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  • Expectations for hires and pay rates in theoil and gas industry ( H1 ) January - June 2012
  • Contents Introduction 1 Survey Summary 2 Africa 3 Americas 4-5 Asia Pacific 6-7 Australasia 8 FSU - Caspian 9 Europe 10 Middle East 11 Regional Comparisons 12-13 Air Energi Overview 14 OilCareers Overview 15 Contacts 16 Copyright @ Air Energi Group Limited Disclaimer: The Air Energi, OilCareers.com H1 Workforce Survey 2012 is representative of an added value service to clients and candidates. Whilst every care is taken in the collection and compilation of data, the survey report is interpretive and indicative not conclusive. Therefore information should be used as a guideline only. www.airenergi.com
  • Introduction Welcome to another edition of the Air Energi and The responses are innovative and wide-ranging: internships, virtual Oilcareers.com Workforce Survey of trends and mentorship, supplementary offsite education programs, more predictions for the energy sector. As we enter our flexible government allowances towards working retirees, and a fourth year of this publication, it is remarkable to general re-think of what retirement and retirement age needs to be reflect on the changes we have undergone as are just some of the moredemandtrends observed. creating an increased recent for qualified personnel, whether an industry in such a short time: from an industry local or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to increase once Angola gets its own pre-salt exploration programs brought to its knees all the way to boom time, new As you read through this edition perhaps contemplate that it is our underway. New labour reform measures have been implemented technologies emerging seemingly daily, and exciting youth who will be the custodians of some of the most costly and recently, geared toward improving working conditions and new frontiers to conquer from unconventional gas to complex exploits the world has ever seen. We and gas sector, the improving government transparency in the oil urge our clients to ultra-deepwater pre-salt exploration. do all they canthe Angolan economy. backbone of to give young professionals the tools they need to succeed, starting now. If it feels as if we are reeling as an industry, we probably are. Nigeria The Nigerian government has recently approved a $3.5 billion Commodity values have recovered on paper but remain tenuous, At Air Energi we are rising to face the exciting demands before us national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic political tensions in key locales are flaring up, we are on the mend into 2012. We have expanded our operations and are pleased to power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the from two massive environmental disasters, and the risks and introducerequired throughParis, Den Haag and South Koreawhich capital Moscow, Iraq, foreign partners, in exchange for into associated costs of today’s megaprojects are higher than ever the Air Energi Group. As always, we are absolutely committedand the government promises increased operational transparency to before. helping our clients find the global workforce solutions they have the above-board administration. Proposed timelines are to need. new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets from local oil and gas exploits may migrate to Air Energi’s commodity is the exceptional talent we place into the this groundbreaking project. most challenging projects worldwide every single day. We know that with them we are all in good hands. But we need to prepare Yet another federal election is Ian M Langley threatening to backburner the ourselves for the next generation of technical professionals who Group Executive ChairmanBill proposed Petroleum Industry will be replacing the thousands anticipated to retire over the next ilangley@airenergi.com (which would effectively rewrite the few years. How will the industry overcome these challenges? legal and fiscal Air EnergiNigeria’s on behalf of basis of relationships with IOCs) once more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry investments. Until fully revealed and understood, the controversy We are again delighted to work with Air Energi on Recognising the vast skills base slowdownto capitalise on these surrounding the Bill will result in a required in some major projects, the first Workforce Survey of 2012. developments, OilCareers.comholding pattern until itan known what operators opting to remain in will be undergoing is expansion programme theearly 2012. on corruption andour UK HQ to new, real effect in bill will have We are moving security concerns. Despite the economic downturn being experienced globally, 2012 bigger premises in Aberdeen, while we will also be opening new is set to be an exciting year for companies operating in the oil and offices in Perth and Brisbane to cover our Australian clients, which gas industry. There is a real sense of optimism, not just in the UK, will be quickly followed by Calgary in Canada. but around the world. We’re delighted to be working with Air Energi once again to produce This buoyancy is reflected in the jobs market too, with OilCareers. this bi-annual Global Workforce Survey. Its regional commentary com enjoying record numbers of new applicants and vacancies, will bring valuable insight to the whole industry. a telling sign of confidence within the energy sector. Despite the various challenges last year, including uncertainty over regulation and the well-documented Arab Spring, our industry is nothing short of vibrant. Mark Guest Unconventionals are revolutionising North America’s gas sector, Managing Director while operators continue to invest in the UKCS. Australia too is mguest@oilcareers.com one to watch, with a significant future role as an exporter of LNG. on behalf OilCareers.com© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 1
  • H1 (2012) Survey Summary Air Energi and OilCareers.com would like to thank all organisations and participants who took the time to respond to and influence our survey and report. The returns clearly show a substantial response from decision makers and industry insiders across all the oil and gas producing regions. We are pleased to present the findings in this report for our industry partners to utilse in their future decision making. • 10,000 + oil and gas professionals were invited to participate • 6,500 + were either direct recruiters or senior decision makers • Over 50 countries represented in seven major oil and gas producing regions Regional Responses Chart UK - Europe 22% Africa 6% Australia 18% FSU Caspian 9% Middle East 11% Americas 18% APAC 16% Percentage of responses from each geographical region Global Regional Comparison H1 = statistics/predictions for the first half of the year, H2 = statistics/predictions for the second half of the year. Contract Pay Rates Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Increase Decrease No Change2 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • Africa “Through testing over the past 50 Nigeria years results show that countries up Though local content legislation here may seem over the top, when put into context, Nigerian oil productionqualified personnel, whether creating an increased demand for commenced in 1957 yet the the coast of Africa have natural gas Nigerian Oil and Subsea talent Content Act wasdemand and likely in local or expat. Gas Industry remains in high only just passed to 2010. The local content targets are a pre-salt the right direction for increase once Angola gets its own step in exploration programs in abundance and data collected by underway. New labour reform measures have been implemented Nigerian service companies, who have since been given primary industry experts also suggest the consideration for new toward improving working conditionssome recently, geared projects. The Act also purports to create and 300,000 new jobs as a result of more contracts beinggas sector, the improving government transparency in the oil and retained here presence of massive offshore oil as opposed to being farmedeconomy. backbone of the Angolan out overseas, and Nigerian banks have deposits.” provided incentives to local suppliers to enable them to become Nigeria viable project partners. Long-time Nigerian business partners like Regional Overview Total are rightly government has recently approved a content as The Nigerian proud to boast majority levels of local $3.5 billion national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic well as laying the foundation for local technical training programs. A massive natural gas find in Mozambique (hitherto a relatively power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the minor regional player) could catapult it into the company of Angola, Nigeria and Ghana. Security concerns are still present, That’s the good news. The bad news is that labour strikes which capital required through foreign partners, in exchange for have but international confidence in the region is on the rise. This may recently brought promises increased operational transparency and the government operators and government to their knees. At be a matter of fact or simply an acceptance on behalf of energy the core of the administration. Proposed timelines are to have for above-board dispute was the sudden end to fuel subsidies the supermajors prepared to assume the risk for the rewards on offer Nigerians, which completed by 2014; specialisedgas at afrom local new ‘supergrid’ keeps the price per litre of subsets meager here. Successes are indeed triumphant, such as Total’s Pazflor $0.41. Nigeria’s economymigrate to this groundbreaking project. oil and gas exploits may is heavily dependent on oil exports, and CLOV projects offshore Angola, and Ghana’s Jubilee, which and the world is also highly dependent on Nigerian oil supply. If have recently come online and are each capable of producing in an agreement cannot be reached, threatening to out of the blue Yet another federal election is the seemingly backburner the excess of 100,00 bpd. subsidy issue could plunge the country intowould effectively rewrite proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (which anarchy. the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once Inmore, potentially delaying billions of dollars usual, and industry the meantime, offshore E&P is business as in energy a $5.5 Angola billion LPG plant should go into construction phase thethe first half investments. Until fully revealed and understood, in controversy Unlike Nigeria, Angola boasts strong manufacturing and ofsurrounding the Bill will result in a slowdown in some major projects, this year. fabrication services to support energy-related projects. Local operators opting to remain in holding pattern until it is known what content rates have jumped from 70 to 90 per cent, which some IOCs have remarkably been able to achieve. Better education Expectationswill have on corruption and security concerns. real effect the bill for Africa and technical training has been recognised as a core requisite, but these measures will not be an immediate solution. So, in spite Contract Pay Rates of poor amenities, threats to personal security, and swallowing the highest cost of living anywhere (in Angola’s capital, Luanda), 30% expats are helping keep the energy industry, which accounts for 40% 85 per cent of Angola’s GDP, going. 30% As elsewhere in Africa, what appears sound on paper may vary Increase Decrease No Change widely from reality. No matter what the intent of local officials or foreign investors, something in the deal inevitably goes pear- shaped. Were Angola and Nigeria not sitting on 40 per cent of Permanent Salaries the continent’s oil and 67 per cent of its gas, and were the price of oil not so positive, the backhand dealings may not have been 50% tolerated for so long. But with billions of oil and tons of natural gas in reserves, nobody is pulling the plug on exploration here. 28% 22% Angola’s massive pre-salt deposits will continue to be explored, and a gas liquefaction plant is scheduled to be commissioned in Increase Decrease No Change 2012, keeping FEED, Subsea & Safety personnel in high demand.© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 3
  • Americas “Even with some government knock either work with relatively inexperienced local entities, establish branch office operations, or attempt to navigate Brazil’s notoriously backs on advancement the Americas thick bureaucracy. Inflation is increasing dramatically here, with two creating an increased demand for qualified personnel, whether are still growing their oil and gas oflocal or expat. Subsea talent in the top 12 highest cost oflikely to Brazil’s biggest cities now remains in high demand and living. Hiring is universally expected its pick up sharply, but despite all the increase once Angola gets to own pre-salt exploration programs community.” activity Brazil’s rates mayreform measures areas for the time being. underway. New labour lag behind other have been implemented The repatriation trend observed in Latin working may help filland recently, geared toward improving America conditions in Regional Overview some of the governmentlocal content regulations will gas sector, the improving blanks, but transparency in the oil and have to relax, Project activity is booming in the Americas, from the tip of Alaska and grant permits to non-Brazilians with the necessary senior-level backbone of the Angolan economy. to the tail of Argentina. Asia Pacific, Australia, the Middle East and experience required by such technologically demanding projects. to some extent the United States have grabbed the LNG spotlight Nigeria in recent months, but Latin America is not lagging far behind, Asia Pacific willgovernment has a key fabrication contributor to The Nigerian continue to be recently approved a $3.5 billion posting significant import volumes as well as commissioning a Brazil’s offshore developments, an end to the country’s chronic national electricity grid to put but construction activity has second LNG export terminal. Going into 2012, Latin American increasingly been undertaken by Brazilian shipyards, a much thatthe power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise trend of is countries should be in better shape to take on the development of expected required through 2012 and beyond in exchange for which capital to continue into foreign partners, creating thousands of their own megaprojects following the repatriation trend observed much-needed onshore construction jobs. Though transparency and the government promises increased operational the government here in 2010/11, but may also experience higher rates as a result. is above-board administration. Proposed timelinesgrowth in check, attempting several measures to keep economic are to have the Rig counts are up significantly over 2010, but rig workers (and Brazil’s inflation sits at a hefty 7 per cent. This, combinedfrom local new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets with the equipment) remain in critically short supply here and elsewhere. high and gas exploits may migrate to this groundbreakingincreasing oil risks associated with ultra-deepwater drilling, is project. With so many vast untapped reserves and relatively stable pressure from labour unions who are demanding wage increases politics (as compared to Africa and the Middle East), the region ofYet another federal Qualified Subsea, Environmental, HSE and some 17 per cent. election is threatening to backburner the will continue to be an attractive destination for investment dollars. Quality personnel will be critical to (which would effectively rewrite proposed Petroleum Industry Bill ensure projects are delivered timelylegal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once the and to spec. Argentina more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry Argentina recently announced its largest ever shale oil discovery Canada Until fully revealed and understood, the controversy investments. in the Nequen province, good news for a country whose domestic Though Canada remainsresultof the most sought-after destinations surrounding the Bill will one in a slowdown in some major projects, reserves have been forecasted to run out in as little as eight years. for industry opting to remain in holding seen a until it is known what operators professionals, it has also pattern voluntary departure This find holds the potential to significantly increase Argentina’s rate in effect the bill will have on corruption and security concerns. real excess of 40 per cent. Even here, employers are capitulating energy self-sufficiency but will require highly skilled drilling to the increased rates, innovative incentives and even counteroffers technicians in order for it to proceed, and with very few other shale that top talent has come to expect from competing projects both oil exploits in the world this is a significant variable. And then there in Canada and from abroad. The recruitment sector is busy here remains the question of who’s to do it: typically oil majors are too supporting the employment needs of projects ranging from in risk-averse for experimental technologies, yet the more daring situ oilsands to shale gas to offshore, and searches for the right independents likewise have to have the financial and technological personnel often span across the globe. backing to succeed. Government price caps on domestic oil and gas pricing (approximately 25 per cent below market value) hinder Canadian immigration regulations are notoriously thick, slow to international majors from rushing to develop either its shale oil react, and enforce rate standardisation among peers. Strategies or massive shale gas deposits, reported to be the third largest in for most clients with larger international recruitment programs is to the world. Here, as in Colombia and Brazil, construction trades focus on mobilisations into staff roles from markets where Canada will be in high demand as the requisite infrastructure to support a is considered to be a key long term opportunity for their families. maturing domestic energy sector is developed. These include India, the Philippines, South America and the United Kingdom. For these programs, core issue remains the strength of the relocation package and level of settlement support for the family, Brazil the actual cost of living in Canada relative to wage structures, and For all its promise, Brazil will prove to be a highly demanding residual concerns over the strength of the Canadian market with business environment for international corporations, forced to lingering memories of the 2009-10 downturn. balance highly risky plays, astronomical development costs, and perhaps most challenging, to accommodate Brazil’s steep 80 per Overall, the Canadian oil and gas industry is anticipated to remain cent local content legislation. Work-around options are slim: it’s on an upward trajectory through 2012-2013, peaking through 20134 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • Americas in western Canada based on current forecasts. Roles currently are anticipating more layoffs than hires at the end of 2011, which targeted over the next 12-18 months include core Engineering and may be welcome news to US-based corporations looking to man up Design disciplines, Project Controls, Subsurface and Operations. on various an increased demand for qualified personnel, whether creating projects. local or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to Colombia Experienced personnelgets itsaown pre-salt exploration programs increase once Angola are top commodity regardless of Employers in need of expat talent for local projects can expect to specialisation. “Five to fifteen” is measures number: with this comes underway. New labour reform the magic have been implemented pay a pretty premium over rates in other countries, upwards of 30 a recently, incentivestoward improving including raises, bonuses, roster of geared to stay on board, working conditions and per cent more than average rates in Australia, Asia Pacific or North new assignments and promotions. Contractorsand gas sector, the improving government transparency in the oil are now regularly America. Contracts arising from Colombia’s licensing rounds in backbone of the Angolan economy. tapped by agencies and corporations alike, in sharp contrast to 2010 are being finalised, so expect FEED work to pick up as a 2009 where almost any job offer was welcome. Clients are looking result. And there is more to be done: more than 6.5 billion barrels for ways to enhance their staffing capabilities internally or looking to Nigeria are in place in just two of Colombia’s largest fields, but developers outsource the hiring process to help win the war on talent. The Nigerian government has recently approved a $3.5 billion have done little to expand their E&P activity to other areas. So national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic why not here? With the majority of reserves being inland, lack Venezuela power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the of infrastructure has become a strong deterrent to a faster pace Struggling to boost output foreign partners, in exchange for which capital required through for several years yet sitting on some of of development. Improvements such as major refinery upgrades the largest oil reserves in the world, operational will be unable to the government promises increased Venezuela transparency and and transportation are underway, though. State-run Ecopetrol is move forward without the estimated $80 billion requiredto have the above-board administration. Proposed timelines are to develop putting Colombia first, having dedicated some 90 per cent of its its heavy oil-richcompleted belt. Worse still, thesubsets from local new ‘supergrid’ Orinoco by 2014; specialised flow of cash in 2012 capex to local E&P and construction projects. oil and gas exploits may migrate to this groundbreaking project. Venezuela has become outbound: recent arbitration settlements between PdVSA and ExxonMobil over nationalised assets may Colombia has also been unable to avert the contagion of labour prove another federal a long line ofthreatening to backburner the Yet to be the first in election is payouts owing to international unrest that has hit the oil industry in Latin America recently. Strikes entities whose assets have been seized in would effectively rewrite proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (which recent years. and protests have flared up of late, labourers citing environmental the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once concerns, wage disparity and unfair distribution of oil revenues more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry With elections on the horizon, complicated by reports of his own as the main causes. The catalyst for industry development in failing health, Chavez is revealed andcourting popular favour with investments. Until fully once again understood, the controversy Colombia is not production (which has doubled over the last four broad-reaching social programs. Inslowdown in some major projects, surrounding the Bill will result in a the absence of new international years) but transportation bottlenecks. Here, the cooperation of investment opting to significance, Venezuela until it is known what operators of any remain in holding pattern recently signed an local labourers is a more critical factor than high-end engineering agreement with bill will have on corruption and security concerns. real effect the Iran to build 10,000 housing units, a move that will expertise. Security remains an ongoing concern for operators and surely create construction employment for some time, though well their employees in remote regions. short of the 3.5 million in job creation initiatives promised. USA Expectations for the Americas Shale gas development is gaining momentum here, supported by positive market trends, improved public opinion towards shale gas Contract Pay Rates exploration and the promise of much-needed jobs and economic recovery. This recent enthusiasm will be highly contingent upon 55% gas pricing in the months ahead. Several new discoveries 42% have been announced since E&P activity resumed in the Gulf of Mexico. With 3800 rigs currently active in the GoM, Drilling 3% and Completions personnel are in particularly high demand (a shortage being felt the world over). Companies are having a Increase Decrease No Change harder time finding people across the board, given the breadth of Permanent Salaries exploration and project work in the industry there is no such thing as a glut of any particular skillset. Rates are subsequently slowly 64% creeping up here as elsewhere. 30% Several US majors are back in full swing, having announced 6% capex budgets in excess of pre-2009 levels, yet manufacturing remains cautious; according to a recent report, sector employers Increase Decrease No Change© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 5
  • Asia Pacific “2010 was the largest reduction in Australia. Local design firms are extremely busy at the moment both in finding solutions to their own domestic energy emergency oil demand in history. The economic as well as in support of the long roster qualified personnel, whether creating an increased demand for of megaprojects abroad. downturn saw oil consumption drop local or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to by 3 million bpd. In 2011 we saw Indonesia Angola gets its own pre-salt exploration programs increase once Though the New labour reform measures have been implemented underway. focus in Indonesia may not be on exploration and the global market start back towards upstream-related investments, its downstream sector boastsand recently, geared toward improving working conditions a robust increase in investments of nearly $2.5and gas over 2011 improving government transparency in the oil billion sector, the relative normality, offering investment backbone of the Angolan economy. thanks to fabrication and refinery demand from abroad. As such, opportunities across the industry. Project Managers and Construction personnel remain in high This looks to continue into 2012 with demand. Indonesia remains committed to increasing output Nigeria from its current government has recently approved a $3.5 billion The Nigerian projects as well as exploring and fast-tracking the rising demand and new projects developments in conventional and unconventional natural gas. national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic launching globally.” LNG extraction hereIronically, Nigeria seeks to of its much of the power shortages. is as competitive as any raise neighbours; the massive Genaldo-Gehem deep waterinnatural gasfor which capital required through foreign partners, exchange project is the government promises increased operational transparency and expected to enter construction phase in early 2012 and once Regional Overview online will produce a staggering 1.1 billion cubic are to have the above-board administration. Proposed timelines feet of natural 2012 promises to be a record-breaker in Asia Pacific once again. gas daily. 2011’s completed by 2014; specialised increased activity new ‘supergrid’ licensing rounds have created subsets from local Asian economies are expected to represent half of the world’s in oil and gas exploitsas well. Participating IOCs enjoy long-term the EPC sector may migrate to this groundbreaking project. growth over the next five years and 75 per cent of the global working relationships with Indonesia, and given the incentive to increase in energy demand. Local and regional companies boost domestic federal election is threatening given the latitudethe Yet another production are for the most part to backburner to continue to figure prominently in overall industry activity, though operate as required. Construction work on LNG and fixed platforms proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (which would effectively rewrite somewhat in decline under a modest relaxing of nationalisation is the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once driving demand for related disciplines. policies. There is a seemingly limitless appetite for engineering more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry and technical expertise all over the region, particularly as Malaysia Until fully revealed and understood, the controversy investments. China tries to play catch-up with fabrication and construction surrounding the Bill will result in a slowdown in some major projects, Malaysia’s strong engineering talent base amd oil and gas powerhouses in Singapore and Korea, as well as develop its operators opting to remain in holding pattern until it is known what experience have made Petronas an attractive joint venture partner. much-needed domestic energy reserves. Refineries, chemical real effect the bill will have on corruption and security concerns. In efforts to diversify its energy portfolio and secure long-term and power processing are also growing at unprecedented growth, Petronas has been both investing in several projects rates. APAC experienced the biggest jump in salaries into 2011, abroad as well as aggressively courting international partners with supported by strong regional commitment to boost production. which to build massive refinery projects to support the burgeoning Across the entire region, the following disciplines are in increasing activity across the region. This, coupled with attractive federal tax demand: Naval Architects, Subsea Engineers, Construction incentives for exploration and production, keep Malaysia at the Advisors, Project Controls specialists, QA/QC, Safety Engineers forefront of industry activity worldwide. and Process Engineers. But with tens of billions of dollars in investments earmarked for Japan new Malaysian industrial refining projects, infrastructure delays in Japan’s still-battered energy sector is making great strides in a projects of this scale can create costly bottlenecks, as has been quest to fill the 10 gigawatt shortfall in domestic power supply experienced by certain vendors. Given the breadth and scale of following the disaster at Fukushima Daiichi. The ensuing spike projects underway, there is virtually no discipline not in demand in LNG demand was almost immediately felt and responded both upstream and downstream, but with several projects expected to within the region, significantly adding to the growth of LNG- to move from FEED to construction in 2012, expect Construction related infrastructure. With little in local or regional reserves, Project Managers, Quality and Safety personnel to be most acutely Japan quickly joined forces with other NOCs on projects such needed. Significant offshore developments will also be underway as Rosneft and Sinopec’s development of the massive Sakhalin into 2012, spiking demand for drilling exploration expertise. Fixed 3 LNG project. Japanese operator Inpex has also achieved a platform and LNG engineering and construction personnel are also major milestone, becoming the first-ever Japanese operator for highly sought after. the colossal Ichthys LNG project recently announced offshore6 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • Asia Pacific Singapore more easily recoverable resources they can easily find themselves Nearly $15 billion in rig builds from Brazil alone are anticipated in sticky situations where even the terms of agreement may later to be announced in early 2012, for which Singapore’s Keppel be contested ifincreased demand forenough to personnel, whether creating an the find proves large qualified warrant the flexing and SembCorp Marine figure prominently. Also in the mix are a oflocal or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to political muscle. potential 200 shipyard orders from semisubmersibles to floating increase once Angola gets its own pre-salt exploration programs production units. And this is before taking into account the Following the post-recession exodus ofhave been implemented underway. New labour reform measures skilled expat labour, real impact the Ichthys megaproject will have on construction Vietnam hasgeared toward improving working conditions toand recently, adjusted its thinking to enable foreigners to return fill and fabrication yards here. With the technical know-how and gaps in expertise and mentor young Vietthe oil andstudents along improving government transparency in technical gas sector, the construction capacity required to support hundreds of billions the way. Similar sharing of economy. equity (including innovative backbone of the Angolan intellectual in project investments worldwide, the nationality of a contractor working visa exchanges) has been formally initiated between has become of little concern. Several projects (LNG, refinery and Vietnam NOCs and India’s ONGC Videsh Limited. Construction Nigeria FPSO) are either in the design engineering phase or construction of multiple refineries is expected to commence here as well in the The Nigerian government has recently approved a $3.5 billion and commissioning phases. coming months. national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the Thailand capital required through foreign partners, in exchange for which Despite declining production in neighbouring Asia Pacific the government promises increased operational transparency and countries, a new wave of discoveries in Thailand are helping insure Expectations for APAC above-board administration. Proposed timelines are to have the its economic stability as well as continued foreign investment. new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets from local The commencement of Chevron’s Platong II natural gas project Contract Pay Rates oil and gas exploits may migrate to this groundbreaking project. should ease earlier concerns over domestic energy supply: this project alone stands to increase Thai energy production by 10 Yet another federal election is threatening to backburner the 53% per cent. The country’s first LNG receiving terminal is expected proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (which would effectively rewrite 41% the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once to begin operations in 2012, for which the much-needed domestic supply infrastructure is already in construction. And in a textbook more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry 6% example of the increasingly geopolitical nature of offshore investments. Until fully revealed and understood, the controversy exploits, Thailand has recently engaged in talks with neighbouring surrounding the Bill will result in a slowdown inChange major projects, Increase Decrease No some Cambodia to develop significant crude and natural gas deposits operators opting to remain in holding pattern until it is known what along their long-contested maritime border. Agreements are real effect the bill will have on corruption and security concerns. already in place with Chevron and Total. Though not the hotspot in the region, there remains strong demand for Subsea and LNG Permanent Salaries expertise, as well as Construction/Project Managers and EPC disciplines. 61% 30% “The Asia Pacific oil and gas industry 9% consists mainly of cash rich national oil companies with unrivalled access Increase Decrease No Change to domestic oil and gas resources.” Vietnam Concerns over declining domestic production were allayed somewhat with several recent finds in the South China Sea, but there’s a catch: Vietnam believes the reserves to belong to them, whereas China claims all of the South China Sea. This is not an isolated occurrence. As energy companies struggle to find new,© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 7
  • Australasia Regional Overview or it may prove an expensive mistake by compromising export Australia’s labour crunch just tightened a couple of notches with revenue through delays and cost over-run penalties on the oil and the go-ahead of the Ichthys LNG project in January 2012. This gas projects. increased demand for qualified personnel, whether creating an mammoth $34 billion development will require an estimated 4,000 local or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to construction workers once in full swing. This announcement may Otherwise,once Angola gets its own the latitude from government increase corporations here enjoy pre-salt exploration programs have come as a sucker-punch to other competing megaprojects in underway. New labour reform measures have been implemented to test different programs to fast-track import of foreign labour or the region, themselves contending with serious labour shortages retrain non-energy personnel with aligned skills conditions and recently, geared toward improving working through unique and resultant delays and cost overruns. In true pioneering fashion approachesgovernment transparencyprograms and training centres improving like adult apprenticeship in the oil gas sector, the however, Australia is creating solutions to remain competitive in designated of the Angolan economy.A specialised coalbed methane backbone for indigenous peoples. spite of the king-size hurdles in front of them. training centre has also been recently established to ensure projects are staffed with the right kind of local expertise; this centre Nigeria alone Nigerian government has recently approved a $3.5 billion The is anticipated to provide employment for 1,000 people. Australia national electricity grid to put an end to the country’s chronic Ichthys, Gorgon, Wheatstone, Gladstone. The sheer volume and With the pendulum shifting once again to a candidates’ market, power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the scale of current projects in Australia should place an extraordinary expect top talent to give up posts in developing areas in favour capital required through foreign partners, in exchange for which premium on Engineering personnel as well as Construction, of competitive packages, quality of life and opportunities for the government promises increased operational transparency and Quality, Project Management and Safety disciplines. There is now advancement within Australia’s titan projects. above-board administration. Proposed timelines are to have the a global recognition of the quality of talent that can be found here, new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets from local making it a prime hunting ground to man up competing projects PNG gas exploits may migrate to this groundbreaking project. oil and locally and globally. Day rates here are among the highest in the world, owing to challenging living conditions andthreatening to backburner the Yet another federal election is strong competition from As of 2009, the Australian Government dis-incentivised Australian mining sector. Labour Industryas well as availability, are a serious proposed Petroleum costs, Bill (which would effectively rewrite residents to seek contracts in lower tax locations such as the concern to operators in Papua New Guinea. Sourcing labour either the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s relationships with IOCs) once Middle East, Asia Pacific & Africa through the 23AG tax legislation from other less-developed areas, training localsin energy industry more, potentially delaying billions of dollars (a requirement for requiring them to pay the relatively high Australian income tax national content quotas revealed and understood, the controversy investments. Until fully anyway), as well as retaining the expat even when working out of the country. Along with the slow- expertise to manage it all is ain a slowdown in somejuggling act. As surrounding the Bill will result precarious ongoing major projects, down of LNG and infrastructure projects in the Middle East, a with challenging environments holding pattern until it is known what operators opting to remain in elsewhere, PNG’s massive deposits good number of Australian contractors have indeed returned or makeeffect the billeffort. real it worth the will have on corruption and security concerns. stayed at home for the abundance of work and relatively high remuneration awaiting them, their skills immediately transferable and completely avoiding administrative lead time or paperwork. Expectations for Australasia On top of this, high value state advertising, employer retention Contract Pay Rates strategies and government-funded programs are more examples of what is being made available to keep key personnel from being 42% lured elsewhere, whether to a neighboring project or another 58% destination abroad. 0% For the expat worker, the lure of tax-free Australian quality of life currently enjoyed under protection of the Living Away From Increase Decrease No Change Home Allowance (LAFHA) for the duration of their four-year visa may soon be over. Effective July 1, it is proposed that all foreign Permanent Salaries nationals will be subject to paying tax on their total gross income, inclusive of the allowance formerly allocated as LAFHA. For the 52% employer, remuneration packages formerly on offer will either simply not be enough (forcing staff and contract personnel to 46% leave) or they will have to find means to offset their employees’ 2% increased burden (driving project costs upward). It’s a calculated risk undertaken by the federal government to raise tax revenue Increase Decrease No Change8 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • FSU - Caspian Regional Overview tests revealed several trillion cubic feet of gas and associated The Caspian region is known to have some of the richest and condensates. The scale of this project, combined with the potential least-developed offshore oil and gas deposits anywhere, each held at Shah increased demand for qualified personnel, over the creating an Deniz, has kick-started stalled negotiations whether of them capable of leapfrogging the ‘Stans’ out of ramshackle Nabuccoexpat. Subsea talent remains inlinking gas supplies in the local or pipeline, a 2,000+ mile artery high demand and likely to FSU economic conditions and squarely into the First World Caspian with mainland gets its own pre-salt exploration programs increase once Angola Europe. FEED and construction work is (rampant corruption notwithstanding). Little wonder NOCs are expected toNewin high demand pending have been implemented underway. be labour reform measures progress of these three wading carefully into offshore developments, remaining safely major projects. recently, geared toward improving working conditions and within national boundaries and avoiding any potential geopolitical improving government transparency in the oil and gas sector, the upset. Yet the proverbial bridge will one day need to be crossed, Russia of the Angolan economy. backbone prompted perhaps by the Nabucco pipeline whose proposed Though highly ambitious internationally in terms of projects and route threads these international waters. investments, Russian NOCs are extremely challenging to do Nigeria business with within their own borders. The bureaucracy is dense The Nigerian government has recently approved a $3.5 billion Kazakhstan and without valuable grid to put an end to the country’s can find national electricity connections international corporations chronic A ban on the use of employment agencies (so favoured by themselves quickly Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the power shortages. sidelined. With the success of internationally- international corporations desiring to bring in expat personnel) funded projects so heavilyforeign partners, in exchange directives capital required through dependent upon the personal for which was in place for several months near the end of 2011, and of who is in charge, much increased operational transparency and the government promises of the activity in Russia (including the with it forced several agencies to close up Kazakh operations. final investment decision on Shtokman)timelines are to have the above-board administration. Proposed is on hold until after the However pressure from IOCs, whose investment dollars are federal election scheduled by 2014; specialised subsetsre-elected, new ‘supergrid’ completed for March 2012. If Putin is from local gravely needed, eventually succeeded in having this legislation it’s expectedexploits maycustomarilythis groundbreaking project. oil and gas he will be migrate to quick to green-light domestic overturned. Fortunately for contract personnel, the government exploration and development. allowed them to remain in-country for the duration of their work Yet another federal election is threatening to backburner the permits, which for some proved to be enough time for the whole In terms ofPetroleum Industry Bill (which would very prominent in proposed projects and labour supply, LNG is effectively rewrite upset to pass. Yet thousands were not so lucky, having been laid Russia with several basis of Nigeria’s relationships widely preferred the legal and fiscal projects on the go. Locals are with IOCs) once off from labour-intensive projects like Kashagan. Many of these over expats because of cheaper rates, but top permanent roles and more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry personnel were re-absorbed into other projects with the same technical specialist contracts are still awarded to foreigners (though investments. Until fully revealed and understood, the controversy employer or returned to design headquarters in the Netherlands permanent staff is preferred overslowdown in some major projects, surrounding the Bill will result in a contractors). Many Russians in and UK. NOCs and IOCs alike are hopeful that there will be a the energy sector grew up post-Perestroika sountil it little allegiance operators opting to remain in holding pattern have is known what resurgence of foreign contractors back to Kazakhstan. For 2012 to theeffect the bill will have arecorruption and worldly, and are more real old school ways; they on educated and security concerns. the situation is back to business as usual. ambitious to build their careers in London, Canada or America. On the ongoing saga of Kashagan, the Kazakh government is Expectations for FSU - Caspian again holding investors under scrutiny further hindering progress. $130 billion in capex has been invested thus far and the project, Contract Pay Rates though huge, is barely into Phase 2 FEED. A veritable revolving door on the project partner list has created gross inefficiencies 30% in terms of transfer of knowledge, methodology, project team 70% structure and so forth. 0% Azerbaijan Increase Decrease No Change In contrast to Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan’s well-established multi- billion dollar projects are keeping the area solidly busy. And Permanent Salaries revenues from oil and gas are being properly funneled back into the country, building infrastructure and funding universities 42% and technical schools to create a well-educated, content, stable middle class and a local labour pool that is both capable and 53% happy to stay in-country. 5% Total recently announced a major deepwater gas discovery Increase Decrease No Change offshore Azerbaijan within a mere 20 miles of Shah Deniz. Initial© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 9
  • Europe “The ongoing shortage of trained engineering credentials are also highly valuable and proving difficult to find. There will be a heightened focus on Quality and engineering staff means there is HSE positionsincreased new guidelines imposed to govern safety creating an following demand for qualified personnel, whether a higher demand for qualified fully standardsexpat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to local or for offshore drilling. increase once Angola gets its own pre-salt exploration programs trained people in the industry.” Mainland Europe underway. New labour reform measures have been implemented All eyes are on the toward improvingcoming months. In oneand recently, geared Eurozone in the working conditions of Regional Overview few cautious approaches to staffing observed,and gas sector, the improving government transparency in the oil there has been a European employers may have not been as competitive on slight preference Angolan economy. in Europe at the moment, backbone of the towards contractors the offer letters as elsewhere in the world, though they tend employers appreciating the flexibility in case rapid adjustments to to reverse the global trend by paying local labour more than Nigeria headcount are required. For the moment, design work is coming in foreign personnel (on average +20 per cent). It has become atThe Nigerian government Safety, Process and Planners, which a fast clip, particularly in has recently approved a $3.5 billion an employee’s market here as elsewhere, particularly for high- may nudge rates upward particularly in those the country’s chronic national electricity grid to put an end to disciplines. demand positions such as HSE, Drilling and Design Engineers as power shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks to raise much of the well as construction professionals. Scandinavia and the UK are Home to required through foreign partners, in design talent in the capital some of the best engineering and exchange for which booming (or on the verge thereof), whereas mainland Europe is world, Europe is promises increased operational transparency and the government facing two competing challenges: an increase understandably more cautious given their potentially calamitous inabove-board administration. today’s megaprojects astowell asthe the technical difficulty of Proposed timelines are have a economic uncertainties. In spite of better rates on offer elsewhere new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets from local good portion of the workforce approaching retirement age. Some in the world, the region very much remains a centre of excellence countriesgas exploitsthe Netherlands are accommodating semi- oil and such as may migrate to this groundbreaking project. for the industry. retirees by allowing them to draw their pension while still working. Other another federal election is threatening to backburner the Yet initiatives include local mentorship programs for young Scandinavia technical professionals. In otherBill (which would effectively rewrite proposed Petroleum Industry industries, the future of nuclear is 2011 was a banner year for Scandinavian oil and gas. The North highly uncertain here, with Germany relationships with IOCs) once the legal and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s the first to pledge to phase Sea accounted for half of the global increase in rig count in 2011, more, potentially delaying billions of dollars in energy industry out its nuclear power program by 2022. Wind energy projects creating a rush for pre-FEED and drilling expertise. Whereas even have been gaining momentum, and may begin to the controversy investments. Until fully revealed and understood, more seriously 12 months ago the focus in the area was maximising existing impinge on the oil and gas labour pool as in some major projects, surrounding the Bill will result in a slowdown ambitious plans have reserves, three major finds by Statoil as well as a historically large been announced to increasein holding pattern power in known what operators opting to remain wind-generated until it is Europe 35- licensing round have reaffirmed offshore Scandinavia’s position fold following the nuclear disaster in Japan. security concerns. real effect the bill will have on corruption and as a leader in the industry. In response to industry pressure, new operators both large and independent (42 in all) have been Expectations for Europe awarded licenses during the last round, loosening Statoil’s dominance. Hiring activity remains brisk into 2012 in support of Contract Pay Rates several new North Sea exploits. 35% UK 61% Not far behind Scandinavia, the UK has also handed out 46 new production licenses during its most recent round. These will come 4% as welcome news to an industry in need of revived domestic activity to ward off attrition pressure from other projects around Increase Decrease No Change the world, Australia in particular. Permanent staff are increasingly preferred over contractors: less flight risk, slightly lower rates, Permanent Salaries and more easily mobilised within the organisation either in terms of succession planning or to other postings abroad. As project 30% developments ramp up, there may be a swing back toward the 66% contractors’ favour near the end of the year. 4% Fabrication, technicians, operations and production personnel are among the highest in demand, but given the increasingly technical Increase Decrease No Change nature of offshore exploration here, professional sciences and10 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • Middle East Regional Overview Though historically a contractor’s market like no other, there has With expats outnumbering locals 9:1, employers in the Middle been a shift in preference to permanent staff here keeping agencies East continue to offer some of the world’s most competitive day busy with new recruitment activity. creating an increased demand for qualified personnel, whether rates and attractive incentive packages to ensure expat talent local or expat. Subsea talent remains in high demand and likely to remains in the region. Competition within the Middle East and UAE once Angola gets its own pre-salt exploration programs increase from potentially more attractive and lucrative markets elsewhere The UAE is New labour busy. Offshore fabrication work in Dubai underway. constantly reform measures have been implemented will put retention strategies at the forefront for many employers. isrecently, geared toward the next 18-24 months in supportand expected to grow over improving working conditions of improving government transparency in the oil and gas sector, the Nexen’s Golden Eagle project, with most contractors coming out There has been an overall pickup in activity into 2012 versus last ofbackbone of the Angolan economy. UK centres in London and Aberdeen. Here, as elsewhere in year. For the moment, industry has only slowed somewhat in the region, there is an increasing trend of permanent or direct hire countries like Syria and Egypt who are experiencing civil unrest over contract staff. Dubai has also become a landing post for staff Nigeria within their own borders, but other countries in the Middle East destined to transition to workhas projects in Iraq, creating both an The Nigerian government on recently approved a $3.5 billion remain largely unaffected. NOCs are keen to push projects ahead easier transition for the newly-landed employee ascountry’s chronic national electricity grid to put an end to the well as providing and international majors are happy to go along. practical shortages. Ironically, Nigeria seeks Iraq are too small the power benefits where on-site facilities in to raise much of to accommodate extra personnel. FEED, Projectexchange for which capital required through foreign partners, in Management, and Iraq a the government promises increased operational transparency and significant rise in Piping, Pipeline and Process Engineers are Though the exploration of Kurdish regions remains officially currently most required. above-board administration. Proposed timelines are to have the ‘verboten’ by the Iraqi government, IOCs who have ventured new ‘supergrid’ completed by 2014; specialised subsets from local there are netting significant natural gas finds. Development in this Saudi gas exploits may migrate to this groundbreaking project. oil and Arabia region is something of a free-for-all; time will tell how long until Though its reserves are still considered to be the greatest in the the region is officially opened for exploration or regulations are world, anotherArabia may not attract significant foreign investment Yet Saudi federal election is threatening to backburner the meaningfully enforced. inproposed Petroleum Industry Bill (which would effectively rewrite the near term, thanks to regional instability, lack of financial incentives,and fiscal basis of Nigeria’s compliance regulations.once the legal and strict environmental relationships with IOCs) But Foreign operators, many of whom are well-established with this has potentially delaying confidence dollars in Aramco,industry more, not deterred the billions of of Saudi energy boldly decades of experience in Iraq, are providing easy contract announcing several fully revealedoil and gas as well ascontroversy investments. Until new finds in and understood, the increasing opportunities for service companies. Fortunately for them, the output to the highestwill resultdecades as if to some major projects, surrounding the Bill level in in a slowdown in declare “we are still local content regulations are more relaxed here than elsewhere in open for business.” Indeed, some $385 billion until it is known what operators opting to remain in holding pattern in Saudi investment the world, though in contrast to other countries they are expected opportunities across numerous sectors weresecurity concerns. real effect the bill will have on corruption and recently presented to double over the next two years. But demand is not slowing at a US-Saudi investment forum. The Saudi government has also down, Iraq’s major energy projects will require tens of thousands recently announced major allocations for hand-outs and a boost to of engineers and workers, and we expect competition for qualified public spending in an effort to keep social peace. expats to be fierce. Currently there is a decent pool of skilled and unskilled labour to hire from, benefitting the culturally disaffected Expectations for the Middle East unemployed. Contract Pay Rates Qatar 31% Many contractors from Qatargas and Rasgas have shifted to EPC agencies in Australia under the promise of better rates 68% and longer-term contracts (the higher rates a necessity for the 1% contractor leaving an area of tax-free income to one of the world’s highest taxed populations). In spite of the dramatic pickup in LNG Increase Decrease No Change work in Asia Pacific, contractors have thus far not gone there in any significant quantity; people tend to get pigeonholed in certain Permanent Salaries kinds of projects and Australia’s are more akin to those in the Middle East. 30% 65% Activity is steady here with an expected increase now that the $6 billion Barzan onshore project has moved into construction phase. 5% Pre-FEED and feasibility studies for projects into 2013 such as Shell’s new petrochemical refinery complex are also underway. Increase Decrease No Change© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 11
  • Regional Comparisons Key Increase Decrease No Change H1 = statistics/predictions for the first half of the year, H2 = statistics/predictions for the second half of the year. Africa - Contract Pay Rates Africa - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Americas - Contract Pay Rates Americas - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Asia Pacific - Contract Pay Rates Asia Pacific - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Australasia - Contract Pay Rates Australasia - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 201212 www.airenergi.com © Air Energi 2012
  • Regional Comparisons Key Increase Decrease No Change H1 = statitics/predictions for the first half of the year, H2 = statistics/predictions for the second half of the year. FSU - Caspian - Contract Pay Rates FSU - Caspian - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Europe - Contract Pay Rates Europe - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 Middle East - Contract Pay Rates Middle East - Permanent Salaries 100 100 90 90 80 80 70 70 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 H1 H2 H1 H2 H1 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012 2010 2010 2011 2011 2012© Air Energi 2012 www.airenergi.com 13
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