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June oil and gas public offering raises $516,069 in revenue

June oil and gas public offering raises $516,069 in revenue

Saskatchewan's June public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights held on June 1 generated $516,069 in revenue for the province. This public offering is the second of six oil and gas sales scheduled for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

First year of inactive well program hailed as a strong success

The Government of Saskatchewan says the province’s Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP) has seen strong uptake and success during its first year.
CCS facility at Boundary Dam had a productive month of April

CCS facility at Boundary Dam had a productive month of April

The carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station captured 68,277 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) during the month of April.
Saskatchewan filing amicus brief in U.S. Keystone Pipeline lawsuit

Saskatchewan filing amicus brief in U.S. Keystone Pipeline lawsuit

Saskatchewan will be filing an amicus brief in support of 21 U.S. states fighting President Joe Biden's decision to cancel the Keystone XL Pipeline.
PSAC increases Canadian drilling forecast

PSAC increases Canadian drilling forecast

In its second 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 3,600 wells.
Saskatchewan and North Dakota sign agreement to vaccinate essential workers

Saskatchewan and North Dakota sign agreement to vaccinate essential workers

Premier Scott Moe and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum have signed a memorandum of understanding to vaccinate essential workers who are transporting goods across the Canada-U.S. border.
Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is now officially home to the largest helium purification facility in Canada. Located near Battle Creek in the province's southwest, the new $32 million facility, owned and operated by North American Helium Inc.

Record subsurface mineral public offering in April

The Government of Saskatchewan's first subsurface mineral Crown disposition public offering of the 2021-22 fiscal year was held on April 19, and raised $2,448,936 in revenue for the province.
Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show postponed to 2022

Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show postponed to 2022

The organizers of the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show in Weyburn have announced that the event, scheduled for early June, has been postponed to 2022.

Saskatchewan and other provinces release small nuclear reactor study

The premiers of Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario and Alberta joined virtually to release a study by power utilities in three partner provinces and to formally welcome Alberta as a signatory to the small modular reactor (SMR) memorandum of underst