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First project completed under the Saskatchewan Oil Infrastructure Investment Program

First project completed under the Saskatchewan Oil Infrastructure Investment Program

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced the first completed, in-service pipeline project under the provincial Oil Infrastructure Investment Program (OIIP).
Crop conditions fair to good in southeast Sask. region

Crop conditions fair to good in southeast Sask. region

Crop conditions in the southeast area range from fair to good condition, according to the latest report from Saskatchewan Agriculture’s crop report.
SE farmers welcome showers, need more rain

SE farmers welcome showers, need more rain

Rain showers in the last couple of weeks have been welcomed by farmers in the southeast region, but more rain will be needed as the forecast is calling for an extended length of hot days to come. In the RM of Weyburn area, about 0.
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.