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.
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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
More men are wary about mentoring women since the #MeToo movement began dominating headlines more than a year ago.
October 12, 2018, 12 AM MDT
While diversity is important to the Canadian energy industry, it won’t benefit from having those diverse perspectives until there is an environment where persons are empowered to bring them forward, an energy forum heard this week.
October 12, 2018, 7:22 AM MDT
While the mood in Alberta’s oil and gas industry may have slightly improved, it may take some time before it translates into more students in sector-related post-secondary education programs.
September 28, 2018, 7:27 AM MDT
A Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) review found that women hold 12 per cent of board positions in Alberta, an increase from 11 per cent in 2017 and eight per cent in 2014.
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Oil and gas drilling workers in British Columbia continue to suffer from an alarming rate of hearing loss while on the job.
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Numerous factors are shaping the future labour needs of Canada’s oil and gas sector, and industry and educators continue in their efforts to address the need for new and evolving skill sets that will be required going forward.
August 20, 2018, 8:13 AM MDT
In the last few months, PetroLMI has released three new reports which together provide a picture of significant change in Canada’s oil and gas industry.
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The Canadian oil and gas industry made some strides in becoming more diverse between 2006 and 2016 although it also became older, according to a PetroLMI report released today.
June 14, 2018, 11:45 AM MDT
Finding qualified personnel is a current challenge not only for Western Energy Services Corp., but for companies across the Canadian energy business.
April 27, 2018, 7:51 AM MDT