Renewable Energy, Other Industries Draw Laid-Off Oil And Gas Workers
Sad for the workers who have to support families and pay their bills but happy for the earth and saving the rest of civilization. Time for change and switching industries.
Curtis Buxton, a project manager at Skyfire Energy Inc., who was forced to look for new employment after being downsized out of the oil and gas industry, poses with solar panels, in Calgary on Monday. | Jeff McIntosh/CP
CALGARY — For 36 years, Sue Jones rode out the ups and downs of Alberta’s oilpatch. But after she was laid off last March, she knew her days in the oil and gas industry were over.
“I’m done,” said Jones, 56, who worked in data management and document control before she was let go.
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