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Low costs, less red tape boosts Saskatchewan thermal oil production

Low costs, less red tape boosts Saskatchewan thermal oil production

Black Pearl says Saskatchewan thermal oil low production costs rival those of Permian Basin in West Texas Saskatchewan thermal oil – thick, heavy crude that is steamed to make it flow in a well – near the border-straddling city of Lloydminster competes with the famed Permian basin fields for low costs, output doesn’t decline quickly […]

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Alberta news brief July 14: Husky Energy invests in CO2 capture tech to support heavy oil ops

Alberta news brief July 14: Husky Energy invests in CO2 capture tech to support heavy oil ops

Also in this brief: Cenovus looks outside for CEO to replace to Brian Ferguson, Pengrowth sells Olds/Garrington area assets for $300 million Inventys, the developer of the VeloxoTherm™ System, a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture process, says it has raised $10 million of equity financing, with Husky Energy as lead investor. The money will fund a 30-tonne per day […]

Following Husky oil spill, Saskatchewan reviews pipeline rules

Following Husky oil spill, Saskatchewan reviews pipeline rules

Husky oil spill forced Prince Albert, North Battleford to find temporary alternative water sources The government of Saskatchewan is reviewing its regulations and engineering standards for pipelines around bodies of water following the Husky oil spill last summer. The spill that occurred east of Lloydminster dumped oil into the North Saskatchewan, forcing the cities of […]

By March 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Husky oil spill into North Saskatchewan River caused by ground movement

Husky oil spill into North Saskatchewan River caused by ground movement

Husky oil spill in Canadian river caused by ground movement WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The Husky oil spill into a major Canadian river last summer that cut off drinking water supply for two cities was caused by ground movement that buckled a section of pipeline, the company said in a report to the Saskatchewan […]

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Most water tests safe after Husky oil spill, but no all-clear

Most water tests safe after Husky oil spill, but no all-clear

Sask. government working to bolster regulations after Husky oil spill By Rod Nickel Aug 3 (Reuters) – Out of 900 water samples tested from the North Saskatchewan River polluted by the Husky oil spill last month, five exceeded drinking water guidelines, officials said on Wednesday, cautioning it was unclear when the river would be safe to drink from […]

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More than half of Husky oil spill recovered

More than half of Husky oil spill recovered

Husky oil spill shut down water sources for Prince Albert, North Battleford By Ethan Lou Aug 1 (Reuters) – About half of the oil that leaked from a Husky Energy Inc pipeline into a western Canadian river more than a week ago has been recovered, but there is no immediate deadline for when the cleanup […]

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Brad Wall ‘not satisfied’ with Husky oil spill response

Brad Wall ‘not satisfied’ with Husky oil spill response

Husky oil spill affecting downstream drinking water supplies By Rod Nickel July 27 (Reuters) – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said on Wednesday he was not satisfied with Husky Energy Inc’s emergency response to an oil spill into a river that supplies drinking water, and said the western Canadian province needed to consider ways to avoid […]

Husky pipeline shut indefinitely after Canadian oil spill

Husky pipeline shut indefinitely after Canadian oil spill

Husky pipeline leaked into North Saskatchewan River By Rod Nickel and Nia Williams July 25 (Reuters) – Husky Energy Inc has indefinitely closed a pipeline that leaked oil into a major Canadian river, a company official said on Monday, as the spill forced a second city to stop drawing drinking water. Heavy oil and diluent leaked […]

Husky oil spill reaches Prince Albert, officials scramble to secure water source

Husky oil spill reaches Prince Albert, officials scramble to secure water source

Husky oil spill reached PA sooner than expected, City officials disappointed with lack of communication An oil leak from a Husky Energy Inc pipeline into a major Canadian river has forced a second city in the province of Saskatchewan to stop drawing drinking water, officials said on Monday, widening the impact and cost of the spill. […]

At least 40 percent of Husky oil spill recovered -officials

At least 40 percent of Husky oil spill recovered -officials

Husky oil spill dumped 1,572 barrels into North Saskatchewan River By Ethan Lou July 24 (Reuters) – Authorities have recovered at least 40 percent of the 1,572 barrels of oil that leaked into a major western Canadian river, but the spill is still moving downstream and threatening the drinking water of riverside communities, officials said […]