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Here you'll find the most comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date labour market information (LMI) for the Canadian upstream and midstream petroleum industry.

  • Report: Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

    Report: Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry provides an overview of workforce requirements by sector, including conventional exploration and production, oil and gas services, oil sands and pipelines, as well as by key oil and gas operating regions.

  • Spreadsheet: Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

    Spreadsheet: Labour Market Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The spreadsheets provide a detailed, year-over-year breakdown of labour demand data to 2020. The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require a more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key inputs into workforce planning.

  • Report: Exploring LNG in Canada

    Report: Exploring LNG in Canada

    Exploring LNG in Canada provides an overview of the construction, upstream, midstream and downstream labour that will be needed if one large-scale two-train LNG facility and one medium-scale two-train project move forward.

  • Spreadsheet: Exploring LNG in Canada

    Spreadsheet: Exploring LNG in Canada

    The spreadsheets provide a detailed, year-over-year breakdown of operations and construction labour demand data to 2020. The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require a more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key inputs into workforce planning.

  • Report: Labour Demand Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas Industry

    Report: Labour Demand Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas Industry

    The Labour Demand Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Saskatchewan’s Oil and Gas Industry report provides labour demand projections and analyses for the province, by sector and by key occupation, based on two sets of scenarios.

  • Spreadsheet: Labour Demand Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas Industry

    Spreadsheet: Labour Demand Outlook 2016 to 2020 for Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas Industry

    The spreadsheets provide a detailed, year-over-year breakdown of labour demand data to 2020. The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require a more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key inputs into workforce planning.

  • Report: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2020

    Report: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2020

    This Oil Sands Construction, Operations and Maintenance Labour Demand Outlook to 2020 examines projected workforce requirements by occupation for the anticipated off-site module fabrication, on-site construction and direct operations employment associated with oil sands mining, in situ and upgrading operations. This report also examines Alberta’s ongoing and turnaround maintenance workforce requirements of which oil and gas plant turnarounds account for 85–90%.

  • Spreadsheet: Oil Sands Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2020

    Spreadsheet: Oil Sands Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2020

    The spreadsheets provide detailed, year over year breakdown of operations labour demand data to 2020. The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key input into workforce planning.

  • Infographic: 2015 Industry HR Snapshot

    Infographic: 2015 Industry HR Snapshot

    This fall, 36 oil and gas companies, representing between 63,000 and 83,000 workers from across Canada, were surveyed about the current workforce challenges they are facing in today’s economic climate. Here’s what they had to say.

  • Report: Petro Prices to Petro People - Part 3

    Report: Petro Prices to Petro People - Part 3

    Part 3 of our Petro Prices to Petro People series explores the oil and gas industry's challenge in balancing workforce strategies with longer-term labour market demands amid today's continued low oil and gas prices.

  • Report: Shifting Priorities and a Shifting Workforce

    Report: Shifting Priorities and a Shifting Workforce

    This report examines key shifts in skill and knowledge requirements and new and emerging occupations within Canada’s petroleum industry due to changing technologies and business priorities.

  • Report: Rotating, Not Relocating: Alberta's Oil and Gas Rotational Workforce

    Report: Rotating, Not Relocating: Alberta's Oil and Gas Rotational Workforce

    Little is publicly known about the thousands of skilled workers who rotate in and out of northern Alberta’s remote oil and gas worksites. This report describes the nature and experience of Alberta’s oil and gas rotational workforce that reside in camps. And it attempts to demystify what has become an established industry practice where little information exists.

  • Fact Sheet: Rotating, Not Relocating: Alberta's Oil and Gas Rotational Workforce

    Fact Sheet: Rotating, Not Relocating: Alberta's Oil and Gas Rotational Workforce

    Little is publicly known about the thousands of skilled workers who rotate in and out of northern Alberta’s remote oil and gas worksites. This fact sheet helps to uncover some key highlights for those considering rotational work as a lifestyle choice.

  • Report: Falling Oil Prices and Decreased Industry Spending - Employment Impacts

    Report: Falling Oil Prices and Decreased Industry Spending - Employment Impacts

    The oil and gas industry has already experienced significant impacts to its labour force since the price of oil started its decline last November. If oil prices continue to remain low, we anticipate additional reductions to spending and jobs before things start to turn around. This report examines the potential impacts of reduced industry spending in 2015 on direct and indirect jobs related to the oil and gas industry across Canada.

  • Report: Petro Prices to Petro People - Parts 1 & 2

    Report: Petro Prices to Petro People - Parts 1 & 2

    In March and April 2015, PetroLMI released Parts 1 and 2 of the four-part article series Petro Prices to Petro People. The series explores the impacts of declining oil prices on the Canadian oil and gas industry workforce, as well as shorter and longer term solutions the industry is considering or undertaking in order to address future skills and labour demand. Part 1 examines the challenges faced by the oil and gas industry in the current economic climate. Part 2 explores the shorter term solutions and alternatives the industry is employing in order to maintain skills, talent and institutional memory during the downturn.

  • Fact Sheet: Diversity in Canada's Oil and Gas Workforce

    Fact Sheet: Diversity in Canada's Oil and Gas Workforce

    Skill shortages and rising labour costs have challenged Canada’s oil and gas industry for many years and are impeding the industry’s ability to grow. A key strategy to manage skill shortages and ensure industry sustainability is to consider under-represented groups, such as women, youth, Aboriginal people, immigrants and persons with disabilities, as a viable labour source.

  • Report: Diversity in Canada's Oil and Gas Workforce

    Report: Diversity in Canada's Oil and Gas Workforce

    The report examines the challenges and opportunities industry faces around workforce diversity in a climate of skill shortages and rising labour costs. It offers insight into the business drivers, trends and practices for diversity and inclusion, as well as further recommending strategies to attract and retain diverse workers. The report also provides demographic analysis of several under-represented groups in the oil and gas industry using data from Statistics Canada's 2006 census and 2011 survey.

  • Infographic: Fall 2014 Survey Results

    Infographic: Fall 2014 Survey Results

    This fall, 31 oil and gas companies, representing 63,300 workers in Canada, were surveyed about their current workforce challenges and recruitment strategies. Here's what they had to say.

  • Fact Sheet: Exploring Apprenticeship Completions of Skilled Trades in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

    Fact Sheet: Exploring Apprenticeship Completions of Skilled Trades in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

    The highlights presented here are taken from "Exploring Apprenticeship Completions of Skilled Trades in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry," part of the Petroleum HR Council's suite of labour market information (LMI) products and services.

  • Report: Exploring Apprenticeship Completions of Skilled Trades in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

    Report: Exploring Apprenticeship Completions of Skilled Trades in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

    The report contains information on recent trends in apprenticeship training and completions for trades that are core to the oil and gas industry. In addition, causes for non-completion of apprenticeships and strategies that employers have found effective in increasing apprenticeship completions are discussed. (NOTE: Report now has revised numbers for Table 2.)

  • Report: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023

    Report: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023

    Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023 presents detailed labour demand projections and analysis provided by the Petroleum Human Resources Council (a division of Enform Canada); BuildForce Canada, formerly the Construction Sector Council; the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA); and the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (GoA). The report looks at occupational workforce requirements for oil sands-related construction, on-site construction and on-site and head office operations.

  • Fact Sheet: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Outlook to 2023

    Fact Sheet: Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Outlook to 2023

    The highlights presented here are taken from the "Oil Sands Construction, Maintenance and Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023," part of the Petroleum HR Council's suite of labour market information (LMI) products and services.

  • Spreadsheets: Oil Sands Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023

    Spreadsheets: Oil Sands Operations Labour Demand Outlook to 2023

    The spreadsheets provide detailed, year over year breakdown of operations labour demand data from 2014 to 2023. The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key input into workforce planning.

  • Report: Aboriginal Employment in Saskatchewan’s Oil and Gas Industry

    Report: Aboriginal Employment in Saskatchewan’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The HR Trends and Insights: Aboriginal Employment in Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas Industry report describes current workforce issues, demands and trends surrounding Aboriginal workers in Saskatchewan. Information was gathered from an online survey of companies operating directly in, and supporting, the province's oil and gas industry, and qualitative interviews with employers and labour-force development stakeholders.

  • Report: Canada Labour Market Outlook To 2022

    Report: Canada Labour Market Outlook To 2022

    The Labour Market Outlook to 2022 for Canada's Oil and Gas Industry presents and analyzes labour demand and supply projections to 2022 for Canada's oil and gas operations industry in two scenarios. Additional value-added analysis and recommended workforce strategies are also provided here.

  • Fact Sheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook 2022

    Fact Sheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook 2022

    The highlights presented here are taken from the Labour Market Outlook to 2022 for Canada's Oil and Gas Industry, part of the Petroleum HR Council's suite of labour market information (LMI) products and services.

  • PowerPoint: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022

    PowerPoint: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022

    The slide deck provides a high-level overview of the outlook for the oil and gas industry along with the relevant charts and tables to support the key findings.

  • Spreadsheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022 (Low Growth)

    Spreadsheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022 (Low Growth)

    The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key input into workforce planning. The spreadsheets provide detailed, year over year breakdown of the labour market data from 2012 to 2022 for the Low Growth scenario.

  • Spreadsheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022 (Expansion)

    Spreadsheet: Canada Labour Market Outlook to 2022 (Expansion)

    The spreadsheets are useful for those who will require more detailed analyses of the data and can be used to customize charts and/or as key input into workforce planning. The spreadsheets provide detailed, year over year breakdown of the labour market data from 2012 to 2022 for the Expansion scenario.

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