Acclaimed to play an indisputable role in the global energy market with fast growing economies, Indonesia ranks third largest natural gas resource in Asia after Turkmenistan and China. This has paved way for Southeast Asia to reign as a region rich in oil and gas resources.
As crude prices continue to dwell in a slump alongside a bleak economic outlook, contractors are concerned over rising prices as clients have an increasing demand for competitive pricing solutions to finance large scale projects. This is no longer the case with the government’s increase in budget for the construction sector. The capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi, is now pushing forth stronger with massive construction projects that are set to materialise in the near future.
STEM which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is the pillar for driving the economy globally. Just three years ago, the GCC was reported to have a significantly lower average of labour participation from women within Stem fields compared with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) average. The latter was at 51% while the former stood at 20%. And in the same year, a World Economic Forum (WED) Global Gender Gap Index showed that 46% of UAE graduates within Stem are women.
Solutions to Oil companies in Oman
Oman, the largest oil producer in the Middle East ranks among the top 25 oil producers in the world. Amidst falling oil prices and its bleak outlook, Oman Oil Company is one organisation that continues its growth through means of diversification, upgrading its infrastructure and taking on structural reforms. This motivation is driven from its commitment to stay competitive within the oil market whilst avoiding negative repercussions that may be detrimental in the long run.
Progressive Global Energy and Natural Resources is proud to announce our expansion into the West Coast with the opening of our San Diego office.
Global Energy will always be an important part of our everyday lives, it’s the light we turn on, the wind turbines we see turning in the long grass and the food we keep cold. Part of this industry is the people that make all this possible, including the recruiters who find the best skills and experience for the right company.
Construction, like almost every other industry, is going through a period of digital transformation. Building information modelling (BIM) technology has shaken up the sector, with the value of the industry expecting to approach $8 billion by 2020 (according to Markets and Markets).
Everyone who works in recruitment knows or will certainly realize after no time at all that this job is not about money, it’s about people and building relationships.
Someone who knows this just too well, is Stescha Burks, Associate Account Manager at Progressive, part of the Specialist Staffing Group, the US division of SThree plc, in Houston. Here’s what she thinks about her job as a recruiter.
Across Australia and New Zealand organisations are increasingly aware of the importance of reward packages when it comes to retaining their current staff and attracting new talent. With skills shortages in Engineering, Oil & Gas and Mining industries, the competition to hire top talent is monumental. These pressures are causing companies to not only look at remuneration but also reward packages that comprise of both tangible and intangible aspects.
The demand for skilled engineers across Australia is no new topic. In fact, according to the University of New South Wales, there are around 18,000 vacant engineering positions every single year.
As infrastructure projects continue to pop up throughout the country, this demand is significantly outgrowing the available supply of trained professionals.
"Demand from industry completely outstrips supply, and that demand is not slowing," explained Mark Hoffman, Dean of Engineering at UNSW. "In fact, it has doubled in the past decade."