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New players drilling in almost every region

New players drilling in almost every region

Estevan – While Saskatchewan’s active drilling rig count remains low, in large part due to wet conditions in the Kindersley area bringing activity to a near standstill, several new companies have appeared on the Rig Locator drilling map. As of Oct.
Husky granted 30 day extension to report on spill

Husky granted 30 day extension to report on spill

Remediation work to continue in spring
Lloydminster now has a local helicopter service

Lloydminster now has a local helicopter service

Lloydminster – His born and bred Australian accent comes through quickly, but Ross Schmidt now calls Lloydminster home. He’s a helicopter pilot and base manager for Provincial Helicopters.
New vent gas electrical generator from Black Gold Rush

New vent gas electrical generator from Black Gold Rush

Lloydminster – Last year at the Saskatchewan Oil Show in Weyburn Black Gold Rush Industries was showing off its enclosed vapour combustor designed for combusting low pressure vent gas.
Wind project near Chaplin denied due to bird concerns

Wind project near Chaplin denied due to bird concerns

Chaplin – It turns out petroleum projects aren’t the only ones with environmental concerns, as the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment announced on Sept.
Manufacturer keeps going during the down times, buoyed by overseas sales

Manufacturer keeps going during the down times, buoyed by overseas sales

Lloydminster – Brooks, Alta.-based manufacturer Celtic Pride Manufacturing has been fortunate enough to keep going at a time when many oilfield services manufacturers have been struggling with low orders.
Lifting Solutions building new iron during downturn

Lifting Solutions building new iron during downturn

Getting ready for the upturn in oil
A new Sanjel has been reborn

A new Sanjel has been reborn

And they’re hiring, too
CAODC revises forecast downward to the lowest numbers since 1977

CAODC revises forecast downward to the lowest numbers since 1977

Calgary, Lloydminster – On Sept. 7 the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) took the unusual step in announcing a revised 2016 Q4 drilling forecast.
New thermal metal-to-metal pump now in the field

New thermal metal-to-metal pump now in the field

Lloydminster - Rob Morgan, COO of Crew Energy, in his keynote speech to the Lloydminster Heavy Oil show banquet, spoke about the importance of technological advancement to continued development of heavy oil in the Lloydminster region.