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Oil, gas, nuclear and water

Energy generation by oil, gas and nuclear offers a wide range of roles and a variety of challenges.

Introduction 

The oil and gas sector is facing change as companies respond to growing awareness of climate change by diversifying into renewables. A recent survey by Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce showed some optimism amongst oil and gas companies, with 75% of contractors antipicating moving into renewables work within the next 5 years.     

For an overview of the oil and gas sector, see: 

Another overview which also covers nuclear and water is here: 

This article by one of our alumni pinpoints the key issues facing the oil and gas industry: 

What’s it like: job profiles  

Oil and gas: common roles  
Nuclear energy: common roles 
Water: common roles 

Vacancy sites 

Each of the job profiles above lists sources of vacancies which are particularly relevant to the role.