Drilling & Completions


​Precision says automated drilling systems operating commercially throughout Super Triple fleet

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

One of North America’s biggest drilling companies reported Tuesday it has “achieved commercial acceptance” of its suite of automation systems.…

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E3 Metals to scale up testing with large lithium-enriched brine sample

Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:24 AM MST

Calgary-based E3 Metals says it has collected the largest sample to date of lithium-enriched brine from its project in Alberta.…

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Rising Stars Class of 2019: Lem Edillon; STEP Energy Services

Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:15 AM MST

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing…

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PSAC focusing on getting the oil patch message to Ontario: Mar

Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:08 AM MST

Gary Mar, president and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), echoed an increasingly common sentiment, that the…

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​Kenney vows to fight for oilpatch as drillers forecast almost no growth in 2020

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:21 AM MST

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for Alberta's slumping oil and gas sector as the industry…

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​Rising Stars Class of 2019: Kirstie Boyle; Interface Fluidics

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:14 AM MST

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing…

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​DEEP advances field work for first geothermal power to Saskatchewan grid

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:21 AM MST

DEEP Earth Energy Production Corporation commenced work on the second well for its Saskatchewan geothermal power project in early October,…

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Precision CEO supports Alberta government move on curtailments

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

Precision Drilling has expressed its support of the Alberta government’s latest decision to amend curtailment rules.Effective Nov. 8, 2019, all…

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​Ensign slashes dividend in half, reports $37.8M Q3 loss

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:06 AM MST

CALGARY — Ensign Energy Services Inc. cut its dividend in half due to what it said was prevailing industry conditions…

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Rising Stars Class Of 2019: Allan Pearson; InFocus Energy Services

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:26 PM MST

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing…

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​Ready to rebuild: Rising Stars Class of 2019 emerge as new generation of leaders

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:06 AM MST

There is lots of talk these days about the energy transition, with the world moving towards a greater mix of…

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Outlook for 2020 drilling activity ‘even worse’: PSAC

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) released a grim outlook for 2020 drilling activity on Thursday, citing ongoing market…

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