Worker Scarcity Issues in Oil Services Coompanies Slowing Rebound

2017-03-01 17:10:34

Oil has been stable above the psychological $50-mark in recent months, but that doesn’t seem to be encouraging workers to dip their feet back into the industry. Alberta-based oil services company High Arctic said today worker scarcity is slowing a rebound in oil drilling in the region. The company says rig utilization is still at 30 percent despite renewed interest in drilling because of the unavailability of skilled workers. Trevor Mahl, Partner, Collective Technical Recruitment speaks on Bloomberg Markets: Canada.


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