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Uncertainty for Canada’s oil and gas workforce will continue with market access constraints

Posted April 8, 2019 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information, Labour News, PetroLMI News

Canada’s direct oil and gas workforce has become much leaner, shrinking from a peak of about 226,500 jobs in 2014 to forecasted employment of 173,300 in 2019 – a 23% drop over the five-year period, according to a new report released today.

The oil and gas industry saw the labour market flatten following the 2014-2016 commodity price collapse with direct employment ending 2018 at about 185,800, down slightly from the 186,300 workers at the end of 2016. In 2019, about 12,500 jobs are at risk due to several factors, including low commodity prices, a decline in capital spending and u... 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

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