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Building a baseline for diversity and inclusion – EVOL ✕ OGUK

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This latest episode of EVOL X is dedicated to “Building a Baseline”, the very first report into the state of diversity and inclusion in the UK oil and gas sector. 

Craig Shanaghey, chair of Oil and Gas UK’s D&I task group, and Erin Ingram, commercial advisor at Taqa, join digital journalist Allister Thomas to dig into the findings. 

In this deep dive, the trio discuss the business benefits for the sector in having a strong D&I culture, and key asks of industry to progress the agenda. 

The team also speak candidly about some of the uncomfortable issues raised by this inaugural report; unconscious bias, catcalling offshore, and a lack of representation for key demographics in what remains a white, male-dominated industry. 

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