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Without social licence, can any pipeline be built?

Without social licence, can any pipeline be built?

Eagle Spirit aims to get First Nations support as the first order of business
Diversifying into field construction picks up business for BGW

Diversifying into field construction picks up business for BGW

Estevan – BGW of Estevan has launched a new service that not only diversifies its manufacturing and welding offerings, but adds onto them. The company is now offering field construction and maintenance, adding three crew trucks.

New LNG fracking process explained

Millennium Stimulation seeks to replace most water with LNG
Millennium Stimulation launches its LNG frac process

Millennium Stimulation launches its LNG frac process

Calgary – Millennium Stimulation Services Ltd. has launched their new liquefied natural gas-based frac system, and will be deploying it to the field likely before this edition hits the stands.
Putting together a turnaround package

Putting together a turnaround package

Estevan – When you change the oil on your truck, you need some necessities, oil, a filter and maybe some rags while you’re at it. Similarly, when a battery or gas plant has its periodic maintenance done, they need certain, standard parts, too.
Dealing with the downturn

Dealing with the downturn

Estevan Meter has 35 people working out of Estevan, and a further six working with sister company Virden Meter in Virden, Man. “We cut back a couple of positions a few have been left unfilled through attrition. Our overall volume is down somewhat.
Tackling turnarounds with Estevan Meter

Tackling turnarounds with Estevan Meter

rd in the meeting room at Estevan Meter had several names dispatched for work at a local gas plant the following week. Turnaround season was still in play, but soon coming to an end.
Ready to rescue people in the most hazardous environments

Ready to rescue people in the most hazardous environments

Steelman – All over the site, you saw them – workers with climbing helmets, headlamps that look like they should be mounted on a 4x4, and climbing harnesses strong enough for two people.
Coming home to look after turnaround

Coming home to look after turnaround

Steelman – When Plains Midstream Canada’s district manager for LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gases) comes down to oversee the annual turnaround at the company’s Steelman gas plant, he stays at the Hotel McLaren, northwest of Arcola.
Anatomy of a gas plant turnaround

Anatomy of a gas plant turnaround

30 workers, 120 contractors and 10 days to get it done
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