Weyburn – Read this story, put down this paper, get in your truck and head to Weyburn. The Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Show, sometimes referred to as the Weyburn Oil Show, takes place June 3-4 at the Weyburn exhibition grounds and Crescent Point Place.
Minster of the Economy Bill Boyd will be speaking at the noon luncheon on Wednesday, June 3. That is when the Oilman of the Year and Saskatchewan Oil Patch Hall of Fame recipients will be presented.
The Hall of Fame recipients have been selected by the Board of Governors and the 2015 recipients are Bonnie Dupont, retired senior vice-president of Enbridge Canada, originally from Swift Current; Bill McCaffrey, chairman and CEO of Meg Energy and Jim Bertram, executive chairman of Keyera Corp.
The Oilman of the Year is also chosen by the board of governors and will be announced at the Wednesday awards luncheon.
The Hall of Fame launched its new website two years ago. It can be found at saskoilpatchhof.com.
Two Southeast Saskatchewan Oilmen of the Year have also been chosen by the Weyburn Oilshow Board and the 2015 recipients are Terry Gunderman, Red Hawk Well Servicing Inc. and Dempsey Laird, Dempsey Laird Trucking Ltd. They are picked locally. That event will take place at the 7 p.m. prime rib dinner on June 3. Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Ken Krawetz and Weyburn Mayor Debra Button will be making remarks at the opening ceremonies.
CKOM/CJME talk radio host John Gormley will be the guest speaker at the industry luncheon at noon on June 4.
If you haven’t got your tickets for the meals, check out oilshow.ca right away and see if you can grab some before they are sold out.