Drilling & Completions

Biden calls for 'transition' from oil, GOP sees opening

Friday, October 23, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

Democrat Joe Biden's remark that he would “transition'' away from oil in the U.S. in favour of renewable energy drew…

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Precision Drilling reports $28.5M Q3 loss, revenue down 56% from year ago

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Precision Drilling Corp. says it lost $28.5 million in its latest quarter as revenue fell 56 per cent compared with…

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Colorado climate group appeals to Canadians over CPP owned energy firm

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6:07 AM MDT

A U.S. environmental group is making a direct appeal to Canadians for help in persuading the Canada Pension Plan to…

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World’s biggest fracker sees signs of rebirth as slump ebbs

Monday, October 19, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

Halliburton Co. expects the rout in North American shale to peter out after history’s worst crude crash decimated many of…

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B.C. disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:02 AM MDT

The first half of a $100-million federal fund directed at cleaning up dormant oil and gas wells in British Columbia…

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Peace River District asked to nominate 1,400 dormant wells for cleanup

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

The Peace River Regional District is being asked to identify more than 1,400 wells for priority cleanup as part of…

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Environmental groups sue to block Alaska's Arctic drilling

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 7:19 AM MDT

Environmental groups filed lawsuits aimed at halting efforts by the Trump administration to open up wide swaths of Alaska's Arctic…

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Oilfield company fined $50,000 for worker’s fall off drilling rig

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 7:10 AM MDT

Bonanza Drilling Inc., a drilling rig company based out of Brooks, pleaded guilty to one count under The Occupational Health…

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Canadians join lawsuit to overturn opening Alaska wilderness to energy drilling

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Canadian environmentalists and First Nations have joined a U.S. lawsuit that seeks to overturn a U.S. decision that opens an…

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​Suncor Energy facing environmental charges

Monday, July 27, 2020, 6:26 AM MDT

Suncor Energy Inc. is facing seven environmental charges for an incident alleged to have occurred two years ago at its…

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Analysts split over $45 million drilling partner consolidation by Ensign Energy

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

Analysts are split on the wisdom of Ensign Energy Services Inc.’s US$33.4-million move to buy out partner Halliburton Company’s stake…

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Tourmaline named Energy Excellence Awards Champion for its diesel displacement initiative

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT

The second annual Energy Excellence Awards (EEAs) program, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin, uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses…

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