The 29th Oil and Gas Survey, conducted by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Fraser of Allander Institute and KPMG, reveals that workforce recruitment is on the rise among oil and gas contractors in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) as business confidence reaches its highest level since 2013

Top findings include:

  • 33% of firms looking to increase their UK workforce by 10% or more in 2019
  • 44% of contractors are working at or above optimum levels, highest level since 2014
  • Engineers and technical staff already identified as being in short supply 
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An overview from Moray Barber, partner at KMPG

 
A summary from Russell Borthwick, chief executive of Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce