Bauer Business Focus

Texas Oil And Gas Companies Are Using More New Technology, But What About The Jobs?

Trent Aulbaugh with consulting firm Egon Zehnder expects a shift in the types of skills needed in the oil and gas workforce.

Trent Aulbaugh
Trent Aulbaugh, Houston office leader at Egon Zehnder, says more energy companies are hiring chief digital officers.

Texas oil and gas companies have learned to use more information technology, in part to make up for the loss of tens of thousands of workers during the oil downturn.

But how does that affect the workforce going forward?

To talk about that, we are joined by Trent Aulbaugh, Houston office leader at the executive search firm Egon Zehnder, for this week's Bauer Business Focus.

You can click on the play button above to listen to the interview.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Public Radio...

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