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Confronting the AI skills shortage

The pace of digital adoption is only going to accelerate in the oil and gas sector, but much more needs to be done to entice talent

“In the US, we graduate about a million data scientists each year, more than any other country in the world, and yet it is still not sufficient,” says AJ Abdallat, CEO and founder of Beyond Limits, a technology company that specialises in industrial-grade AI solutions, during a PE Roundtable discussion on AI and sustainability. “It is important that we attract talented, fresh young blood. We need them to get excited about the sustainability story, the ESG story.”  Many across the oil and gas sector are rapidly approaching retirement age and, unless perceptions of the industry change, there is a big risk of losing crucial domain expertise and many decades of knowledge. “It is getting more an



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