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
November 26, 2018, 9:42 AM MST
November 23, 2018, 7:52 AM MST
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.
September 28, 2018, 8:54 AM MDT
September 26, 2018, 8:59 AM MDT
Oil and gas drilling workers in British Columbia continue to suffer from an alarming rate of hearing loss while on the job.
September 11, 2018, 8:07 AM MDT
August 24, 2018, 3:29 AM MDT
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.
August 20, 2018, 8:54 AM MDT
August 20, 2018, 9:53 AM MDT
August 17, 2018, 8:20 AM MDT