Oil & Gas

Join the dynamic and ever-changing energy industry in a variety of trades positions.

Alberta is Canada's energy province. Our Oil and Gas industry is ever changing, bringing opportunities in trades positions at all skill levels.

There are a variety of positions in this industry, from equipment operation to trucking and more. 

About Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

123,870 people employed

5,200 businesses

Alberta produces 80% of Canada’s crude oil

Third-largest oil reserves in the world

Sectors: Exploring for and producing crude petroleum and natural gas, drilling and equipping wells, mining for coal or metal ore

Work in Canada's energy province.

Canada has the third-largest oil reserve in the world, most of which is in Alberta. Our oil and gas industry brings a consistent stream of new jobs at all skill levels.

By the numbers

10%

Canada accounts for 10% of the world’s proven oil reserves.

95%

Canada's oil reserves are estimated at 171.0 billion barrels. 166.3 billion of those barrels are found in Alberta.

Why Oil & Gas?

Explore different opportunities.

There are a variety of positions in this industry, from equipment operation to trucking and more.

Experience innovation.

As the world moves towards less oil dependence, this industry is finding new ways to adapt and grow.     

Learn valuable skills.

Many of the skills in oil and gas jobs are useful in a variety of trades.

Key Roles

  • Oil Pipeline Operator
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Equipment Operator
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Truck Driver

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