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
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This summer we’ve released three new reports which together provide a picture of significant change in Canada’s oil and gas industry:
- Diversifying Canada’s Oil and Gas Workforce: A Decade in Review looks at the demographic changes in the industry, based on Statistics Canada census data from 2006 and 2016, as well as the National Household Survey in 2011.
- Canada’s Energy Workforce in Transition: Skills of the Future at a Glan... Continue reading
The period from 2006 to 2016 was a remarkable decade for Canada’s oil and gas industry. Periods of rapid growth followed by sharp contractions transformed not only the industry, but also its workforce, according to the latest PetroLMI report released today.
During the 10-year period, the workforce employed directly by Canada’s oil and gas industry expanded by 15 per cent, or 25,000 workers, to almost 190,000. Ou... Continue reading
Have you ever thought about the impact of employees on a company’s productivity? We measure productivity as barrels of oil produced, per day, per employee. A decrease in workers would mean an increase in productivity. However, if the workers who remain aren’t as skilled or knowledgeable, productivity can decrease. Makes sense, right? Let’s take a look what has happened in Canada’s oil and gas industry.
From 2010 to 2014, oil and gas companies experienced recruitment challenges in Canada as they competed with one another for skilled and experienced people in a fast expanding i... Continue reading
We have released the Q4 2017 employment and labour market data for Canada’s oil and gas industry and thought it would be a good time to recap what happened to the workforce in 2017 and how it compared to our outlook to 2021. (more…)