Search League Tables

Saturday, 02 August 2014

Big oil's novel problem: fifty shades of gray

Gray gold

Nearly half of petroleum engineers will hit retirement age in the next decade, leaving a skill shortage because of a 1980s hiring hiatus. Based on the last such occurrence, the lack of experience may lead to a $120 bln productivity drain. It’s a hidden risk in the price of crude.



This content is for Subscribers only

To access full Breakingviews.com content you must be a subscriber. Please use the following link to request a trial.

Sign In

(Launches in a new window)