Oil shale? What’s that? Ministry of Energy and Resources experts explain

Oil shale leases featured prominently in the August, 2021, Crown petroleum mineral rights sales. Pipeline Online reached out to the Ministry of Energy and Resources to provide some context of what it all means. On Oct 14, Melinda Yurkowski, assistant chief geologist, Saskatchewan Geological Survey, and Paul Mahnic, director of Technical Services, Lands and Mineral Tenure, responded by email.