There is so much happening in Newfoundland and Labrador

The oil & gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is relatively new compared to other oil producing areas, such as the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The industry has grown considerably since Hibernia drew first oil in 1997 and a recent economic study predicts tremendous growth over the coming 25 years. Our offshore industry is positioned to have a long life, with a variety of career opportunities for our province’s youth, if they strategically choose their post-secondary education opportunities.

Explore this section to learn more about specific oil & gas activities around the province, as well as the strict safety regulations and environmental protection efforts the industry has in place.

It is estimated there are 49.2 billion barrels of oil in less than 7% of our entire offshore area! Download our industry infographic to learn more interesting facts about Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil & gas industry.

Explore some oil & gas work sites and their associated careers.