Worker killed at southeast Sask. oilfield site
CTV News Regina
Published Monday, August 19, 2019 9:44PM CST
Last Updated Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:38PM CST
A worker has died while working at an oilfield site near Stoughton.
Crescent Point Energy, the company operating the site, confirmed the death happened sometime on Monday.
The worker was an employee of Weyburn-based Aaron Well Servicing.
CTV News has spoken to the family, who confirmed the identity of the worker. The family has asked CTV News keep that information confidential right now.
“Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased Aaron Well Servicing employee,” a statement from Crescent Point reads. “Immediately after notification of the incident, we initiated our corporate emergency response and secured the site to ensure the ongoing safety of staff, the community and environment.”
The company was unable to comment on the incident further, as internal and external investigations into the cause of death are ongoing.
STARS Air Ambulance was called to Stoughton shortly before 1 p.m. Monday.