Lithium and geothermal presentations were standing room only at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Lithium and geothermal presentations were standing room only at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

For a decade now, Saskatchewan Geological Survey research geologist Gavin Jensen has been doing presentations on the possibility of lithium development from the salt water that comes up with oil production. Especially when the event was held in Bismarck, the room would often empty out, and he’d be speaking to ten or so people, some of whom he worked with.

It was a lot different at this year’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, held in Regina on May 17-18. It was standing room only, with around 80 people crammed into the room. Jensen was followed by Mark Caplan of Prairie Lithium and Randy Fraser of the Saskatchewan Research Council. And when they talked about lithium prices ranging from $21,000 to $65,000 per tonne, people were taking notice.

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Reg Greenslade to be inducted in Hall of Fame

Reg Greenslade to be inducted in Hall of Fame

For outstanding contributions to the petroleum industry in Saskatchewan and Canada, Reg Greenslade is inducted into the Saskatchewan Petroleum Industry Hall of Fame. You can attend the awards ceremony on June 1 at the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Show. Tickets are available at oilshow.ca.

At Davos, climate debate over role of oil in ‘going green’

At Davos, climate debate over role of oil in ‘going green’

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As government officials, corporate leaders and other elites at the World Economic Forum grapple with how to confront climate change and its devastating effects, a central question is emerging: to what extent can oil and gas companies be part of a transition to lower-carbon fuels?

At the centre of the Bakken storm: Gregg Scott, land broker, to be inducted in Hall of Fame

At the centre of the Bakken storm: Gregg Scott, land broker, to be inducted in Hall of Fame

For outstanding contributions to the petroleum industry in Saskatchewan and Canada, Gregg Scott is inducted into the Saskatchewan Petroleum Industry Hall of Fame.
Editor’s note: This interview with Gregg Scott is probably the most in-depth discussion about land acquisition during the Billion Dollar Bakken boom, and what really took place, that I’ve had in 14 years. Scott Land & Lease was at the very centre of the action.

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Darcy McCormick new CEO of Weyburn’s Jerry Mainil Limited

Darcy McCormick new CEO of Weyburn’s Jerry Mainil Limited

WEYBURN – Some jobs don’t come open very often. One of the Saskatchewan oilpatch’s longest-running oilfield service companies is seeing just its second change in senior management in its 61 year history. The last time this happened was 30 years ago, when Dennis and Dale Mainil, and their brother-in-law Calvin Tracey, bought out patriarch Jerry Mainil.

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Venezuela plans stock sale of state-owned companies

Venezuela plans stock sale of state-owned companies

  CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a break from its socialist model, Venezuela's government plans to open for private investment a number of state-owned companies in vital sectors as it seeks to address a need for capital for severely underinvested businesses. Scant...