Tag Archives: oil and gas industry

Oil boom creates new opportunities for Saskatchewan’s construction industry

By Lisa Fattori The oil boom in Saskatchewan fosters spin-off benefits for a variety of sectors, including the construction industry. Oil production requires the construction of on-site infrastructure in the oilpatch, but it also necessitates new development to support the influx of oilfield suppliers and related businesses, as well as…

Home-grown investment opportunity in Saskatchewan’s oil and gas sector

By Katrina A. T. Senyk The Golden Opportunities Fund (“the Fund”) has been providing Saskatchewan residents with the opportunity to invest at home for 14 years. Managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd., Saskatchewan’s largest private-venture capital fund manager with over $500 million under management, the Fund was the first provincial Retail Venture Capital Fund in Saskatchewan, and today has grown…

The unconventional resource

By Kevin Heffernan, CSUR president Saskatchewan, as Canada’s second-largest oil producer and third-largest producer of natural gas, is in an enviable and strategic position at this game-changing time in our industry’s history. Our organization, the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR), like Saskatchewan, is technology-driven. The province, known for its world-class geoscience research, has been…