PetroLMI adds Job Bank postings and French content to careers in oil and gas website

Posted September 28, 2017 by Blog AdministratorPetroLMI News

PetroLMI has launched an additional feature to Career Explorer, its unique career planning tool, which now allows users to not only search and compare more than 100 occupations in the oil and gas industry, but link directly to relevant job postings on the Government of Canada’s Job Bank website.

Job postings listed on Job Bank can be searched through Career Explorer by job title, type of work and location.

“This added feature allows job seekers to not only consider a new career or a career change, but allows them to ... Continue reading

Oil and gas industry transformation prompts shifts in labour force requirements says PetroLMI reports

Posted September 26, 2017 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information, PetroLMI News

As the oil and gas industry transforms itself to become sustainable in a lower commodity price environment, it is experiencing some notable shifts in labour force requirements, a skills mismatch and a shrinking labour force, according to two studies released today by PetroLMI, a Division of Enform.

“The downturn in the oil and gas industry that began in late 2014 has created a structural shift and a refocus – from one of growth to operational performance improvements and it is having significant implications for labour productivity improvements, hiring practices, the types of... Continue reading

Interested in a career in the trades?

Posted July 20, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

An apprenticeship can be a smart and viable option for those starting out in their careers, or for those interested in switching career paths. It provides hands-on training before the completion of the program. In fact, that’s the point.

Trades are critical to maintaining and optimizing Canada’s oil and gas operations. Tradespeople account for 18,000 (or approximately 10 per cent) of total employment in Canada’s upstream and midstream oil and gas sectors. Within the next five years, the industry may need to fill 1,400 job openings due to expansion/growth and potentially close t... Continue reading

Take our short survey & you could win $100!

Posted June 16, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

We are currently conducting a Canada-wide survey to see the interest and willingness of the labour force to pursue a career in Canada’s oil and gas industry, especially after the recent oil downturn that affected a number of people across Canada. We want to hear from students, job seekers and current and previous oil and gas workers. If you fit in one of these categories and are a resident of Canada – take our short survey and you could win one of six $100 Visa gift cards!<... Continue reading

The future of technology in oil and gas

Posted June 2, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

Over the past two years, low oil and gas prices have challenged the petroleum industry to find ways to enhance productivity and cut costs in order to remain profitable. The industry has increased the use of various technologies to create efficiencies and reduce human error.  As a result, in one of Canada’s centenarian industries, there’s been a surge of creativity and innovation.

While prices have stabilized in recent months companies are cautiously optimistic about the future. They recognize they can’t afford to lose the progress made in their productivity improvements. As a ... Continue reading