Workforce, and the strategy to deploy it, is a business differentiator. In both the short- and long-term, oil and gas companies face a number of workforce issues ranging from low commodity prices to perceptions of the industry and generational preferences to regulatory changes and even technology developments. Continued success will require recruiting, managing and retaining a workforce which not only sustains the business, but also innovates and executes in powerful new ways.
The robot in the gray flannel suit
For oil and gas companies looking to enhance competitiveness in a lower-for-longer price environment, digital labor provides a wealth of benefits with minimal investment.
Workforce flexibility is key to riding out compressed price cycles
Lean, flexible workforces can help domestic oil and gas companies be more agile.
Technology and human factors in oil and gas continue evolving
Competition for talent will get even tighter which could lead to creativity in hiring.
A new era of talent shortages for energy
The oil and gas industry features prominently in President Trump’s plans to create energy independence and create jobs. But likely complex labor challenges ahead may not be easy.
Is the future of your workforce ready now?
Discover what the future of work may look like for companies in the oil and gas industry.
Developing a culture of employee development and on-the-job coaching
As millennials remake the workforce, oil and gas companies may have to develop a new approach to the traditional performance management process.
Recruiting during a downturn
Oil and gas companies can’t afford to close the talent pipeline when prices are low. Learn from past downturns and how to strategize for the future.
Talent’s role in the energy transformation
Oil and gas companies are rethinking their strategic approach to managing talent, a critical asset. Those plans should include an effort to retain and motivate key employees.
Points of view
Regenerating this generation's view of oil and gas
Our poll of US consumers and oil and gas executives finds workforce challenges are ahead for the industry.
Inside the energy tech revolution
Listen to our discussion with Privcap, Trilantic North America and Vortus Investments about what the future holds for energy companies and technological innovation.
Embracing digital labor in oil and gas
Rachel Everaard shares insights on FuelFix about digital labor.
Diversity in the C-suite
Deborah Byers and Glenn Nevill discuss the path to leadership and diversity in oil & gas.