Tag Archives: Canada

Pumps and suppliers: confusingly simple

By Trevor Dahl When I started in the equipment industry almost 20 years ago, I never imagined I would end up in the pump world.  However, here I am enjoying every minute of it. I would have to say my favorite part is the secretive magic of the pump world, something…

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…