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…

Weyburn: fostering business and personal growth

The City of Weyburn is a dynamic community that has both a strong and diverse economic base. Weyburn has long been established as a central figure for the upstream oil industry in Saskatchewan. Weyburn sits geographically atop the Bakken Formation, one of the most prolific oil-producing patches in the world….

Hot Stuff: Gas demand heats up commodity market

By Melanie Franner   Energy is in constant demand — be it for air conditioning in the summer or heat in the winter. Add to that the regular need for electricity for cooking, lighting or even water delivery and the demand continues to rise. The correlation between energy demand and…