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5 Ways to Find an Oilfield Job in Alberta With No Experience

  • 1 week ago
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Even with the downtown in Alberta’s economy, many hopefuls still flock to Alberta in hopes of finding a job. Typically, these individuals are looking for jobs in the oil and gas industry, which despite its recent struggles, remain one of, if not the, biggest industry in Alberta. Contrary to what many people believe, it is not always easy to get a job in this industry, especially with the cutbacks that are taking place. However, this does not mean that it is impossible, even for those with...

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WHMIS: Why Is It Important for Oilfield, Pipeline, Construction & Skilled Trades?

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For those interested in entering the oilfield, pipeline, construction or skilled trades industries, it’s no secret that health and safety is a huge concern for companies. To ensure that Canadian workers are kept safe from the negative effects of mishandling hazardous materials and products, WHMIS was developed and made law in Canada. If you are approaching a new career that requires WHMIS training, here is a breakdown of what WHMIS is and why it is important: What Does WHMIS Stand For?...

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2021 Starts with a Bang: Crude Oil Soars, WTI Tops $50, Canada Investments up 12%

  • 2 weeks ago
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The first week of January 2021 shows some positive signs for the industry. Today, Brent crude jumped 4.9% to $53.60 per barrel. Additionally, U.S. crude climbed 4.9% to $49.93 after briefly topping $50 today on news that Saudi Arabia announced a surprise output cut at the OPEC+ meeting. Saudi "New Years Present" for WTI According to Investor.com, Saudi Arabia "shocked" oil markets with a voluntary 1-million-barrel-per-day output cut. Russia's deputy prime minister and energy minister Alexan...

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What Is A DISA Test and Why Is Drug Testing So Strictly Enforced In The Patch?

  • 3 weeks ago
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Anyone who is, has been, or wants to be employed in the oil and gas industry knows (or at least should know) that drug tests are a part of the job – they are typically required upon offer of employment, are always required after any sort of infraction or workplace incident, and are even commonly done on random. It only makes sense that employers would place such a high level of importance on drug tests to reduce the risk of employing those influenced by drugs or alcohol. Not only do thes...

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1200+ Construction Jobs Coming w/New $130M Port Arthur Oil Terminal

  • 3 weeks ago
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According to a story on 12newsnow.com, South Texas will enjoy plenty of new job opportunities in 2021. Scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2021, the Port Arthur Terminal represents a capital investment of more than $130 million that is expected to bring more than 1,200 direct and indirect construction jobs to the City of Port Arthur, Beaumont and Jefferson County. The project will also result in more than 40 full-time jobs once the facility begins commercial operations. From the...

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