Students raising hands in a classroomIs a career in Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas industry right for you?

Are you a high school student who is thinking about a future career in Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil & gas industry?

If so, you’ve come to the right place to learn about career opportunities that may interest you.

It is estimated that by 2030, our local oil & gas industry will directly employ more than 7,500 people. That’s a big increase from the 5,200 people employed in December 2017!  What does this mean for YOU?  It means there will be lots of career opportunities for bright young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who have the right education, training and experience.

Browse through this section of our website to find information, tools and resources to help you explore our local oil & gas industry and the wide variety of careers available.

Geologist, directional driller, ROV pilot, toolpusher?

Oil and Gas Career Quiz graphic. What industry jobs are a fit for you?

Are you unsure what to do after high school?  Take our interactive Career Quiz to figure out what you like – and don’t like. Your answers will give you oil & gas industry career options that are best suited to you.

Once the quiz reveals your best matches, visit Explore Careers to learn more about your matched careers.

It takes less than 2 minutes and may help you find your ideal career path!

Where do our oil & gas industry people work?

Opportunities map. Explore the local industry and it's careers.

Explore our Opportunities Map to learn where oil & gas activity takes place in (and offshore) our province, as well as the jobs that people perform at these locations.