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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

Opportunities to work with us

Posted September 11, 2018 by Blog AdministratorPetroLMI News

Update: Questions and Answers are listed below.

We’re seeking the expertise and services of:

  • A research consultant to assist in the review, update and development of occupational research and occupational profiles for its Careers in Oil + Gas website over a period between October 2018 and August 2020.
    • Q: Is the purchase of reference materials a billable expense?
      A: Yes. The purchase of materials must b... Continue reading

Canada’s oil and gas workforce has grown older, more educated and more culturally diverse

Posted June 14, 2018 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information, PetroLMI News

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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