Spirit Energy Norway's new chief executive Gro Kyllingstad has said the oil and gas industry needs to show the younger generation that it is serious about tackling climate change if it is to survive.

“We are struggling with recruitment of the best talents. This is a serious challenge, which the industry must take seriously. We depend on future talent,” she told Upstream.

“The industry has acknowledged that it needs to be part of the solution to meet the goals set in the Paris agreement on climate.