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Canada’s oil and gas workforce has grown older, more educated and more culturally diverse, says PetroLMI report

The period from 2006 to 2016 was a remarkable decade for Canada’s oil and gas industry. Periods of rapid growth followed by sharp contractions transformed not only the industry, but also its workforce, according to the latest report released today by PetroLMI, a division of Energy Safety Canada. During the…

Women bring diversity and expertise to Canada’s oil and gas sector

By Lisa Fattori As with most resource-based industries, women are under-represented in Canada’s oil and gas sector. With the boomer generation approaching retirement, employers will need to broaden their pool of workers, and attract and retain more female employees. Flexibility, opportunities for advancement and a more inclusive culture, throughout all…