The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has released the inaugural global ‘Workforce of the Future’ survey at CERAWeek by IHS Markit, the world’s premier energy event, ADNOC announced on March 13.

The survey aims to attract science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talents and to examine future workforce and employment trends in the oil and gas industry. The company gave out the survey for STEM students and young professionals aged 15 to 35 in 10 countries.

According to the survey, 44% of STEM millennials and Generation Z (Gen Z) are interested in pursuing a career in oil and gas, compared to 77% in the technology sector, 58% in life sciences and pharmaceuticals, and 57% in healthcare.

ADNOC’s survey came in line with the company’s Oil & Gas 4.0 mission to help meet the world’s increasing demand for energy and higher-value products.