A Review of Job Role Localization in the Oil and Gas Industry
Jack Pegram (),
Gioia Falcone () and
Athanasios Kolios ()
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Jack Pegram: Getenergy Field Ready Ltd., Witney OX28 6AL, UK
Gioia Falcone: School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Athanasios Kolios: Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, HD2.35, Henry Dyer Building, 100 Montrose Street, Glasgow G4 0LZ, UK
Energies, 2018, vol. 11, issue 10, 1-18
Job role localization is a strategic local content solution used by countries bearing natural resource stocks to maximize the long-term benefits of exploring and producing them. Currently, there is significant variation in how countries and organizations plan and implement local content and job role localization strategies; hence, this paper aims to gather, classify, and discuss relevant literature with a view to identify best practices for future application. After a multi-dimensional discussion of key terms relevant to the topic, the drivers and theoretical underpinnings of local content are examined, followed by an assessment of job role localization literature qualifying enablers and barriers to localization. A critical discussion on the means of evaluating local content policies summarizes the findings of this critical review.
Keywords: local content; job role localization; oil and gas; extractive industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q Q0 Q4 Q40 Q41 Q42 Q43 Q47 Q48 Q49 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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