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CanGas-SaskEnergy for Drill Rig CNG

July 25, 2013 in CNG, E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Filling Facility Is Designed for Trailer Loads of Drill Rig Fuel

Saskatchewan has a new compressed natural gas fueling station, designed expressly to fill tube trailers that will transport the fuel to CNG-powered drill rigs. The facility in Weyburn, southeast of Regina near the border with North Dakota, is a joint project of CanGas Solutions and SaskEnergy, including SaskEnergy’s Bayhurst Energy Services subsidiary.

CNG for E&P in Saskatchewan

October 8, 2012 in CNG, E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

CanElson and SaskEnergy for Truck-Transport Supply Station

Calgary’s CanElson Drilling is getting ready to power drilling rigs on compressed natural gas, and if successful will take the technology to other facilities. The project includes a high-capacity CNG facility in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, with transportation of the clean fuel to 14 drill rigs in that province via a new fleet of 30 trailers fitted with lightweight composite storage cylinders.

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