Mark Lenko

Quarterly Results Comparison to December 31, 2017
Productivity in eight Canadian resource plays is compared between Q4 2016 and Q4 2017. Activity and production are tracked from 2007 to 2018. The variation between and within each play is...
Feature Article
May 23, 2018
Cygnet–Twining, AB
In the Duvernay East Shale Basin oil play, type curves have shifted upwards as operators optimize completion techniques to improve rates.
Digest Spark
February 7, 2018
Western Canada
Frac sand (proppant) and water are two key inputs for resource play developments. Canadian Discovery Ltd.’s five-year Western Canada Frac Sand Forecast 2017–2021 outlines the expected...
Digest Spark
January 10, 2018
The Economics of Recompletions
Just like fixing up an old car, recompletions can extend the life of an old well. However, just as a new coat of paint won’t make a car run longer, not all recompletions are worth the...
Feature Article
November 15, 2017
Demystifying Crude Oil Marketing
Many factors go into calculating the actual price of a barrel of oil for Canadian producers based on WTI.
Feature Article
May 25, 2017
Western Canada
Drilling times for both horizontal and vertical wells have continually fallen in Western Canada as new technology and practices are deployed.
Digest Spark
February 1, 2017
Western Canada
From January 2006 up until January 2016, 14,627 new oil and gas pools have been discovered and brought into production in Western Canada.
Digest Spark
January 4, 2017
Dimsdale, AB
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. is developing a gas storage project just west of Grande Prairie in the depleted Dimsdale Paddy A Pool.
Digest Spark
December 7, 2016
Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
CDL has developed a comprehensive dataset of EURs. Analysis of these data can provide insights into which completion techniques and operators are getting the best recoveries.
Digest Spark
November 23, 2016
International
The basics of supply and demand taught in introductory courses can apply to the complexities of the world oil market. These fundamentals help conceptualize what has happened to oil prices...
Digest Spark
October 12, 2016

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