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Accelerated Site Closure Program has resulted in $34 million in work packages

The Government of Saskatchewan has provided an update on the Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP). Launched in May, with the first approved projects announced in July, $34 million worth of work packages have been approved.
Clean Fuel Standard a second carbon tax: Minister of Energy and Resources

Clean Fuel Standard a second carbon tax: Minister of Energy and Resources

In its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 million tonnes per year, the federal government is working developing a new “Clean Fuel Standard,” and that is ringing alarm bells for the Saskatchewan government, as expressed by Energy and Res
Oil industry group suggests energy policies in advance of fall election

Oil industry group suggests energy policies in advance of fall election

In advance of the coming fall election in Saskatchewan, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) released its suggested energy policies on Sept. 17, to both the Saskatchewan Party and the New Democratic Party, for consideration.
Oil industry group suggests energy policies for Saskatchewan in advance of fall election

Oil industry group suggests energy policies for Saskatchewan in advance of fall election

In advance of the coming fall election in Saskatchewan, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released its suggested energy policies, to both the Saskatchewan Party and the New Democratic Party, for consideration.
Cutting up drilling rigs heartbreaking, says Derrick Big Eagle, who built some of them

Cutting up drilling rigs heartbreaking, says Derrick Big Eagle, who built some of them

Derrick Big Eagle couldn’t go see what was left of the drilling rigs he had built, as several were scrapped in recent weeks in the former Eagle Drilling Services yard in Carlyle.
NDP sees geothermal as a zero-emissions energy solution for Saskatchewan

NDP sees geothermal as a zero-emissions energy solution for Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan NDP announced Thursday a significant plank in their energy platform, swinging for the fences by backing geothermal electrical power generation as a zero-emissions solution, even while geothermal development is still in the pilot stag
Cutting up drilling rigs heartbreaking says Carlyle builder

Cutting up drilling rigs heartbreaking says Carlyle builder

Derrick Big Eagle couldn’t go see what was left of the drilling rigs he had built, as several were scrapped in recent weeks in the former Eagle Drilling Services yard in Carlyle.
Ten Saskatchewan-based drilling rigs cut up for scrap, Sask drilling fleet shrinks seven per cent

Ten Saskatchewan-based drilling rigs cut up for scrap, Sask drilling fleet shrinks seven per cent

Like a giant Tyrannosaurus rex tearing through its prey, a 52-tonne excavator equipped with large hydraulic shears tore through the last skid-mounted building of what was once a Saskatchewan-based drilling rig on Sept. 14.
Ten Saskatchewan-based drilling rigs cut up for scrap

Ten Saskatchewan-based drilling rigs cut up for scrap

Sask drilling fleet shrinks
Crescent Point reactivates shut-in wells, revises budget

Crescent Point reactivates shut-in wells, revises budget

Crescent Point Energy shut-in certain higher cost production during the second quarter to preserve value and enhance its financial flexibility.