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Ag in Motion brings information to farmers all year

Ag in Motion brings information to farmers all year

With current COVID-19 restrictions making gathering in person uncertain this summer, organizers at Ag in Motion are ensuring producers have information and tools at their fingertips throughout the year with the launch of a year-long digital offering
New Indigenous participation program announced in the oil and gas sector

New Indigenous participation program announced in the oil and gas sector

The Government of Saskatchewan is delivering on its commitment to ensure that Indigenous communities and businesses in the province are provided meaningful opportunities to participate in the Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP), which was a key c
Three methane-reduction projects taking advantage of Saskatchewan oil incentives

Three methane-reduction projects taking advantage of Saskatchewan oil incentives

Methane, the key constituent of natural gas, is a potent greenhouse gas when emitted to the atmosphere unburned. In recent years there have been international, national and provincial efforts to reduce methane emissions.
Crown land sale brings in quarter million dollars

Crown land sale brings in quarter million dollars

Regina – The Feb. 2 Crown land sale for petroleum and natural gas rights was yet another one of the lowest over the last decade, generating $251,672 in revenue for the province of Saskatchewan.

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.