Resources for Career Practitioners

The Petroleum Labour Market Information (PetroLMI) Division of Enform has developed a number of information materials to assist educators, teachers, career or employment counsellors and parents with valuable oil and gas career information.

  • Job Categories
    Overview of careers in the industry: education required, working conditions and labour market information.
  • Career Explorer
    Browse, search, sort and compare occupations in the oil and gas industry. Explore the qualifications, skills, training and behaviours needed for each career.
  • Labour Market Information
    Read the most comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date labour market information for Canada's upstream and midstream petroleum industry.

Need more information? We've compiled a list of additional resources in the tables below!

Technical/Professional Societies & Associations
Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada (ACEC)
Canadian Association of Drilling Engineers (CADE) Canadian Association of Petroleum Land Administration (CAPLA)
Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting (CAPPA)
Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists (CCPG) Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT)
Geoscientists Canada Canadian Geotechnical Society
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)
Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS) Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS)
Engineers Canada Geological Association of Canada (GAC)
Mineralogical Association of Canada Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada (PASC)
Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA) Pipeline Contractors Association of Canada
Professional Petroleum Data management Association (PPDM) Society of Petroleum Engineers - Canadian Section (SPE)


Industry Associations
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC) Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)
Canadian Gas Association (CGA) Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA)
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Canadian Fuels Association
Canadian Propane Association Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR)
Energy Services BC The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC)
In-Situ Oil Sands Alliance (IOSA) Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (Noia)
Oil Sands Community Alliance (OSCA) Ontario Petroleum Institute (OPI)
Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC)
Quebec Oil and Gas Association (QOGA)  


Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA)
Government of Canada - Environment and Climate Change Canada  


Health & Safety
Energy Safety Canada Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Enform Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA)


Government Resources
Government of Canada - National Energy Board Government of Canada - Natural Resources Canada
British Columbia Ministry of Natural Gas Development Government of Alberta: Energy
Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of Economy - Oil and Gas Resources Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Nova Scotia Department of Energy Newfoundland and Labrador Natural Resources: Mines and Energy


Energy Information
Canadian Centre for Energy Research Institute (CERI) Energy Council of Canada
International Energy Agency World Petroleum Council - Canadian Association
Oil and Gas Info