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February oil and gas public offering generates $251,672 in revenue

The Government of Saskatchewan held the February Crown petroleum and natural gas public offering on Tuesday, which generated $251,672 in revenue for the province, the government said in a press release Thursday.
Michigan approves permit for pipeline tunnel, still wants Enbridge Line 5 shut down

Michigan approves permit for pipeline tunnel, still wants Enbridge Line 5 shut down

In the wake of the cancellation of the Presidential Permit for the TC Energy Keystone XL pipeline project, all eyes have turned to Enbridge’s Line 5, which the Governor of Michigan has been moving to shut down.
New technology helps farmers monitor their mental health

New technology helps farmers monitor their mental health

Following a recent province-wide Innovation Challenge, Innovation Saskatchewan, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, unveiled a new tool for agricultural producers to track their mental health.
Directional drillers are now part of CAODC

Directional drillers are now part of CAODC

Seeking to broaden its membership and voice, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) announced Tuesday the introduction of a new directional drilling division.
Program to encourage youth to consider agricultural careers

Program to encourage youth to consider agricultural careers

Protein Industries Canada announced an investment into a program that will introduce youth in Kindergarten through Grade 12 to the career opportunities available to them in the plant-protein, agrifood and digital agriculture sectors.
PSAC releases updated drilling forecast

PSAC releases updated drilling forecast

In its first 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 3,350 wells.
Three new energy projects to reduce methane emissions in Saskatchewan

Three new energy projects to reduce methane emissions in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday support for three new projects that will reduce methane emissions, increase gas processing capacity and create jobs.
Premier Moe tears into Regina council for policy which would restrict energy company advertising

Premier Moe tears into Regina council for policy which would restrict energy company advertising

If you don’t like the money that comes from energy, try going without it. And by the way, you’re currently accepting a lot of it, which you might soon do without.
SIMSA to hold energy update March 24, with optimism for the oilpatch this summer

SIMSA to hold energy update March 24, with optimism for the oilpatch this summer

Like almost every other public event since COVID-19 hit in March 2020, the Saskatchewan Industrial & Mining Suppliers Association Inc. (SIMSA) had to put off its regular October Oil & Gas Supply Chain Forum.
Premier Scott Moe and others respond to Keystone XL's potential demise

Premier Scott Moe and others respond to Keystone XL's potential demise

One of the first acts of Donald Trump as president of the United States was to invite TransCanada, now TC Energy, to resubmit its Keystone XL pipeline application, and to then approve it.