Saskatchewan

Alberta’s Helium Industry Ballooning as Prices Soar Far Above Natural Gas

Alberta’s Helium Industry Ballooning as Prices Soar Far Above Natural Gas

Alberta, Canada’s chief natural gas producing province, has set out to break into international markets for a form of helium, which fetches prices up to 100 times higher.

May 20, 2020

Alberta Aiming to Scrap Carbon Tax with New Legislation

Canada’s chief fossil fuel-producing province on Wednesday set a target of next Thursday (May 30) for scrapping its carbon tax at age 29 months.

May 23, 2019

Alliance Pipeline To Be Shuttered Oct. 12-19

Alliance Pipeline will shut down its system from 8 a.m. CST next Wednesday (Oct. 12) until 8 a.m. CST Oct. 19, cutting an estimated 1.9 Bcf/d of gas, to facilitate pipe removal and tie-ins of new pipe at a crossing of a major highway project near Regina, Saskatchewan.

October 5, 2016
Canada’s Bakken in Saskatchewan Has Potential

Canada’s Bakken in Saskatchewan Has Potential

About 2.9 Tcf of natural gas and 1.4 billion bbl of oil will eventually be produced from Canada’s share of the Bakken Shale formation, according to Saskatchewan and Canadian government earth scientists.

May 4, 2015
Canada’s Bakken in Saskatchewan Has Potential

Canada’s Bakken in Saskatchewan Has Potential

About 2.9 Tcf of natural gas and 1.4 billion bbl of oil will eventually be produced from Canada’s share of the Bakken Shale formation, according to Saskatchewan and Canadian government earth scientists.

May 4, 2015

Canadian Producers Targeting Torquay Formation

Canadian shale oil hunters are embarking on the pursuit of rich deposits believed to have migrated north from the United States and become trapped by dense rock beneath the plains of Saskatchewan eons before the border existed.

May 16, 2014

SaskEnergy, Mistral JV to Build Bakken NGL Plant

A SaskEnergy subsidiary and Calgary-based Mistral Midstream Inc. have formed a joint venture (JV) to build a facility in southeast Saskatchewan to extract ethane and other hydrocarbons from natural gas from the Bakken formation being transported on the SaskEnergy system.

September 9, 2013
Lightstream Expands Budget for Saskatchewan Bakken Unit

Lightstream Expands Budget for Saskatchewan Bakken Unit

Lightstream Resources Ltd. is expanding its well optimization budget in its Bakken Shale business unit by $25 million and is deferring some drilling activity in its Cardium Formation business unit, the Calgary-based company said.

August 21, 2013

Frack Sand Facility Readied in Northwestern Alberta

A state-of-the-art terminal in northwestern Alberta to provide sand for unconventional drilling operations is set to open this November, Edmonton-based Di-Corp said Wednesday.

July 8, 2013

Magnum Hunter Buying 51,500 Appalachian Acres

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. unit Triad Hunter LLC has agreed to buy all of privately-held Viking International Resources Co. Inc. (Virco) for $106.7 million, picking up 51,500 net Appalachian Basin mineral acres in West Virginia and Ohio.

October 26, 2012
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