Archive for the ‘Career Planning’ Category

Still a tough go for oil and gas workers

Posted April 16, 2019 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, Labour Market Information

PetroLMI has just released a 2019 Oil and Gas Labour Market Update, which looks at employment projections across the industry, including the conventional exploration and production (E&P), oil sands, oil and gas services and pipeline sub-sectors, and by key occupations. We are forecasting that about 12,500 direct jobs are at risk in 2019, mostly in Alberta, and mostly in the oil and gas services sector. Canada’s direct oil and gas workforce is forecast to decline by 23% from a peak of 226,500 in 2014, and a drop of 7% fr... Continue reading

New project!

Posted November 6, 2018 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, PetroLMI News

PetroLMI is excited to announce the start of a two-year project funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program (SIP). The goal of this project is to develop occupational information and tools to support attracting, retaining and transitioning workers in the energy industry.

As part of the project we plan to enhance the 100 occupation profiles that currently reside in our Career Explorer online planning tool with updated content, as well as create 35 new profiles for some of the emerging occupatio... Continue reading

Day in the Life: Arianne – Environmental Technician

Posted April 20, 2018 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, Day in the Life

Arianne first started considering a career as an environmental technician when she was working in an administrative role for an oil and gas company. She enjoyed working in the industry and recognized the opportunity to work on progressive and innovative environmental programs. However, she wanted something that was outdoors, technically challenging and included some travel – an environmental technician fit the bill. Continue reading