Oilpatch History

Oil Discovery Reported Husky In Southern Manitoba

OMEGA HYDROCARBONS confirms that it has an oil discovery in the southwestern area of Manitoba.

The company has declined further comment until it is more certain about its extent but, T.J. HALL, Omega president says that, in conjunction with the GOVERNMENT OF MANITOBA, it will make an announcement within a matter of weeks.

Hall reports the discovery well has been cased. He says the find, located in Range 20, Township 1 West of the First Meridian, south of Brandon and just north of the border, is in a geological zone which has not previously yielded oil.