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Technical Forum 16 - Future Skills for an Evolving Workforce in the Energy Transition

20 Sep 2023
Auditorium 4
F16 - Future Skills for an Evolving Workforce in the Energy Transition

The new requirements and challenges facing the oil and gas industry, have become a major challenge for managers and employees in the oil and gas industry. The energy transitions and new product trends, as well as evolving employee expectations, are prompting our industry to reimagine the make up and performance of their workforces. Environmental responsibility, sensitivity to innovation and teamwork are coming to the forefront. The rapid development of technology dictates the need for new approaches to training and retraining, closer and more effective interaction between educational centers and the industry. The forum discusses some of the best practices and solutions to recruiting and retaining the best talent for the industry.

09:15 - 09:25 : The IBP Youth Committee and Its Role in Building Bridges in the Brazilian Oil Industry by Patricia Carneiro dos Santos
09:25 - 09:35 : The Energy Transition as a Catalyst for Workforce Development by John Bolakas
09:35 - 09:45 : What Does It Take to Shape the Future of Energy? by Karen Vorraa
09:45 - 09:55 : Talent Development: Challenges and Opportunities in the Era of Energy Transition by Riyadh Al-Enezi

Sigrid Toven, Vice President Subsurface Competence Center - Equinor
Patricia Carneiro dos Santos, Manager - Petrobras
John Bolakas, Project Director & Energy Executive - Environmental Standards/ Montrose Environmental Solutions, Inc.
Ms. Karen Vorraa, Vice President, People, Culture & Performance - Equinor ASA
Mr. Riyadh Al-Enezi, Team Leader – Technical Personnel Development Team - Kuwait Oil Company