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OTS hosts its annual meeting

OTS hosts its annual meeting

The Estevan Oilfield Technical Society (OTS) used their annual general meeting on Nov. 3 to take care of some routine business, and to discuss a number of promotional initiatives.

Estevan Meter buys Acutech

After year of negotiations, Estevan Meter Services Ltd., has purchased Lampman-based Acutech Systems Ltd. The purchase was part of a deal between the two southeast oilpatch companies. The deal officially began on Oct. 31, 2015.

PSAC releases drilling forecast

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) expects drilling activity to remain stable in Saskatchewan, according to its 2016 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast, which was released on Tuesday.

Clean coal project defended

The political and business proponents of SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Unit 3 carbon capture pilot project mounted an aggressive defense against criticisms levelled at the project by New Democratic Party opponents this past week.

Record-setting construction season rolling to a conclusion

Now that colder weather is descending on the province, the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure sent out a message last week, indicating their major construction season is winding to a conclusion.

Crops are in the bin in southeast Sask.

The 2015 harvest is virtually complete heading into the final week of October, according to information released by the Ministry of Agriculture. About 97 per cent of the crop is now in the bins, up from 91 per cent the previous week.

Crude oil movement stays steady

The mid-summer flow of crude oil through Canada’s transportation systems gave a clear indication that the oilpatch is far from dead.

Harvest operations are now wrapping up

It’s almost done. The 2015 crops are in the bins … for the most part. According to Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Ministry, 91 per cent of the provincial crop was now secured as of Oct.
Locals chosen for philanthropy awards

Locals chosen for philanthropy awards

Two southeast Saskatchewan residents and a local business have been selected to receive awards from the Association of Funding Professionals (AFP) Regina chapter for their commitment to their communities.

Local dealership wins award

Case IH has recognized Redhead Equipment in Estevan for achieving Pinnacle Excellence status in all five areas of its business — sales, marketing, operations, parts and service.
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