As the Canadian oil and gas industry adapts and changes its business to remain globally competitive, new skills and job opportunities are emerging and replacing more traditional occupations, according to the latest report released today by PetroLMI, a division of Energy Safety Canada.
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Canada's oil sands sector has experienced sustained cost-cutting, restructuring and deeper than anticipated job cuts in 2016, but a modest recovery of about 3,400 net jobs is projected over the next four years as companies shift their spending from expansion to maintenance, repair and optimization of their operations, according to the Oil Sands Labour Demand Outlook to 2020 Update report, released today by PetroLMI, a Division of Enform.
Canada's oil and gas industry could expect to see some modest recovery between 2017 and 2020 due to renewed industry activity and the need to replace retiring workers, according to the Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada's Oil and Gas Industry report, has released by PetroLMI, a Division of Enform.
Enform provides the essential training, certification and safety services needed by the Canadian petroleum industry. With industry funding and direction, and more than 50 years of experience, Enform enables its customers to reach the highest standards of safety, efficiency and environmental compliance. Enform’s growing portfolio of over 120 industry-leading courses cover safety, operations, technology and environmental management. Each year, more than 150,000 students update their skills with: • Self-paced e-learning and CD-based programs; • Video conference classes and seminars; and • Hands-on instruction at one of Enform’s four campuses or from one of over 600 approved partner instructors across western Canada. Operating with full regulator support, Enform is also the petroleum safety association for British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Enform develops and promotes safety products and practices that help the industry improve its safety record, and manages the safety certification of companies, employees and contractors. Canada’s six major petroleum industry trade associations, represented on Enform’s Board of Directors, actively work with Enform to address evolving industry needs.