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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

“We graduate about a million data scientists each year in the US, more than any other country in the world, though this 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. “We must attract talented, fresh young blood and get them excited about sustainability and ESG stories.”  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 and more difficult to attract young



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