It takes more than just engineers and field workers to keep the oil and gas industry running! Business and operations support professionals work “behind the scenes” at oil and gas companies and in government in a variety of occupations that support various aspects of the industry. Sounds kind of vague, doesn’t it? To get more […]
With a labour shortage and increasing energy demands on the horizon, careers in the oil and gas industry have a strong outlook for the future. This means that junior roles are usually well-paying in this industry, although they vary by location, employer and type of position.
Katie Weir, talent acquisition specialist at Talisman Energy in Calgary, says young Canadians should take advantage of the opportunity to learn from and train with seasoned oil and gas professionals before the baby boomers begin to retire in significant numbers.
When you think of how oil and gas from deep underground into nearly everything around you, you probably think of men in hard hats working on heavy machinery. But in reality, that’s just one aspect of the industry.
Recent University of Alberta commerce grad Jordan Munns works on the business side of the oil and gas industry; he’s a business analyst with National Oilwell Varco, a company that provides equipment and components to the oil and gas industry.