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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall in Prince Albert after oil spill on North Saskatchewan River.

Provincial investigation coming after North Saskatchewan River oil spill

By Spencer Sterritt August 4, 2016 - 7:24am Updated: August 4, 2016 - 7:24am

Two weeks after a substantial amount of oil leaked into Prince Albert’s water supply, Saskatchewan’s premier said the province will conduct its own investigation.


A Husky Energy pipeline spilled oil into the North Saskatchewan River.

All but 5 samples from Sask. oil spill meet guidelines for drinking water

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 11:55am

Husky Energy has released the findings of water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River showing that the vast majority are within guidelines for drinking water.


Clean up efforts are ongoing after oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River.

Province says water samples closer to good than bad after oil spill

By Sarah Mills August 3, 2016 - 6:41am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 6:41am

The first test results from the water samples taken from the North Saskatchewan River are now known and being shared with the communities impacted by the oil spill.


Dr. Ed Owens is a specialist brought in by Husky Energy to help with the oil spill cleanup.

Oil spill specialist says timeline for cleanup depends on weather

By Greg Higgins, battlefordsNOW staff August 2, 2016 - 7:15am Updated: August 2, 2016 - 10:48am

Northern Saskatchewan will make a full recovery from the oil spill, according to an expert, but the timeline will depend on the weather.

Husky Energy has brought in oil...

Federal Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr with Regina MP and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

Federal natural resources minister hails carbon capture technology at Boundary Dam

By Adriana Christianson July 6, 2016 - 5:39pm Updated: July 6, 2016 - 5:39pm

Federal Natural Resource Minister Jim Carr is the latest in a string of officials to tour the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project.

He said...

There are 83 wind turbines at the Centennial Wind Power Facility in southwest Saskatchewan.

How SaskPower turns wind into power at Centennial wind farm

By Sarah Mills June 27, 2016 - 6:55am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 8:17am

You see only one or two at first, dotted on the horizon. Only after several kilometres of hills and dips do they spring up en masse silhouetted against a perfect prairie sky...

Premier Brad Wall speaks at the Saskatchewan legislative building.

Wall to focus on Energy East during Eastern Canada visit

By Sarah Mills June 9, 2016 - 1:30pm Updated: June 9, 2016 - 1:30pm

Premier Brad Wall is sticking to his word that he wants to stand up for Saskatchewan.   He is heading east June 14 to 15, to Toronto, Quebec and New Brunswick, advocating for...

Co-op refinery complex in Regina.

Regina refinery project to turn waste water into power

By Lisa Schick May 25, 2016 - 10:34am Updated: May 26, 2016 - 8:23am

The Co-op Refinery Complex is moving toward a more environmentally-friendly way of working, with a waste-water improvement project.

The $200-million project will clean...

Premier Brad Wall.

Sask. premier against rumoured price on carbon emissions

By Sarah Mills February 19, 2016 - 12:52pm Updated: February 19, 2016 - 12:52pm

Rumours are abound in Ottawa that the government is about to set a price on carbon emissions.   An article in The Globe and Mail states within the next six months, Ottawa plans...

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Facility.

BHP Billiton invests in carbon capture research at University of Regina

By Kevin Martel February 5, 2016 - 3:22pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 3:43pm

One of the world's largest mining companies is making a big investment into the research of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in Saskatchewan.

BHP Billiton...

Public policy school gets $2 million for energy research

By 650 CKOM February 5, 2016 - 12:13pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 12:43pm

The Johnson Shoyama School of Public Policy is getting a big cheque for research on energy policy.   The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation is giving the...

Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Sask. premier, mayors welcome possible federal infrastructure stimulus

By Adriana Christianson, Bryn Levy January 20, 2016 - 3:48pm Updated: January 21, 2016 - 11:23am

Premier Brad Wall says the province has plenty of infrastructure projects ready to go if the federal government offers any amount of stimulus money to Saskatchewan and Alberta...