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Decreased spending in Canada’s oil and gas industry could potentially lead to 185k job losses

In 2014, the oil and gas industry spent more than $125 billion on exploration, development and production activities in Canada, supporting more than 720,000 direct and indirect jobs. With an anticipated $31 billion reduction in capital and operational expenditures in 2015, the Canadian economy could lose as many as 185,000…

The Oil Story – Moving the province’s oil via rail – Pt. 1

Forget about taking the “Midnight Train to Georgia”. The oil trains that run through Saskatchewan have a just as exciting a story to tell. Arising out of the need to service small towns and various grain elevators, the province’s rail system has developed into a finely tuned network of commodity-driven…

Saskatchewan Government Delivering New Tool – IRIS to benefit oil companies

Don’t let it be said that the Saskatchewan government isn’t interested in servicing its growing oil and gas industry. Thanks to the Process Renewal and Infrastructure Management Enhancements (PRIME) program, which started back in 2009, the province’s oil and gas companies are about to see some significant changes to how…