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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.

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 Friday, it looks like that shutdown has started. There were eight rigs working in Saskatchewan, according to Rig Locator (riglocator.
Oil industry has $200M allocation from government

Oil industry has $200M allocation from government

The Government of Saskatchewan announced the allocation of $200 million for Phase Two of the province’s Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP). The ASCP prioritizes Saskatchewan-based oil and gas service companies.
She could have walked around Weyburn, handing out $100 bills, equal to the carbon tax she paid

She could have walked around Weyburn, handing out $100 bills, equal to the carbon tax she paid

Anne Phair was having some coffee with some friends one day, back when you could still do that. They were talking about the federal carbon tax.
Premier Moe says Trudeau and McKenna lied about carbon tax, which could go to $170 per tonne by 2030

Premier Moe says Trudeau and McKenna lied about carbon tax, which could go to $170 per tonne by 2030

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday the next major environmental initiatives with reference to climate change, and the cornerstone is an increase of the federal carbon tax from the current $30 per tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) to $170 per
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