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Energy / Exploration / Extraction

Energy / Exploration / Extraction

Has jobs involved in exploration, extraction and energy production, including renewable energy technology, in addition to land surveying and cartography.

This industry plays a large part in the global economy and has become more high profile with the rising costs of fossil fuels and government interventions on tackling climate change and reducing emissions. You may be interested in working in this field if you are concerned with the earth's natural resources and it is of particular interest if you have an earth sciences background. Much of the work requires scientific skills and roles adapt to accommodate new developments arising from legislation, environmental issues and technological advances.

We have an extensive network of alumni with a wide range of experiences, doing all kinds of jobs. To talk to alumni members working in this sector, visit the Leeds Network

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