The Canadian oil and gas industry experienced a 23% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Nutrien with 505 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of oil and gas company job postings. Information on the oil and gas production outlook by assets, terrain, major companies, details of active and upcoming oil and gas assets, and recently licensed blocks details can be accessed with GlobalData’s Canada Oil and Gas Exploration and Production market report. Buy the report here.
Notably, Architecture and Engineering Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the Canadian’s oil and gas industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 10% over the prior quarter.
Architecture and Engineering Occupations drive oil and gas hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 10% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 18% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 8% and drop by 19% year-on-year, and third highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which were 37% of the new job postings and 30% lower year-on-year.
Top five companies in oil and gas accounted for 38% of hiring activity
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