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
Posted November 6, 2018 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, Labour Market Information, Labour News
In this article we dive into a recent PetroLMI report, Canada’s Oil and Gas Workforce: Distribution, Work Patterns and Income. This report is your gateway to understanding the workforce trends and patterns in the oil and gas industry’s key sub-sectors: exploration and production (E&P, including oil sands), oil and gas... Continue reading
Posted June 27, 2018 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, PetroLMI News
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As the Canadian oil and gas industry adapts and changes its business to remain globally competitive, new skills and job opportunities are emerging and replacing more traditional occupations, according to our latest report.
The report A Workforce in Transiti... Continue reading
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
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