Oil and gas: open for business

United States oil and gas employment grew 5.4 per cent in 2018, taking on more than 880,000 new professionals. Employees are also being paid more – the US oil and gas industry’s payroll for 2018 was six per cent higher than the previous year. Attracting a workforce Investment in technology and efficiency gains enabled the…

Africa: the state of oil and gas

Six of the ten fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa. With a growing population that is becoming more urbanised, total energy demand in the region is forecasted to increase 60 per cent by 2030. On the up Africa’s oil and gas industry was hit hard by the 2014 oil price crash. Oil…

US flaring: calling all pipelines

The US oil and gas industry is booming. Natural gas production has increased by 50 per cent in the last decade, with crude oil production up 140 per cent in the same period. Now also on track to become the world’s third largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exporter, US oil and gas production could even…