Service & Supply


Goodbye but see you soon! Message from JWN editor Deborah Jaremko

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Dear JWN readers, After almost 16 and-a-half years, today is my last day as a reporter and editor with JWN.…

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Capital cost increases as EPC contract awarded for new Alberta petchem plant

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:26 AM MST

Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a large piece of its new…

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​Saskatchewan’s drilling rigs back at work for the busy season

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 7:23 AM MST

Estevan – Saskatchewan’s drilling rig fleet went back to work with a bang on Jan. 6, with Rig Locator reporting…

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​Supreme Court dismisses appeal in long running Packers Plus technology fight

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 4:56 PM MST

CALGARY — A long-running court battle over who owns a well-completion technology that helped usher in the shale oil and…

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​Alberta extending 'red tape reduction' to service rig support vehicles

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 4:45 PM MST

The Government of Alberta says it is partnering with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors to cut red tape…

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​Ritchie Bros. hires new CEO after six-month search

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 4:58 PM MST

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will kick off 2020 by filling in its CEO vacancy.The Burnaby-based company announced Monday (December 16) that…

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Pourbaix retiring from Trican board of directors, taking chair at CAPP

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:25 AM MST

The CEO of Cenovus Energy is retiring from his board position with Trican Well Service Ltd. effective the end of…

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​Western Canada drilling activity gains an uptick

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:20 AM MST

Total numbers remain down from last year, but the active rig count in Western Canada has gone up recently, Peters…

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Dozens of Alberta office buildings heading into creditor protection on high vacancy rates

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:03 AM MST

CALGARY — A major player in Calgary's depressed office real estate industry is putting dozens of Alberta office buildings under…

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​LNG Canada project a ‘significant milestone’ for the country, London event hears

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:09 AM MST

The long and winding road that eventually led the $40 billion LNG Canada project to get shovels in the ground…

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​​New CEO named for Alberta’s largest Indigenous-owned oilsands service firm

Monday, December 9, 2019, 7:18 AM MST

JP Gladu is leaving his post as CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business to lead Fort McMurray-based Bouchier,…

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