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Pipe Flow Technology Centre celebrates 60 years of service

The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its Pipe Flow Technology Centre in Saskatoon.
Royal Helium putting together winter drilling program in SW Sask., plans SE Sask. for next year

Royal Helium putting together winter drilling program in SW Sask., plans SE Sask. for next year

Saskatoon-based Royal Helium Ltd. is in the final stages of putting together a winter drilling program, according to president and CEO Andrew Davidson.
Simulators to assist in heavy equipment operator training at Southeast College

Simulators to assist in heavy equipment operator training at Southeast College

The auditorium at the Southeast College’s Estevan campus hosted an excavator this week, and a dozer, and an articulated dump truck. And yet no diesel was consumed, nor ground disturbed.
Sixty to 70 barrels of oil stolen from site in Saskatchewan

Sixty to 70 barrels of oil stolen from site in Saskatchewan

The Carlyle RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance after oil was stolen from an oil site. According to a post from the Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network, on Oct. 30, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
SaskPower provides grant to aquatic invasive species program

SaskPower provides grant to aquatic invasive species program

The Government of Saskatchewan’s efforts to keep invasive species out of Saskatchewan waterbodies got a boost recently, with a $25,000 contribution from SaskPower to the Ministry of Environment’s aquatic invasive species (AIS) program.
Saskatchewan drilling expected to take another nosedive: PSAC forecast

Saskatchewan drilling expected to take another nosedive: PSAC forecast

If this year wasn’t bad enough for the oilpatch, next year’s drilling activity is expected to be even worse, with substantially fewer wells drilled across the country.
October Crown oil and gas land sale brings in $770,000

October Crown oil and gas land sale brings in $770,000

The Saskatchewan Crown land sale for oil and gas mineral rights was worse than the last one, but better that the one before that.
Passing lane projects on Highways 39, 7 and others wrapping up for winter

Passing lane projects on Highways 39, 7 and others wrapping up for winter

With winter on the horizon, major projects for the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure are wrapping up.

Drilling activity flat at 17 rigs working

Saskatchewan’s active drilling rig count has remained flat since Oct. 10, with 17 rigs in the field as of Nov. 2, according to Rig Locator (riglocator.ca). The active drilling rig count is the leading indicator of activity in the oilpatch.
Saskatchewan drilling expected to take another nosedive: PSAC forecast

Saskatchewan drilling expected to take another nosedive: PSAC forecast

If this year wasn’t bad enough for the oilpatch, next year’s drilling activity is expected to be even worse, with substantially fewer wells drilled across the country.