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Is your industry growing or declining?

  • 1.  Is your industry growing or declining?

    SENIOR MEMBER
    Posted 09-09-2019 13:24
    Do you believe your industry is in a growth phase or in decline? How do you believe you will be professionally impacted as a result?

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    Mitchell Huff PE
    Project Engineer
    BP Corp North America
    Houston TX
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  • 2.  RE: Is your industry growing or declining?

    Posted 09-20-2019 02:25
    It depends on the regions and the industry.

    For oil and gas exploration and production in China, it may keep the same or slightly declined. For Petrochemical products, it will be expanding greatly in China in the next few years due to the big market demands, this can be proven by the massive projects invested or planned by international giant firms.

    So in the near future, there will be a big demand of process safety management professionals in China.

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    Ziqing Tu
    Sensior HES Specialist/HES Tech & Process Safety Advisor
    San Ramon CA
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  • 3.  RE: Is your industry growing or declining?

    SENIOR MEMBER
    Posted 09-23-2019 08:44
    After many years of decline, I believe the pulp & paper industry ​is re-emerging and re-defining itself.  Society is requiring the use of more & more renewable resources.  Unfortunately,  I think there was a few decades in which the young talent of professionals avoided this industry.  Therefore, there is a gap of experienced professionals that are available for this industry.  Having said that, it is a tremendous opportunity to gain accelerated experience if your willing.

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    John Howell PE
    Senior Process Engineer
    Stantec
    Fredericton NB
    Canada
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