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IPAA Relaunches High School Virtual Energy Program
Sunday, October 10, 2021The IPAA Energy Workforce Education Center's Virtual Exploring Energy Program has relaunched into high schools across the United States.

Aberdeen University Commits to Fossil Fuel Divestment
Friday, October 01, 2021Aberdeen University has announced a commitment to divest from fossil fuels.

Groups Call for Offshore Training Passport
Thursday, June 24, 2021Friends of the Earth Scotland, Platform, Greenpeace, the RMT union, and the Unite Scotland union are calling for the implementation of an 'Offshore Training Passport'.

Halliburton Awards 3 $Multimillion Uni Grants
Tuesday, May 18, 2021Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has awarded three multimillion dollar educational software grants to Algerian public universities.

Free Geomechanics Training Course up for Grabs
Monday, May 17, 2021The UK Oil and Gas Authority is offering around 30 places on a geomechanics training course for free.

Applications Open for North Sea Greenhand Program
Friday, May 07, 2021Recruitment company Atlas Professionals is now accepting applications for its Greenhand Program.

Aberdeen Uni, TOT Offer Energy Transition Scholarship
Tuesday, April 27, 2021The University of Aberdeen has revealed that it is offering scholarships in Masters programs related to the energy transition worth a combined $64,432.

New Institutions Join API MSI Initiative
Sunday, February 28, 2021The American Petroleum Institute and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association have announced that two new educational institutions have joined API's Minority Serving Institution initiative.

Aberdeen Uni Offers Free Upskilling
Monday, August 24, 2020The University of Aberdeen is offering a limited number of free places on a range of online short courses in 2020 and 2021 for anyone employed, unemployed or furloughed in Scotland.

Aberdeen Gets New Drilling Well Control Center
Tuesday, February 25, 2020Survivex is launching a new drilling well control center of excellence in Aberdeen.

OPITO Names 2019 Apprentice of the Year
Monday, February 10, 2020A 33-year old from Dundee who decided to switch careers and enter the oil sector has been named as OPITO's 2019 apprentice of the year.

Subsea 7 Urges Engineers to Convert to Oil
Tuesday, August 20, 2019Subsea 7 is inviting experienced engineers from all sectors to forge a new career in the subsea oil and gas industry.

Scottish Training Firm Recovering After Downturn
Thursday, August 01, 2019Aberdeen-based oil and gas training provider MDT International is on the road to recovery following the oil and gas downturn.

Frequent Skill Assessments A Must for Oil, Gas
Thursday, April 25, 2019Oil and gas companies looking to strengthen their workforce need to assess current skill levels and plan for the future in order to drive newer technologies forward.

Next US Shale Wave Will Need Fewer Heads, Different Skills
Wednesday, March 27, 2019Technology, process optimization and a different kind of headcount would lead the second exploration and production uptick.

University Launches Growth Program for Energy Firms
Wednesday, November 14, 2018Robert Gordon University is launching a program to support businesses within the energy sector to accelerate their growth.

Tech Not Making Oil Qualifications Less Important
Thursday, October 04, 2018Technology is not making oil and gas qualifications less important, according to Jason Urso, vice president and general manager at Honeywell.

Which Soft Skills Are Most Important for Oil, Gas Professionals?
Tuesday, July 31, 2018Oil, gas recruiters highlight the most important soft skills for the sector.

Drilling Systems, AIS Launch New Tech-Focused Training Company
Friday, April 20, 2018Drilling Systems, a simulator developer, joins forces with industrial training provider AIS to create a new technology-focused training organization for the global energy industry.

Services Group Invests in Staff
Wednesday, March 07, 2018Oil and gas survey and positioning services provider, iSURVEY, invests more than $55,494 in staff training this year.