Oil Industry News

A Husky Energy pipeline spilled around 225,000 litres of oil into the North Saskatchewan River July 21, 2016.

Sask. poll: 47% approve of Husky Energy oil spill handling

By 980 CJME August 30, 2016 - 7:01am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 7:40am

A new poll checked in with Saskatchewan residents to see how they feel the provincial government responded to a large oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River last month....

Billions coming to Sask. in oil patch investment

By Kevin Martel June 6, 2016 - 8:23pm Updated: June 6, 2016 - 8:30pm

Saskatchewan's oil patch is going to see a multi-billion dollar investment.

Raging River Exploration is announcing it will inject $3 billion over the next decade into...

Evraz steel in Regina.

Layoffs at Evraz Steel in Regina

By Lisa Schick May 2, 2016 - 5:10pm Updated: May 2, 2016 - 5:15pm

The proverbial bread lines are getting longer in Regina as the oil downturn continues to impact jobs here. By the end of the week, about 160 people will have been laid off from...

Facebook video with Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.

Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose visits Evraz Steel in Regina

By Adriana Christianson April 26, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: April 26, 2016 - 2:45pm

On the same day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going to Fort Qu’Appelle, Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose also happened to be in Regina.

The leader of the...

Saskatchewan Legislative Building.

"It is what it is": says Sask. finance minister on federal deficit

By Adriana Christianson February 22, 2016 - 4:31pm Updated: February 22, 2016 - 4:45pm

Saskatchewan’s finance minister is not critical of a projected $20 billion deficit for the federal Liberal government this year.

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says the...

Oil derrick.

Saskatchewan unemployment numbers continue to rise

By Adriana Christianson February 19, 2016 - 12:57pm Updated: February 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

The number of people collecting employment insurance (EI) in Saskatchewan has increased by 37 per cent compared to last year.

The latest numbers released by Statistics...

Premier Brad Wall.

Sask. premier welcomes possible infrastructure stimulus money

By Adriana Christianson January 20, 2016 - 3:48pm Updated: January 21, 2016 - 6:47am

Premier Brad Wall says the province has plenty of infrastructure projects ready to go if the federal government offers any amount of stimulus money to Saskatchewan and Alberta...

 Consumers filling up at a discount gas station in Regina.

Gas prices good for consumers, bad for Sask. oil patch

By Adriana Christianson January 19, 2016 - 3:42pm Updated: January 20, 2016 - 7:05am

Saskatchewan drivers are lining up at discount gas stations to take advantage of low prices at the pump this week, but not everyone is thrilled about cheap gas.

On...

Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Estevan offering supports for those impacted by oil slump

By Kevin Martel January 13, 2016 - 12:16pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 12:30pm

As the price of a barrel of oil continues its freefall, it's almost as if somebody pushed the pause button on Estevan.

In the past there may have been people throwing...

File photo of Premier Brad Wall.

Sask. premier says provincial economy still comparatively strong

By Alex Docking January 7, 2016 - 6:55pm Updated: January 7, 2016 - 7:00pm

Saskatchewan's premier has some advice for those who are worried about the economic troubles facing the world at the beginning of a new year.

Stock markets are plunging...