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Outlook: Energy Employment Trends to Look for in 2017

Jan 05, 2017
From the Global Energy Institute

In what’s become a familiar story for the oil and gas industry, 2016 saw more layoffs and bankruptcies and very few job opportunities. But, we also saw the oil price bottom out – a sure sign that the worst of the more than two-year global oil glut is behind us.

Early signs of a recovery allowed for a bit of cautious optimism among energy workers and analysts, and if nothing else, allowed them to prepare for a brighter 2017. In a candid conversation with Rigzone, Regina Mayor, KPMG’s global sector head and U.S. national sector leader of energy and natural resources, shares what the industry should be looking out for next year in terms of employment and growth opportunities.

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