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Winter weights removed in southern Sask.

Winter weights removed in southern Sask.

Usually one can bank on spring break-up being announced around March 15, give or take, but with warm weather in the forecast for southern Saskatchewan, the Ministry of Highways announced on March 1 that winter weights were coming off for highways in
Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show planned for June 2-3

Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show planned for June 2-3

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is a go for North Dakota in May
Green Party leader furious about abandoned oilwells, energy minister rejects Greens’ claims

Green Party leader furious about abandoned oilwells, energy minister rejects Greens’ claims

Saskatchewan Green Party Leader Naomi Hunter put out a release last week, claiming that Saskatchewan’s oilpatch had essentially run rampant during the Saskatchewan Party’s watch, something Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre refuted by email o
Drilling season peaking with 31 rigs working

Drilling season peaking with 31 rigs working

The stretch from mid-February to the first week of March is traditionally the peak of the year for oilwell drilling activity. And on Feb. 22, there were 31 drilling rigs working in Saskatchewan, down markedly from the previous two years.
Could Enbridge Line 5 trouble restart Energy East?

Could Enbridge Line 5 trouble restart Energy East?

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) held a virtual town hall Feb.
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

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.
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.
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.