Petro-Canada

General Information


Petro-Canada is a corporation on Canada in the oil and gas field. It was founded in Ottawa, Ontario in 1975 and its headquarters are located in Calgary, Alberta. The production of Petro-Canada is for oil and natural gas and its president&CEO is Ron Brenneman. The requirement for working offshore is the completion of a secondary school or a petroleum industry. You must be atleast 18 years of age to do offshore jobs and atleast 27 in order to work on a oil rig.


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History



In 1943, Petro-Canada's lubricants facility was established under the British American in Mississauga. In 1968, the buisness was purchased by Gulf Canada and by 1985, Petro-Canada took over. From 1993-1996 the facilty went from being a petroleum refinery into a lubricants plant which doubled its capacity and in 2009, Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada came together to become the Canadian Energy company, Suncor Energy inc.


Operations


Since 2008, Petro-Canada was Canada's eleventh largest company with interests in the projects of The Hibernia, The Terra Nova, and The White Rose. As of August 2009, Petro-Canada and all of its projects are now being run by Suncor Energy, whom took about 60% of their ownership.


The Hibernia
The Hibernia

The Terra Nova
The Terra Nova


The White Rose
The White Rose



















Possible Jobs



Working offshore has many job oppprtunities along with great benefits. Some examples may include an Electrical Engineer, Handler and a Maitenance Technician. Although the pay for these jobs is very good, each of them require hard work and skill receive the payment in the end.An Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design and checking of single lines, cables, lighting, electrical heat tracing and installation details. A Handler is responsible for for loading trucks of packaged lubricants and then offloading packaged products and inventory replenishment. A Maitenance Technician is repsonsible for maintaining the reliability of the lubricants centre for production.







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