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Deep Earth Energy Production releases FEED report and feasibility study

Deep Earth Energy Production releases FEED report and feasibility study

Deep Earth Energy Production Corp. has successfully completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) with a corresponding feasibility study and report on its first geothermal power facility in southeast Saskatchewan.
June oil and gas public offering raises $516,069 in revenue

June oil and gas public offering raises $516,069 in revenue

Saskatchewan's June public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights held on June 1 generated $516,069 in revenue for the province. This public offering is the second of six oil and gas sales scheduled for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

First year of inactive well program hailed as a strong success

The Government of Saskatchewan says the province’s Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP) has seen strong uptake and success during its first year.
Weyburn area farmer happy with good moisture, good crop prices

Weyburn area farmer happy with good moisture, good crop prices

Farmer Dale Paslawski is well underway with his seeding of the 2021 crop, and is happy at the prospects ahead for what could be a boom year in agriculture, if current commodity prices hold up.
PSAC increases Canadian drilling forecast

PSAC increases Canadian drilling forecast

In its second update to the 2021 Canadian Oilfield Services Activity Forecast, released Thursday, the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has revised the number of wells drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2021 to 3,600 wells.
New business Prairie Pride Fishing has proven to be popular in the oilpatch

New business Prairie Pride Fishing has proven to be popular in the oilpatch

A new company in Estevan has proven to be popular with the oilpatch since it opened, thanks to the services it offers. Prairie Pride Fishing, owned by Mike Zohner and Josh Brown, opened on March 1.
Saskatchewan and North Dakota sign agreement to vaccinate essential workers

Saskatchewan and North Dakota sign agreement to vaccinate essential workers

Premier Scott Moe and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum have signed a memorandum of understanding to vaccinate essential workers who are transporting goods across the Canada-U.S. border.
Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is now officially home to the largest helium purification facility in Canada. Located near Battle Creek in the province's southwest, the new $32 million facility, owned and operated by North American Helium Inc.
SARM pleased with investment dollars promised in federal budget

SARM pleased with investment dollars promised in federal budget

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has carefully considered the federal government’s 2021 budget and its implications for the RMs in the province.
Weyburn area bid highest in province for subsurface mineral rights

Weyburn area bid highest in province for subsurface mineral rights

The Government of Saskatchewan's first subsurface mineral Crown disposition public offering of the 2021-22 fiscal year was held on April 19, and raised $2,448,936.17 in revenue for the province.