Management styles in the oil and gas industry
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The oil and gas industry employs people in a very wide variety of job roles, both offshore and onshore, in all sorts of specialisms and professions. People can be employed in jobs as different as drilling to find oil under the North Sea, to negotiating and implementing legal agreements for the development of oil and gas fields. In managing such a diverse range of staff, appropriate management styles are vital to ensure safety and best solutions.

To provide an ongoing supply of suitable people, OPITO The Oil & Gas Academy helps to encourage young people to consider the oil and gas industry as an exciting career choice. It also makes sure that the industry standards which are critical to workforce safety and competence reflect the needs of the workplace. All industry members need to apply their learning to the high levels expected by the employers, trade unions and the Health & Safety Executive.

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