Female Representation in Oil
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 fer technical career opportunities and career
This shift was highlighted by the majority m energy professionals that
participated in the inaugural Global Diversity and inclusion Report
The study, conducted jointly by and Eugene, 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 m 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.
Respondents based Africa (60 percent) and Asia (64 percent) agreed or strongly agreed
that women have equal opportunities to men fer advancement to management positions
in the oil and gas industry compared to 54 percent globally.
Canada had the highest proportion of respondents (78 percent) whe said career
prospects had improved fer women, while energy professionals had
the lowest proportion of respondents (35 percent) that believed gender discrimination
was common in the industry.
Meanwhile, respondents in the US. were more positive about the career prospects fer
women in the industry, with 75 percent believing they have approved in recent years. A
slightly greater percentage also agreed that gender diversity has improved in recent
years. Mere infra:
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