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June 18, 2019

Canadian investor bucks trend, taking stake in MEG

Canadian investor Seymour Schulich said he bought about five per cent of MEG Energy Corp., underscoring his bullish view on energy despite concerns that Canada is squandering its resource legacy.

The heavy oil project that lost 90% of its value in nine years

A Chinese company’s $817-million investment in a northern Alberta heavy oil project nine years ago has collapsed in value to less than $80 million, based on the price its Canadian partner has negotiated for the sale of its majority stake.

A rare aligning of the stars: Greens, Tories (sort of) agree on Alberta oil

Andrew Scheer wants to end the importation of foreign oil by 2030, and Elizabeth May wants to “turn off the taps to oil imports” ASAP, using Alberta bitumen as a stop-gap until 2050.

This is how Texas deals with pipeline protesters

Oil pipeline protesters who interrupt operations or damage equipment could face imprisonment under legislation approved by Texas lawmakers – and they don’t mean a weekend in jail, either.
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How to Bypass the UL Certification Maze

Using connectors on UL 508A cabinets used to be a huge hassle for the panel-builder. Now, HARTING, in partnership with UL, has made it possible to easily connect UL 508A panels with existing HARTING products.
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New crimper, cutter added to Greenlee Gator lineup

Emerson is now offering professionals four new models of Greenlee battery hydraulic crimpers and cutters: the In-Line Quad Point Indenter (EK6ATILX, EK6TILX), the 6-Ton Underground Indenting Crimper (EK6IDCLX), the In-Line ACSR and Guy Wire Cutter (ESC25LX). » Learn More

New shielded and unshielded Unloaded Patch panels now available

The new 24- and 48-port line is now available. The Unloaded Patch panels make it easy to mix and match keystones, replace a damaged port, and add new runs. They also make category upgrades easy, and maximize limited rack space. » Learn More

New electric fracturing solution unveiled

The Jereh 5000QPN plunger pump with brake horsepower of 5000 hp each features high rate and high power. Also, the 10″ stroke realizes lower cycles under the same displacement requirement, extending service life significantly. » Learn More

Wellhead Penetrator systems showcased at symposium

ITT Inc.’s BIW Connector Systems brand showcased its enhanced electrical wellhead penetrator solutions for the upstream oil and gas market at last month’s Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section’s ESP Symposium. » Learn More

21st Annual Big Guns Stampede Breakfast

Big 4 Roadhouse, Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
July 9, 2019
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Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 10-11, 2019
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McCormick Place
Chicago, Ill.
September 21-25, 2019
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Calgary Pump Symposium

Carriage House Inn – Windsor Ballroom
Calgary, Alta.
September 26-27, 2019
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