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Keystone XL may be killed, again, by new U.S. president

Keystone XL may be killed, again, by new U.S. president

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.
CAPP forecasts oil investment to increase 14%, but only 5% in Saskatchewan

CAPP forecasts oil investment to increase 14%, but only 5% in Saskatchewan

After one of the most brutal years for the Canadian oilpatch, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in upstream natural gas and oil investment in 2021.
Saskatchewan and feds announce $9.8 million for ag research

Saskatchewan and feds announce $9.8 million for ag research

As the leadoff speakers in the CropSphere zoom online conference on Jan. 12, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan’s Premier Scott Moe announced $9.
Saskatchewan’s top 10 oil producers

Saskatchewan’s top 10 oil producers

Husky Energy, which was acquired by Cenovus Energy, had been Saskatchewan’s top oil producer for the first 11 months of 2020. According to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Resources, from January to November, 2020, Husky produced 31.
Twenty-nine drilling rigs in the field in early January

Twenty-nine drilling rigs in the field in early January

One week into the new year, Saskatchewan’s drilling rig fleet is up and running, with 29 rigs in the field on Jan. 8, according to Rig Locator (riglocator.ca). Those 29 rigs also mark a high point in drilling since spring breakup in March 2020.
Saskatchewan farmers will be hit hard by increased carbon tax: APAS

Saskatchewan farmers will be hit hard by increased carbon tax: APAS

In December 2020, the federal government announced that the carbon tax will increase to $170 per tonne by 2030.
Cenovus completes Husky acquisition, swallowing Saskatchewan’s historically largest oil producer

Cenovus completes Husky acquisition, swallowing Saskatchewan’s historically largest oil producer

In perhaps a way perhaps fitting of the 21st century, Husky Energy updated its cover photo for its Facebook page on Jan. 3. The new photo said, “We are Cenovus.” On Jan.

Cenovus completes Husky acquisition, swallowing Saskatchewan’s historically largest oil producer

In a way perhaps fitting of the 21st century, Husky Energy updated its cover photo for its Facebook page on Jan. 3. The new photo said, “We are Cenovus.” On Jan.
Evolution Growers plans indoor agriculture facility for Estevan

Evolution Growers plans indoor agriculture facility for Estevan

Long before a global pandemic made food security a widespread issue, with empty shelves across the country, Derrick Big Eagle was working on a new food-growing development for Estevan.
Drilling season drawing to a close for the year, and what a year it was

Drilling season drawing to a close for the year, and what a year it was

Saskatchewan’s drilling rig fleet traditionally shuts down over the Christmas holidays, and as of Dec. 18, it looks like that shut down has started. There were eight rigs working in Saskatchewan on Dec. 18, according to Rig Locator (riglocator.