From the Oil Drum, discussing how difficult it is for oil companies to find qualified engineers now.
insider comments that in an office where the median age is now
around 55 for the majority of drilling engineers and production
engineers, there are now a significant number of contract engineers
(also in the same age bracket). Only about 10% of the engineering
staff can be defined as young. And the reason?
Emphasis added. Of course, if the coming indictments bring down BushCo, then the climate will change (one assumes.)