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Canada’s oil and gas workforce skills and occupations are shifting, says PetroLMI report

CALGARY, Alberta, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the Canadian oil and gas industry adapts and changes its business to remain globally competitive, new skills and job opportunities are emerging and replacing more traditional occupations, according to the latest report released today by PetroLMI, a division of Energy Safety Canada.

The report A Workforce in Transition: Oil and Gas Skills of the Future, examines the shifting skills and occupations in Canada’s energy industry based on three key trends: federal and provincial government current and proposed regulatory changes; the adoption of automation and data analytics technologies; and, the implementation of advanced manufacturing processes in the development of resources.

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