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Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. provides operational update to winter drill program

Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. would like to provide an update on the company’s recent land acquisition and Q1/2018 drill program. Saturn has closed its land acquisition with Whitecap Resources Inc. The company has acquired one section of land with rights from base Colorado to base Mannville. The acquired section…

Dakota Access Lifeline

By Bette Grande and Isaac Orr Western North Dakota has a history of oil booms and busts. The cycle began when oil was discovered in the region in the 1950s and again in the 1980s. Today, global oil prices and a lack of pipeline transportation have put the crunch on…

Two Realizations Coming Out of a “Break up from Hell 2.0”

By Mark Salkeld, President and CEO, Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) When times are tough, the first things to go are safety budgets and supply-chain relationships. This is my fifth experience with a downturn in the Canadian oilpatch and I clearly remember when the infamous NEP struck Alberta. My…