Archive for March, 2015

Prepare for the demand ahead

Posted March 19, 2015 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

“Resilient – this industry is amazingly resilient,” says Cindy Hames, Director of Global Field Resources for Ensign Energy, when asked to describe Canada’s oil and gas industry.

Cindy grew up in the industry – and now, virtually every member of her family works in the oil and gas sector.

“As a family, we have a bond because we’re all in this industry together and we understand that it’s cyclical,” she says. “We don’t get too crazy when things are going well, and, we plan ahead for the inevitable downturns.”... Continue reading

Petro Prices to Petro People: Part 1

Posted March 17, 2015 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information

The Petroleum Human Resources (PHR) Division of Enform is releasing a four-part article series Petro Prices to Petro People to explore the impacts of declining oil prices on the Canadian oil and gas workforce, as well as short- and long-term solutions the industry will need to meet the future demand for skills and labour.

In our first article, we examine the challenges faced by the oil and gas industry in the current economic climate. With snapshots of the petroleum industry by province and by sub-sector, you’ll see a balanced summary of how oil and gas companies are... Continue reading