While some energy sector jobs will simply become irrelevant thanks to automation, Lauren Rooney says the oil and gas industry still needs “a strong pipeline of talent” to solve the challenges it faces.
June 19, 2019, 8:35 AM MDT
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An unprecedented research effort conducted as a result of a fatality five years ago has found that communication breakdown about ground hazards is a key risk for workers around oilsands tailings. And according to investigators, to blame are “systemic cultural roots within an organization, not simply unsafe acts by workers.”
May 28, 2019, 8:08 AM MDT
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May 22, 2019, 9:56 AM MDT
‘A diverse and inclusive workforce leads to better solutions’ but as simple as it sounds, the road to getting to this “nirvana” place is not easy.
May 21, 2019, 8:46 AM MDT
Unifor announced a new tentative agreement that establishes the pattern for 8,500 members of the National Energy Program.
May 16, 2019, 12 AM MDT
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April 16, 2019, 9:40 AM MDT
Working in the oil and gas industry is still considered a good career option yet there’s a high level of uncertainty about job stability, according to a new report.
April 9, 2019, 8:53 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas direct workforce has declined by nearly one-quarter in the last five years, says a new report from the PetroLMI division of Energy Safety Canada.
April 8, 2019, 11:22 AM MDT
March 19, 2019, 8:15 AM MDT
Oilfield service and supply companies are feeling the brunt of regulatory uncertainty, stalled projects, oil curtailments and widening crude oil price differentials.
March 13, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT
Further headcount reductions in the service sector loom as industry activity during the normally fast-paced winter drilling season continues to lag.
February 5, 2019, 11:56 AM MST
A few months ago, I talked about the future of the oil and gas industry — pointing out that it faces a huge task over the coming years in growing production to match ever-increasing demand worldwide.
February 5, 2019, 8:02 AM MST
LNG Canada has thus far approved over C$937 million in contracts and subcontracts with First Nations enterprises and other businesses across Canada.
January 22, 2019, 3:30 AM MST
The challenges and struggles faced by the Canadian oil and gas sector continue to filter down and impact the national economy, the Bank of Canada (BoC) noted in its quarterly Monetary Policy Report (MPR) released last week.
January 14, 2019, 8:21 AM MST
New and evolving government regulations governing major energy project approvals will require a greater need for expertise in Indigenous traditional knowledge, public health specialists, biologists and economic development specialists.
January 7, 2019, 6:12 AM MST
Workers at Suncor Energy Inc.’s oilsands operations in the Fort McMurray region will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing beginning in the first quarter of 2019 — more than six years after it was first proposed — says a company spokesperson.
December 6, 2018, 7:04 AM MST
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While it has long been known that Canada’s oil and gas sector faces enormous challenges as its workforce ages and large-scale retirements loom, the fallout from the extended industry downturn which took hold in 2014 has increased the scope of the problem, industry experts say.
October 22, 2018, 6 AM MDT
While youth in large part are less inclined to pursue a career in the oil and gas sector, changing and evolving job descriptions as the industry adopts new and better technologies and processes may prove enticing.
October 22, 2018, 6 AM MDT
A senior manager of a company specializing in drug and alcohol testing at worksites says he’s concerned about impediments to implementing legislation and practices that will prevent workplace deaths.
October 17, 2018, 7:05 AM MDT