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Offshore Industry: Employment

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 737, tabled on 11 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many and what proportion of jobs supported directly and indirectly by the UK oil and gas industry are in the supply chain.

Answered on

20 May 2022

Industry representative body Offshore Energies UK estimates that 178,500 jobs were supported by the UK oil and gas industry in 2021, including 25,700 direct and 91,700 indirect jobs in the supply chain.

These estimates are set out in the Workforce Insight Report 2021, which is published at oeuk.org.uk/product/workforce-insight-report-2021.