Natural Gas News

SaskEnergy crews were on the scene for 30 hours to repair a natural gas line struck by a city contractor on Jan. 9, 2016.

Contractor set to pay for Caswell Hill natural gas leak

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 10, 2017 - 8:35pm Updated: January 10, 2017 - 8:45pm

Monday's natural gas line rupture in Saskatoon's Caswell Hill neighbourhood has been fully repaired, but the bill is still to come.   SaskEnergy says the contractor responsible...

Firefighters at the scene of a natural gas leak on 30th Street between Avenues C and D on Jan. 9, 2017.

Homes evacuated after natural gas leak in Saskatoon neighbourhood

By 650 CKOM January 9, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 3:38pm

People were forced to leave their homes after a natural gas leak in a Saskatoon neighbourhood Monday morning.

Emergency crews were called around 10:13 a.m. after a...

SaskEnergy says a new 24-hour record for natural gas use was set Dec. 16, 2016 as people tried to stay warm during the cold spell.

Sask. sets new natural gas record during extreme cold spell

By 650 CKOM December 19, 2016 - 1:06pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 1:30pm

The extreme cold temperatures had Saskatchewan cranking up their thermostats in record fashion.   Sask Energy reported a new 24-hour natural gas consumption record was set in...

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2016 projected to be worst year for oilwell drilling in nearly 4 decades

By 980 CJME September 9, 2016 - 12:53am Updated: September 9, 2016 - 7:10am

This year is expected to be one of the worst in recorded history for oilwell drilling in Canada.

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) has...

A controlled flare burns south of Regina

Excess gas to be burned off by TransGas southwest of Regina

By 980 CJME July 25, 2016 - 9:50am Updated: July 25, 2016 - 9:50am

You might notice some large flames in the southwest part of Regina the week of July 25.

TransGas is conducting occasional, controlled burns at the Regina storage cavern...

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Crash causes natural gas leak in Saskatoon apartment

By 650 CKOM April 2, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: April 4, 2016 - 6:55am

It was a rude awakening for residents living in a Pleasant Hill apartment building Saturday morning.   The Saskatoon Fire Department arrived just before 1 a.m. to the sound of...

Natural gas usage down 7% during mild Sask. winter

By Sarah Mills February 18, 2016 - 12:34pm Updated: February 18, 2016 - 12:34pm

Like most toques and mitts, SaskEnergy is now added to the list of things we haven't needed as much of this winter.   The weather has been so mild natural gas usage in the...

The aftermath of the natural gas explosion in Regina Beach.

A year of changes: 1st anniversary of the Regina Beach Explosion

By 980 CJME December 3, 2015 - 7:06am Updated: December 4, 2015 - 6:24am

Thursday marks one year since an explosion rocked the community of Regina Beach, destroying one home and damaging a number of properties.

"It's gone. It's literally...

Saskatchewan's land sales values are way down compared to a year prior.

Land sales for natural gas and petroleum rights way down in Saskatchewan

By Kevin Martel October 9, 2015 - 6:07am Updated: October 9, 2015 - 6:07am

The total revenue Saskatchewan has generated through the sale of land for natural gas and petroleum rights is down significantly in 2015 compared to the previous year.

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Natural gas flare near landfill on Sept.28, 2015

Controlled natural gas flare near Saskatoon landfill

By 650 CKOM September 28, 2015 - 6:56am Updated: September 28, 2015 - 11:58am

There was quite the flare up southwest of Saskatoon Monday morning, but the giant geyser of flame coming from the landfill area is nothing to be concerned about.

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Rate Review Panel approves SaskEnergy rate decrease

By 980 CJME September 25, 2015 - 12:11pm Updated: September 25, 2015 - 12:11pm

Saskatchewan's Rate Review Panel has given its approval on a change to SaskEnergy rates which would see customers paying about $4 less a month.

SaskEnergy's application...