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Volume 42, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0263-5046
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2397

Abstract

Abstract

In the effort to combat climate change and meet sustainable development objectives, the energy sector is facing a critical juncture. Over the past few decades, the oil and gas industry has played an indisputable role in driving economic growth and technological progress, significantly contributing to the development and modernisation of contemporary societies while ensuring energy accessibility for diverse populations. Amid the current challenges of energy transition, the oil and gas industry holds a central position. It now must shift towards sustainable practices and decarbonisation, all while maintaining energy security and affordability.

Moreover, it is also easy to recognise that historically the oil and gas industry has been heavily skewed towards male representation. Yet, amidst these challenges lies a unique opportunity for the subsurface industry to transition towards greater gender equality. Subsurface green business is a unique opportunity to actively promote diversity and inclusion initiatives, to effectively address the imperative for innovation in the energy transition. By breaking down barriers and creating equal opportunities for all genders, the sector can benefit from a broader talent pool and a range of perspectives, ultimately driving innovation and success in the transition towards sustainable energy solutions.

This article explores the interdependent relationship between technology and talent in advancing carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions while leveraging skills developed in the oil and gas sector. By integrating insights from CCS requirements and constraints alongside the impact of diversity on innovation and performance, we aim to underscore the pivotal role of cultivating diverse talent pools in driving transformative change within the energy sector.

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