"It's a great job. I also go out into the field where it's all being done. It's not just all in the office."
Canadian natural gas accounted for 94% of US gas imports in the first half of 2000.
Hubl is a health, safety and environmental coordinator for Vista Midstream
Solutions, a gas company in Alberta. Kandy's job is to help ensure her
company meets all the industry's environmental and safety regulations.
It's a complex job that requires her to understand detailed written requirements
and translate them into action on-site.
Kandy likes the independence her job offers. She has freedom to make decisions on her own and gets the satisfaction of taking a project from concept to completion.
Did you know? 26% of Canadian electricity generation in 1999 came from oil, gas and coal.
Kandy's job pays between $30,000 and $70,000 a year plus full benefits and stock options. She works an average ten hours a day and even longer if she's working in the field. Kandy plans on staying at Vista Midstream Solutions for a long while. Eventually she may go into consulting.
grew up on a farm with the oil and gas industry right in her back yard,
literally. Her knowledge of oil and gas was a great resource once she
began a career in the business.
Education: 2 year program in Land Resource Management, Olds College
Hobbies: Reading and staying current with environmental news