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CP crews respond to derailed tanker car in Weyburn rail yard

CP crews respond to derailed tanker car in Weyburn rail yard

CP Rail workers and crane crews responded to the rail yard in Weyburn, as a tanker car derailed near 10 th and 11 th Streets and Railway Avenue as of late Tuesday morning. Few details are known about the derailment as yet.
Spring road bans begin Monday morning

Spring road bans begin Monday morning

Spring road bans will be in effect as of 12:01 a.m. on March 15, across southern Saskatchewan, and will also be in effect in many rural municipalities in this area.
Energy transition leading to small modular reactors, Part 2

Energy transition leading to small modular reactors, Part 2

The economic landscape with a $170 per tonne federal carbon tax could look very different from what we have today. It might even make more sense for farmers to grow trees than grain, for instance.
Energy transition leading to small modular reactors, Part 1

Energy transition leading to small modular reactors, Part 1

Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Society Saskatchewan held a “dinnerless dinner” online on Feb. 26, with its focus on the development of small modular reactors in this province.
Varying moisture conditions continue in runoff report

Varying moisture conditions continue in runoff report

The Water Security Agency (WSA) released its updated spring runoff report for March 2021, continuing to show varying conditions across the province.
Winter weights removed in southern Sask.

Winter weights removed in southern Sask.

Usually one can bank on spring break-up being announced around March 15, give or take, but with warm weather in the forecast for southern Saskatchewan, the Ministry of Highways announced on March 1 that winter weights were coming off for highways in
Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show planned for June 2-3

Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show planned for June 2-3

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is a go for North Dakota in May
Crop Insurance coverage, rates going up, but premium cost declining

Crop Insurance coverage, rates going up, but premium cost declining

Crop Insurance coverage is going up due to higher commodity prices, and rates are going up as well, but the premium cost per dollar of coverage continues to decline.
Drilling season peaking with 31 rigs working

Drilling season peaking with 31 rigs working

The stretch from mid-February to the first week of March is traditionally the peak of the year for oilwell drilling activity. And on Feb. 22, there were 31 drilling rigs working in Saskatchewan, down markedly from the previous two years.
CCS facility at Boundary Dam captured more than 49,000 tonnes of CO2 in January

CCS facility at Boundary Dam captured more than 49,000 tonnes of CO2 in January

During the month of January, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at the Boundary Dam Power Station captured 49,373 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), according to the monthly report released by SaskPower on Friday.