oil and gas

“Turnaround” Underway at FCL’s Refinery in Regina

“Turnaround” Underway at FCL’s Refinery in Regina

Apr 2, 2024 | 11:26am
As its facility in Regina is heading into maintenance time, Federated Cooperatives Limited says its investing 140 million dollars into the refinery and attached operations. For 47 days, the site will be teeming with workers doing various maintenance and upgrades.  Federated Cooperatives says 2200 additional temporary jobs will be filled. With more workers on site, […]
CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

Feb 27, 2024 | 1:00pm
The industry group representing Canada’s oil and gas producers says capital investment in the sector will edge slightly higher in 2024. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is forecasting capital expenditures for the upstream oil and natural gas sector will reach $40.6 billion this year, a small increase from the $39 billion invested by companies […]
Trans Mountain to present pipeline variance arguments at hearing Friday

Trans Mountain to present pipeline variance arguments at hearing Friday

Jan 9, 2024 | 2:05pm
The Canada Energy Regulator will hear arguments Friday from the company building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on its request for a pipeline variance. The Trans Mountain pipeline is Canada’s only oil pipeline to the west coast, and its expansion will boost the pipeline’s capacity to 890,000 barrels per day from 300,000 bpd currently. The […]
Saskatchewan and Alberta denounce new proposed Methane limits for oil and gas sector

Saskatchewan and Alberta denounce new proposed Methane limits for oil and gas sector

Dec 4, 2023 | 2:16pm
The controlled release or burning of methane from oil and gas production sites will be almost entirely barred by 2030 under proposed regulations outlined Monday by Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault. The proposed regulations seek to implement a new target to cut methane leaks and releases from the oil and gas industry by at least 75 per cent over 2012 […]

June public offering of oil and gas parcels nets province over $9.3-million

Jun 8, 2023 | 4:57pm

The latest public offering of oil and gas parcels in Saskatchewan netted the province over $9.3-million dollars. The Estevan area generated the most interest, bringing in just over $4-million for 52 leases totalling over 52-hundred hectares. The Kindersley area also saw considerable interest, bringing in $3.6-million for 10 leases totalling over 65-hundred hectares. Accepted bids […]

Enbridge signs tolling deal with shippers for Mainline pipeline system

May 4, 2023 | 8:13am

Enbridge Inc. says it has reached a deal with shippers for tolling on its Mainline pipeline system, which moves over three million barrels a day of crude oil and liquids from Western Canada. The announcement Thursday is a major milestone for the Calgary-based pipeline company, which has been negotiating with oil shippers on a new […]

Saskatchewan to regulate all large emitters after Ottawa approves carbon pricing plan

Nov 22, 2022 | 2:40pm

All large greenhouse gas emitters in Saskatchewan will soon be regulated by the provincial government after Ottawa ruled the plan meets national standards. Saskatchewan and Ottawa jointly announced Tuesday that the federal output-based pricing system for industry will no longer apply in the province starting in 2023. This comes after Saskatchewan applied to have natural […]

Prairie provinces leading on economic growth, a new report says

Aug 25, 2022 | 5:01am

The Conference Board of Canada says the Prairie provinces will likely be the top economic performers this year, even as the Bank of Canada’s inflation-fighting measures quell the country’s overall economic output. In a new report looking at factors that will drive Canada’s provincial economies between 2022 and 2024, the not-for-profit think tank says Saskatchewan will lead […]