The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page was designed to help answer common candidate questions. Please click on the hyperlink below to view the response to each question and re-click the hyperlink to hide the response. Our recruiters will be more than happy to answer additional questions as you move through the recruitment process.
Canadian Natural has a diverse and well balanced portfolio with operations in Western Canada, the North Sea, and Offshore Africa.
We are the largest producer of heavy oil in North America and the second largest producer of natural gas in Western Canada. We have a large reserve base with significant value to unlock in conventional and unconventional gas, light oil, primary heavy oil, Pelican Lake heavy oil, thermal in situ and oil sands mining.
Thermal in situ and oil sands mining are a key part of our strategy to transition to a longer-life, more sustainable asset base. We target to grow our thermal in situ production to 500,000 bbl/d by delivering projects that will add 40,000 to 60,000 bbl/d of production every two to three years. At Horizon, our world class oil sands mining operation, we are expanding to 250,000 bbl/d of production capacity and ultimately plan to expand to 500,000 bbl/d.
We have a deep inventory of high quality assets, a great team of people and a well defined plan to create value growth in the near, mid and long term.
For more information regarding Canadian Natural's operations, please visit our Candidate Information Center.
Canadian Natural strives to live through our mission statement, "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity."
We are committed to operating safely and responsibly. Safety is a core value at Canadian Natural and is paramount in all of our activities. Our ultimate goal is no harm to people and no safety incidents. We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, avoids and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.
Our approach to energy development values environmental performance and stewardship. We strive to ensure that our operations comply with and exceed industry standards, government regulations and regulatory guidelines concerning the protection of the environment and the public.
For more information regarding Canadian Natural's core values, please visit our Candidate Information Center.
At Canadian Natural, we are committed to operating responsibly and ensuring that the way we conduct our business demonstrates our mission of "doing it right". We strive to ensure that our operations comply with and exceed industry standards, government regulations and regulatory guidelines concerning the protection of the environment and the public.
For more information regarding Canadian Natural's Environmental initiatives, please visit our Candidate Information Center.
Canadian Natural strives to share company success with all employees. We offer:
The company operates in many different locations and offers additional premiums to those working at these locations. For instance, the following premiums are also offered to Fort McMurray based employees:
We tremendously value our employees and their contributions and as such, our total rewards package is one of the most competitive personal rewards packages in the oil and gas industry.
For more information regarding Canadian Natural's Total Rewards package, please visit our Candidate Information Center.
Yes, Canadian Natural encourages employee development. Our mission statement is, "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity."
Canadian Natural strives to "develop people to work together" and fully supports the development of our employees. We offer the following to advance the careers and professional growth of our employees:
At Canadian Natural, we recognize that it's all about the people and as such, we are prepared to provide you with the right tools for your career advancement!
You can find position specific information under the "What we offer" section of each job posting. For work terms located in Calgary or in the field, students are responsible for finding their own accommodations. For days off, students are welcome to travel wherever they'd like, however, transportation assistance will not be provided.
If your work term is located at the Horizon Oil Sands site you will be provided with camp accommodations and flights to a HUB location (Calgary or Edmonton) for your days off.
Transportation assistance is provided for students from their school to their work location at the beginning and end of their work term.
For students joining the Canadian Natural team, please reach out to your dedicated Campus Recruitment Advisor with additional questions.
*All programs are subject to change at management discretion and may vary by location
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