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Virden Oilfield History: Oil Found West of Town

Virden Oilfield History: Oil Found West of Town

JANUARY 31, 1951: For the past week Virden has been seething with rumors and rumors of rumors about oil having been brought in at the test well put down west of town by Hawke Drilling Co. Ltd. for California Standard.
Local Oilfield History: Tundra drills Manitoba’s first horizontal oil well

Local Oilfield History: Tundra drills Manitoba’s first horizontal oil well

Monthly Oilfield Report
Forsyth Hauling maintains a diverse fleet of equipment to service SW Manitoba petroleum industry

Forsyth Hauling maintains a diverse fleet of equipment to service SW Manitoba petroleum industry

Monthly Oilfield Feature
Scotsmun Steel - if they don't have it, you probably don't need it

Scotsmun Steel - if they don't have it, you probably don't need it

Monthly Oilfield Report Feature
KayElle Industrial - the only certified weld inspection office within a 570km span

KayElle Industrial - the only certified weld inspection office within a 570km span

Monthly Oilfield Report Feature
Virden Meter filled need for instrumentation contractor

Virden Meter filled need for instrumentation contractor

Monthly Oilfield Report Feature
CD Oilwell, run by a steady hand

CD Oilwell, run by a steady hand

CD Oilwell Servicing celebrates 35 years in business
Dangerous gas triggers emergency call in Virden

Dangerous gas triggers emergency call in Virden

An oilfield worker is believed to have been overcome by a deadly gas while on the job Tuesday morning and was taken to Virden hospital by his coworkers. Fire Chief Brad Yochim says the man collapsed after inhaling hydrogen sulfide.
Tundra company - TEML - rebrands

Tundra company - TEML - rebrands

Tundra Energy Marketing to become Kingston Midstream, June 26
Canadian Plains Energy opens Virden office

Canadian Plains Energy opens Virden office

Due to client demand and growth opportunities, Canadian Plains Energy Services LP has opened up a new location in Virden. It is located off Commonwealth Drive next to the Manitoba Hydro building.