CNBC: Why the energy industry should hire more women

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With an aging workforce, CNBC’s Jane Wells asks the question “Why not?”

It is no secret energy companies have had a hard time finding talent. Hiring women closes the gender gap and drives value.

According to PESA, just 15% of the oil and gas workforce is female— and these women want to change that

The industry is known for high paying challenging careers.

CNBC’s Jane Wells meets with Christina Smith, Shell production team leader at Deer Park, Lori Fremin, General Manager of Surface Engineering in Upstream and Katie Mehnert to talk energy and women in the workforce.

“We have to look at this as a marathon, not a sprint,” Katie Mehnert

Read the full story on CNBC’s Make It.

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