Boasting 178 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and close to 58 Tcf of proven natural gas reserves as of 2009, Canada is the world's largest reserve holder after Saudi Arabia and the top supplier of U.S. energy imports. Canada is also home to the world's most expansive oil sands deposits, the development of which extracts and processes a heavy, tar-like crude bitumen that comprises the bulk of the country's reserves. Canada's oil and natural gas sector is privatized, with industry regulation occurring at the provincial level.
An Electrician is a qualified tradesperson who installs and repairs electrical equipment and wiring. In addition to working on buildings, electricians may specialise in electrical wiring and cabling of ships, planes and other mobile platforms, such as oil rigs. This position usually begins with an apprenticeship where the apprentice will work alongside a more qualified electrician to learn the trade in addition to classroom study to obtain the appropriate qualifications.