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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.
Three new energy projects to reduce methane emissions in Saskatchewan

Three new energy projects to reduce methane emissions in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday support for three new projects that will reduce methane emissions, increase gas processing capacity and create jobs.
Premier Moe tears into Regina council for policy which would restrict energy company advertising

Premier Moe tears into Regina council for policy which would restrict energy company advertising

If you don’t like the money that comes from energy, try going without it. And by the way, you’re currently accepting a lot of it, which you might soon do without.
SIMSA to hold energy update March 24, with optimism for the oilpatch this summer

SIMSA to hold energy update March 24, with optimism for the oilpatch this summer

Like almost every other public event since COVID-19 hit in March 2020, the Saskatchewan Industrial & Mining Suppliers Association Inc. (SIMSA) had to put off its regular October Oil & Gas Supply Chain Forum.
Premier Scott Moe and others respond to Keystone XL's potential demise

Premier Scott Moe and others respond to Keystone XL's potential demise

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.
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.
Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show cancelled, next one to be held in 2022

Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show cancelled, next one to be held in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled yet another major trade show in Saskatchewan, this time affecting the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show (LHOS).

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.