IOGCC: Education, outreach key to bolstering workforce

A national effort is needed to find and retain petroleum professionals in the US, according to a new report by the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.An IOGCC task force concluded that the solution to the current personnel shortage requires a national effort focused on three areas: education of key stakeholders in the nation's energy future, outreach to the public and to students, and adequate research and development.The association, which represents the governors of 30 oil and gas producing states, said it has established a web site for a career resource center ( where students and career counselors can find information on internships, scholarships, fell...

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