The Canadian Oil & Gas Industry Overview

235C – The Canadian Oil & Gas Industry Overview

Course Number: C235C
Course Title: The Canadian Oil & Gas Industry Overview
Course Level: Intermediate
IRWA Credits: 16 QEU/CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable
Prerequisites: Non-Applicable

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide you with an overview of the oil and gas industry in Canada- knowledge and skills that positively impact the industry. You will learn about the applicable legislation and regulation related to oil and gas projects located within the Northwest Territories and the Yukon, Offshore, within each Province as well as Federal projects that cross provincial, territorial and international boundaries. You will gain an understanding of upstream, midstream and downstream activities, applications and approvals. Throughout this course, you will be able to have the opportunity to apply basic industry knowledge, tools and best practices, culminating in a live dynamic team challenge where you will use critical thinking to create the solution for a serious right of way/infrastructure project crisis.


This course can be applied towards qualifying education credit for the RWP and SR/WA under the previous Generalist program and can be used for re-certification credit. This course is also applicable as an elective toward the R/W-NAC and R/W-AMC programs.


Using knowledge, tools and industry best practices, you will be able to:
  • Identify legislation and regulation
  • Engage in project activities
  • Identify roles/responsibilities
  • Prepare communications
  • Define sector activities
  • Understand safety and security

Course Tuition Includes

Learning Guide

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

Target Audience:
  • Entry level professionals working in the oil and gas industry in Canada
  • Intermediate level professionals working on oil and gas projects in Canada
  • Senior level professionals managing oil and gas projects in Canada


Classroom Based Education

Online Education

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