The French oil and gas industry experienced a 25% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by TotalEnergies with 788 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of oil and gas company job postings. GlobalData’s Top 20 Oil and Gas Themes report provides valuable insights into the industry’s trends and predictions. The report categorizes key themes into industry, technology, ESG, and macroeconomic categories and identifies potential winners and losers in the sector. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 5% share of the French’s oil and gas industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 40% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive oil and gas hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 5% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 7% year-on-year. Second highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 4% and drop by 12% year-on-year, and third highest were Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, which were 8% of the new job postings and 37% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in oil and gas accounted for 66% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by TotalEnergies with 788, followed by Air Liquide with 723, while the highest increase was at Arkema at 57%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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