Category Archives: Features

Diversity in the Workforce

The Petroleum Human Resources division of Enform (PHR), continues to tackle the big questions facing oil and gas industry human resource departments, with two pivotal reports released in 2014 that offer insight into Saskatchewan’s unique labour situation. The PHR division measured Aboriginal employment trends in their report Aboriginal Employment in…

Pipe Dreams – Keystone XL debate continues to rage into 2015

It is amazing how sometimes random events can serve to highlight areas of public controversy. In terms of fossil fuel production and distribution the past year has seen more than its share of headline-generating developments. From more distant regions we note that the Ukraine-Russia dispute has served to place new…

Economic Pain Before Recovery

            The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) revised its annual drilling activity forecast – and scratched its earlier estimate of $85/bbl WTI – as oil prices tanked in late 2014 and stayed low into the early months of 2015. Not since 2009 have…