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Robots redraw the energy workforce

If autonomous machines take control over more aspects of the energy business, will there be an industry at all in the future?

In this article, PE looks at the impact of new technologies on the industry. Part II of II. For the first article, click here. As much as there are benefits, there will be significant consequences to the pervasive uptake of AI. Inevitably, handing over functions to intelligent machine-led systems will lead to a significant loss of manpower. The industry is yet to adequately address that. Audit and consulting firm Deloitte envisages that a reduction in certain job types will be inevitable as transactional processes, routine tasks and specific equipment is automated. In their place, Deloitte sees new roles being created, allowing humans to focus on more human aspects of roles such as emotion

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