Female Representation in Oil, Gas on the Rise
In reviewing current employment trends within the oil and gas industry, more women are indeed looking to the oilpatch for technical career opportunities and career advancement. This shift was highlighted by the majority of energy professionals that participated in the inaugural Global Diversity and Inclusion Report
The study, conducted jointly by BP and Rigzone, examined female representation in the energy workplace from the perspective of 3,000 oil and gas professionals.
While 62 percent of respondents felt the number of women working in oil and gas has increased globally, 80 percent of oil and gas professionals in South America agreed with this statement compared to only 52 percent in Europe, the lowest proportion from any work region.