The Indian oil and gas sector is one of the six core industries in India and has very significant forward linkages with the entire economy. India has been growing at 8-9 per cent annually and is committed to accelerate the growth momentum in the years to come. This would translate into India's energy needs growing many times in the years to come. Strategically located en route of Middle East crude for East Asian and Pacific-rim markets, India is emerging as the global hub for oil refining. Hence, there is increase in Oil & gas industry jobs, whether onshore or offshore, has been preferred career.