As the skills organisation for oil and gas, OPITO supports the oil and gas industry to build a sustainable, competent and safe workforce. We are the custodian of industry standards in emergency response, and industry training and competence. With our industry partners we work to maintain a skilled workforce by developing targeted initiatives and programmes designed to ensure a sustainable supply of skilled individuals into the oil and gas sector. Through close liaison and collaboration with our industry and government partners, we provide coherent, informed guidance on key areas of skills policy for our sector including career pathways and training opportunities for the next generation, and promoting and signposting careers in the industry. We continue to gather and analyse intelligence and research to inform the development of critical skills solutions , building strategic partnerships, connecting industry stakeholders and facilitating effective collaborations to align skills demand with effective skills supply.