest in the technology industry. The top competition is life sciences, health care and financial services.