Tag Archives: oil and gas

Enform and OSSA complete merger

Energy Safety Canada to set standard in oil and gas safety Enform Canada (Enform) and Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA), announced today they have completed the merger between the two safety associations. The new organization is called Energy Safety Canada. “The merger of these two organizations signals a new day…

The Oil Story – Moving the province’s oil via rail – Pt. 2

The allure of rail The aforementioned CAPP report identifies several beneficial reasons to transport crude oil by rail, aside from the “constrained pipeline capacity” situation that currently exists. Additional advantages include: Speed to market: Getting oil to the refinery more quickly means producers are paid sooner and refiners get feedstock…

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…