Top Torque started with one tool

June 11, 2018

Estevan – Back in 2011, Josh Biggs had never been to Estevan, but he and his new wife, Kristin, came to the Energy City, bought a house and set up shop. Pulling a seacan ...

Spartan looks to share repurchase plan

March 19, 2018

Calgary – On March 15 Spartan Energy Corp. reported its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. The company announced it is...

55 rigs go down to the wire in Saskatchewan

March 12, 2018

With provincial road bans typically announced on or about March 15, 55 drilling rigs in Saskatchewan were working down to the wire, as of Monday, March 12. That number is ...

Trinidad Drilling initiates strategic review

February 20, 2018

Calgary – On Feb. 20 Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. announced that its board of directors has commenced a formal process to initiate a strategic review in an effort ...

February land sale brings in $3.4 million

February 12, 2018

The Feb. 6, 2018 public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas dispositions generated $3,439,121, an average of $411/hectare. This compares to $9,551,628, an average ...

Back drilling after three years parked

February 7, 2018

Weyburn – It was with considerable relief that Nikki Dikkie, office manager with Panther Drilling, tweeted on Jan. 8, “Beautiful sunrise, topped off with a rig move in the ...

Rig count stronger in January

January 25, 2018

The third week of January saw Saskatchewan’s drilling rig levels in their best shape since the downturn hit. The month of January, to date, has been better than any ...