Bauer Business Focus

Bauer Business Focus: Gordon Smith & Imaad Mahfooz On The Labor Crunch In Oilfield Services

As many as a quarter of all jobs in the U.S. oilfield services industry are going unfilled due to a lack of qualified candidates. Gordon Smith of the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business and Imaad Mahfooz of Chronos Consulting are working to solve the problem. They join Andrew Schneider on this week's installment of the Bauer Business Focus.

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This story first aired August 9, 2013.

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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments across Greater Houston. Before taking up his current post, Andrew spent five years as Houston Public Media's business reporter, covering the oil...

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