The Indian oil and gas industry experienced a 28% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by John Wood Group with 1,034 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, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 22% share of the Indian’s oil and gas industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 21% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive oil and gas hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 22% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 36% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 14% and rise by 94% year-on-year, and third highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which were 37% of the new job postings and 5% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in oil and gas accounted for 52% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by John Wood Group with 1,034, followed by Shell with 873, while the highest increase was at PI Industries at 49%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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