Canada's oil and gas industry continues to grow, as it is the largest supplier of crude oil and refined products to the United States
Calgary, AB - December 8, 2010 - Canada supplies approximately 20% of total US imports and exports. Recently, bitumen (known as oil and tar) production average 1.25 million barrels daily through 81 oil sand projects representing approximately 47% of total petroleum production in Canada and is expected to increase, while conventional oil production decreases. Oil sand deposits in Alberta contain approximately 85% of the world's natural reserves of bitumen meaning that as the oil and gas industry in Canada continues to grow, particularly tar sand operations, skilled workers will be well paid and in high demand.
There are plenty of administrative oil and gas jobs in Canada, and with the right training, you could enter a lucrative and exciting career. Students who study oil and gas administration, along with business, will develop a thorough understanding of the industry's terminology and operations. In fact, a well-rounded program will cover oil and gas documentation and reporting and petroleum transportation among many other relevant topics.
Oil production in Alberta has ebbed and flowed over the years, but recent developments in the extraction of oil from tar sands has made Alberta oil careers desirable once again. Entering a career in oil and gas is a lot easier when you're knowledgeable about the terminology and intricacies of oil production. That's where a program like the Oil and Gas Administration program at Reeves College can help. It will train you to become familiar with everything you need to know to be successful in oil and gas.
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