Staying the course in 2012: Saskatchewan’s oil industry on track for continued growth

By Lisa Fattori Despite record flooding in the spring of 2011, Saskatchewan’s oil industry performed exceptionally well and is on course to enjoy the same success in 2012. Oil and gas sales for the year were more than $1-billion higher than in 2010, and the number of oil wells drilled…

Saskatchewan Energy Training Institute: Building capacity for industry training in the southeast

The Saskatchewan Energy Training Institute under construction. With the recent oil boom, southeast Saskatchewan is the epicentre for the drilling and service sector of the oil and gas industry. There are a number of large petroleum-based producers that maintain the operation of producing oil and gas wells. Coal mining, coal…