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MOOC Testimonials

Our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – “21st Century Energy Transition – How do We Make it Work?” (https://www.coursera.org/learn/21st-century-energy-transition?) has been online for over a year, and has been a great success, with more than 4100 students enrolled. It continues to garner widespread interest, top star ratings and rave reviews. We are currently working on an update for the MOOC, as the energy world moves so quickly that year-old information is sometimes old news! See below for some our student testimonials of those enjoying the opportunity. Check out the link above and join us today.

By |March 2nd, 2024|Categories: MOOC, Outreach Program, Society News|Comments Off on MOOC Testimonials

CSEE Outreach Director Receives Prestigious Award

CSEE is very proud to announce that BIG Media, a publication dedicated to impartial, factual reporting on important issues of the day, has honoured Brad Hayes as their Person of the Year for 2023, recognizing his writings on energy, environment and industry. Check out the article here

By |January 15th, 2024|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on CSEE Outreach Director Receives Prestigious Award

News from Cenovus Energy

Avatar Innovations, a Calgary-based innovator in the global energy transition, announced the launch of the Avatar Leadership Fund I with a $750,000 lead investment from Cenovus Energy late last year.  The Fund is targeting a $3 million total raise to provide early-stage risk capital to emerging energy transition technologies developed through the Avatar Program. The goal of the Fund is to help solve for the near absence of risk capital available to early-stage energy technologies in Canada. Since 2021, Avatar has generated nearly 1600 applications from industry professionals to participate in its ground-breaking energy transition and technology entrepreneurship program.

By |October 10th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on News from Cenovus Energy

Energy Ambassadors

Check out our Program's New Landing Page! Energy Ambassador Program The Energy Evolution is here. Emerging leaders championing Environmental, Social, and Governance are driving credibility, and businesses need an energy roadmap to navigate the energy transition. The Energy Ambassadors program is designed to extend relationships throughout the industry, champion all energy industry sectors, and support the next generation of leaders around which the energy evolution can coalesce. Providing mentorship from global business leaders and leading academics, the program looks to develop answers to critical industry challenges and help delegates develop genuine relationships within the energy industry to sustain and

By |June 20th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on Energy Ambassadors

U of C PES Industry Mixer

The University of Calgary's Petroleum & Energy Society (PES) held its winter session industry mixer on March 29. Wally Kozak, past chair, attended the event on behalf of CSEE. The event was centered on a panel Q&A session. Representatives of five energy focused entities spanning upstream oil and gas, clean-teach, midstream & services were questioned on energy-career issues. While each of the panelists brought their own experiences and perspectives forward there was consistency in the responses. Questions included: changes in the energy sector over the past decade; the importance of field work early in one's career; transferability of skills

By |May 15th, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on U of C PES Industry Mixer

Society Holds Successful BC Day

CSEE welcomed Senior representatives from both the BCMELCI and BCER. Over 145 attendees participated in this event. As in previous years, CSEE welcomed BC Government representatives for a full day in-person session in Calgary. The objective was to provide the industry with a review of key updates from 2022 and to look ahead to activities, programs & pending changes this coming year. Delegates from both the BC Ministry for Energy, Mines & Low Carbon Innovation (EMLI) and the BC Energy Regulator (BCER – previously BC Oil & Gas Commission or BC OGC) were present during this event. Also

By |March 21st, 2023|Categories: General, Society News|Comments Off on Society Holds Successful BC Day
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