Petroleum Technology Research Centre leads research into enhanced oil recovery

Two of the most pressing problems in the Saskatchewan oilpatch today relate to the production and use of water during extraction processes, and the sharp tailing off of production from oil wells – particularly in the heavy oil areas in the west of the province, and the Bakken formation in…

PCP please – From the garage to world leader: the story of a PCP pro

Kudu’s VH 60 Drivehead keeps the well pumping in a Saskatchewan oilfield. Photography for Kudu Industries in Macklin. Kudu provides persuasive proof that you don’t have to be a huge multinational to be among the best. That is what Calgary-based Kudu has spent over twenty years perfecting – and over…

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…