Canadians back increased market access for Canadian oil, poll says

Seventy-five per cent of Canadians agree Canada should use domestic oil before using oil from foreign sources, according to a national poll conducted by Ipsos Reid. And Canadians surveyed overwhelmingly support pipelines that will serve Canadian markets, with 80 per cent in favour of moving oil sands crude from Western…

Dating dirt

By Jim Finnigan, Krista Gilliland, and Terrance Gibson, Western Heritage Whether in the fields of archaeology or oil and gas, soil is often considered just overburden, something that has to be removed. For archaeology, artifacts are embedded in soils, which are quite time-consuming to remove; but what if dirt was…

Home-grown investment opportunity in Saskatchewan’s oil and gas sector

By Katrina A. T. Senyk The Golden Opportunities Fund (“the Fund”) has been providing Saskatchewan residents with the opportunity to invest at home for 14 years. Managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd., Saskatchewan’s largest private-venture capital fund manager with over $500 million under management, the Fund was the first provincial Retail Venture Capital Fund in Saskatchewan, and today has grown…