Category Archives: Industry News

Working together to help fight Bill C-69

We’ve had many emails from Oil Respect supporters asking us if there is a way we can all work together to help our industry fight Bill C-69, and the answer is yes. Save Canadian Jobs is a digital campaign being shared and promoted by a large network of industry and advocacy…

Oil respect: Standing up for Canadian oil and gas families

The financial update did little to help the energy industry, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it a crisis! We believe every Canadian who is proud of our resource sector should stand in solidarity to show our displeasure with the lack of respect our energy sector has received. We have…

SD Mines Researchers Explore Hydraulic Fracturing to Expand Geothermal Energy

The use of hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) has been a topic of contention in the oil and gas industry. However, researchers believe fracking can also be used at depth in hard rocks that contain no oil or gas to improve geothermal energy production. The process could enhance the use of…

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. begins civil construction of the Davis Refinery

Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, announced on July 17, 2018 that the company has executed a contract with SEH Design|Build, Inc. (SEH D|B), a subsidiary of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SHE) with an office in Bismarck, North Dakota, for the performance…

Science-based Collaboratory Brings Diverse Stakeholders Together to Study Methane Emissions from Natural Gas

  A new industry-led collaborative research consortium will work to advance methane science to better understand global methane emissions and the need for additional solutions. The Collaboratory for Advancing Methane Science (CAMS) will pursue scientific studies addressing methane emissions from all sectors along the entire natural gas value chain, from…

Growing the Bakken

By James Sorensen, principal geologist, and John Harju, vice president for strategic partnerships at the University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center The Bakken play continues to be one of the most prolific oil-producing plays in North America. Data from the Energy Information Agency (EIA) shows that during…