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Youth and Education

Keyera believes in the importance of a highly skilled workforce. We encourage youth to stay in school and support programs that will help them reach their educational goals through to post-secondary education. We also believe in supporting programs that help educate students and the public about the petroleum industry. Some of these program initiatives include the Peter J. Renton Memorial Scholarship, Career Pathways, and Junior Achievement.

Peter J. Renton Memorial Scholarship

Keyera is extremely proud to sponsor the Peter J. Renton Scholarship. The Scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of long-time Keyera employee, Peter Renton.  Peter's career in the energy sector spanned 40 years and his legacy continues to be a touchstone for many of Keyera's environmental, safety, social responsibility and employee competency  programs.  

The scholarship, which reflects Peter's commitment to life-long learning, is intended to assist and encourage Alberta students to pursue full-time studies in a post-secondary program in a field related to the oil and gas industry. The scholarship is administered by the Alberta Scholarship Programs. 


Photo: Mr. Peter Renton   

Career Pathways  

Career Pathways is a scholarship program sponsored by Keyera that offers financial assistance to eligible students to pursue technical and vocational education.  The program encourages students to stay in school to complete the requirements for their high school diploma and then to continue with post-secondary education to learn essential skills and competencies that employers look for.

For more information on the Career Pathways Program, view the presentation here (PDF). Apply for the Career Pathways Program by clicking here (PDF).    

Junior Achievement    

Keyera has been involved in Junior Achievement programs in communities across Alberta for many years. Working with students in grades 5 through 11, Junior Achievement provides a great opportunity for participating students to learn important life skills that enhance employability and promote entrepreneurial and leadership skills.



  Photo (above): Rimbey Gas Plant