The global oil and gas industry experienced a 24% rise in new job postings related to environmental sustainability in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 24% increase in the previous quarter and an 134% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers jobs accounted for a 3% share of the global oil and gas industry’s environmental sustainability-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 206% over the prior quarter.
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers, with a share of 3%, emerged as the top environmental sustainability-related job roles within the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 206% quarter-on-quarter. Computer and Information Systems Managers came in second with a share of 2% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 19% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent environmental sustainability roles include First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers with a 2% share in Q3 2022, Maintenance and Repair Workers, General with a 2% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Master Builders Solutions Deutschland , Koch Industries , ShawCor and Shell. Together they accounted for a combined share of 24% of all environmental sustainability-related active jobs in the oil and gas industry.
Master Builders Solutions Deutschland posted 1,494 environmental sustainability-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Koch Industries 1,132 jobs, ShawCor 1,109 jobs, and Shell 1,082 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of environmental sustainability-related new job postings in the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 57% followed by the UK (6%) and Germany (6%). The share represented by the US was -1% lower than the 58% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.