Newsworthy items, including Erratums and changes in policy
Public Offering 397 - October 6, 2020
Due to the upcoming provincial election on October 26 and restrictions under the Saskatchewan Election Act, the upcoming oil and gas public offering, originally scheduled to close on October 6, will be extended until October 27. Please contact the ER Service Desk with any questions (email@example.com or 855‑219‑9373).
Public Offering of Subsurface Mineral Rights:
Please be advised that effective immediately the Ministry of Energy and Resources is accepting posting requests for subsurface mineral rights within the Potash Area (map). The 2020 Schedule of Public Offerings for Subsurface Mineral Rights has been revised to provide industry with an additional week to submit posting requests for the December 14, 2020, public offering – the closing date for posting requests for that public offering has been extended from July 28, 2020, to August 5, 2020.
Note that only subsurface mineral rights are being considered for dispositioning within the Potash Area at this time. Requests for other Crown mineral rights within the Potash Area may be accepted in the future.
- Subsurface Mineral Public Offering Schedule
- Action Plan to protect Species at Risk in Southwest Saskatchewan
- The Action Plan for Multiple Species at Risk in Southwestern Saskatchewan: South of the Divide (SoD) was developed to address the conservation needs of nine species at risk, as required under the federal Species at Risk Act. The SoD Action Plan outlines the steps needed to reduce known threats to help nine species in the Milk River drainage basin of southwestern Saskatchewan, an area known as the South of the Divide. The SoD Action Plan also includes management considerations for four species of Special Concern, in order to provide a more holistic approach to conservation planning in the region