Overcoming the challenges of the ‘great crew change’

June 15, 2015

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is facing a daunting challenge in the near future: In the next five to seven years, approximately 50% of the workforce will retire in what many are calling the ‘great crew change.’ As the Baby Boomer generation moves into retirement or less-active roles within the HPI, the next generation of engineers, operators, technicians and skilled workers must step up to continue the pursuit of technological innovations and industry growth...