Service rig death on Crescent Point site near Stoughton

Stoughton, Calgary – A fatality was reported at a Crescent Point Energy Corp. site near Stoughton on Aug. 19. A Weyburn-based service rig company was working on the site, according to a statement from Crescent Point received by email.

The statement said, “Earlier today, an Aaron Well Servicing employee passed away while located at one of our sites near Stoughton, Saskatchewan. Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased Aaron Well Servicing employee.

“Immediately after notification of the incident, we initiated our corporate emergency response and secured the site to ensure the ongoing safety of staff, the community and environment.

“As both external and internal investigations into the cause of death are ongoing, Crescent Point is unable to comment on this situation. Right now, our focus is on supporting our colleagues.”

STARS Air Ambulance's Twitter feed noted a unit had been dispatched to a scene call emergency in the Stoughton area around 1 p.m. that day. 

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