Category Archives: Industry news

Minister of Transport updates Ministerial Order to reduce the risks of derailment of trains transporting dangerous goods

To protect Canadians who live along our rail corridors, it is critical that the movement of dangerous goods by rail is done in a safe way.  On February 16, 2020, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced specific measures through an amended Ministerial Order, to help prevent further derailment…

Energy Safety Canada announces speaker line-up for 70th Anniversary of Petroleum Safety Conference

Energy Safety Canada is pleased to announce Humboldt Broncos Ryan Straschnitzki as the closing keynote at the 70th Anniversary of the Petroleum Safety Conference (PSC) to be held in Banff, Alberta on April 28-30, 2020. This will be the first formal speaking engagement for Straschnitzki, who has inspired a nation following…

Manitoba Scallion – Will a 12-barrel-per-day oil discovery lead to the next big Williston Play?

Tucked away in the far northeast corner of the Williston Basin in Manitoba are the eroded subcrop edges of the Virden and Scallion Members of the Mississippian Lodgepole Formation.  In the Souris area, Major Oil & Gas Ltd. has made a 12-barrel-per-day discovery at 4-31-6-21W1, in the Scallion zone. This…