Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil & Gas Edition 2013

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Twitter delivers timely and relevant content straight to your phone or laptop, and is a great way to stay on top of job market trends. For students and new grads looking to hatch careers in oil and gas – an industry that is always changing – Twitter is the perfect tool!

It can be tough deciding where to get started with Twitter, because there are so many accounts to follow. Here’s a quick list of some of the most useful accounts to follow to give your job hunt a boost!

These users can help you stay informed and navigate the job search. What are you waiting for? Get following!

Careers In Oil And Gas

Now that you’re familiar with LMI and market trends, where do you find jobs, resources, company profiles and more? Careers in Oil and Gas was created for a more in-depth look at oil and gas careers and even training and education. Follow them on Twitter for timely updates!

Oil Sands Today

Oil Sands Today was developed by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and is a handy hub for oil sands information, research and networking. Join the ongoing conversation and follow them on Twitter!

Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy is one of Canada’s leading integrated energy companies. They tweet industry facts, trends, career tips, jobs, company news, employee profiles, multimedia videos, pictures and more! Dig into Suncor careers and follow them on Twitter.

Imperial

Read about Imperial on TalentEgg and learn about Canada’s largest petroleum refiner and one of the largest producers of crude oil and natural gas. Explore their opportunities, culture and updates. Learn about how their company is changing and how to apply.

Lambton College

Lambton College prepares students for careers in the oil and gas industry. Based in Sarnia, Ontario, this college offers a variety of training programs, including: Alternative Energy Engineering, Chemical Production and Process Engineering, Power Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Carpentry and Construction and Welding. Scroll through their account and see if their programs are for you!

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

APEGA regulates engineering and geoscience practices in Alberta. Their salary surveys provide helpful information for engineers and geoscientists across the country. They also often post about geoscience and engineering trends, jobs, news and updated regulations. Are you an aspiring engineer or geoscientist? Connect with APEGA and explore your options.

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association represents Canada’s transmission pipeline companies. They provide all you need to know about pipelines, updated news and more.  You may find careers and areas of interests you never considered before!

Oil & Gas Journal

The Oil & Gas Journal is a global resource for oil and gas news in all industries. Based in the United States, they cover topics such as oil and gas exploration, drilling and production, processing and transportation. Want to know about issues with government, economics and markets? They have it covered! You can also subscribe to their newsletters & magazines for constant updates.

Dale Lunan, OilWeek

Oil Week is Canada’s largest business, technology, environmental and government news source related to oil and gas.  Follow their editor, Dale Lunan! You’ll read about diverse topics in oil and gas that showcase the industry’s role in business, technology, environment or government.

Looking for a career in the oil and gas industry? Visit TalentEgg’s Petroleum Career Guide or our Oil & Gas jobs section.

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Jessica Cruz 's scattered thoughts, ideas and quirky comics travel from her mind to paper. She enjoys narrative writing, graphic design, outdoor sports, and occasionally defeating virtual zombies. Her final year at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College (joint program) lands a double major in Communication, Culture & Information Technology (CCIT) and Professional Writing. She faces a career quest in the realm of marketing, design, writing, and web. Find her on Twitter or LinkedIn.