Diversity & Inclusion
Widely regarded as Australia’s premier event specifically on diversity and inclusion for the oil and gas industry, the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast will this year see Executives from Woodside Energy, Chevron Australia, Shell Australia and Baker Hughes – a GE Company debate “Diversity of Thought.”
Due to the current political environment, conversations surrounding LGBTI+ are attracting more attention. So what is the Australian oil and gas industry doing to promote diversity within the industry? Woodside believes it’s a company that can lead the way in this context.
There is no doubt that diversity and inclusion in the workplace are now considered C-level issues, and key leaders in Australia’s oil and gas sector are amongst those who are pushing that message.
“To really get change we need to blow up the concrete”, so says leading international Diversity and Inclusion specialist, Juliet Bourke.
Gender diversity is looming as a potential crisis for the oil and gas industry according to a recent report.
Ruchika Deora, founder of Women in Energy (WIE), talks with Gas Today about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions. By Sally Commins It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least robustly […]
The mean weekly earnings in a main job was higher for males than for females in every age group, according to a new survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Characteristics of Employment Survey looks at data accumulated in August 2014 and examines a wide variety of workplace trends. The survey found that In […]
Veena Mendez, founder of Women in Oil and Gas, talks with Gas Today about attracting and keeping women in the male dominated industry.
A senior oil and gas industry executive believes there is an opportunity for the industry to become more pro-active in attracting women to join the sector. Jodie Hatherly, INPEX Australia’s General Counsel and General Manager Legal, and a panelist at the AOG Women special event at AOG 2015 on March 13, says that while the […]
Geoje Island in South Korea is a cultural melting pot. With a population of 200,000, more than 50,000 are expats from countries like Australia, UK, France and the US, many working on major Australian projects for companies like Shell, Inpex and Chevron. Since 2012, there’s been a slow and steady arrival of westerners to the […]