Wells Spudded January 1 to January 31, 2018
The winter drilling season is upon us as spuds were way up in January with an emphasis on oil sands and heavy oil. The McMurray, Viking and Upper Mannville were the most popular zones.
E&P Analysis
February 21, 2018
Rainbow Lake, AB
Devonian zones are prospective for a group of March 7, 2018 Alberta Land Sale postings in the northwest corner of the province.
Digest Spark
February 21, 2018
Wells Spudded December 1 to December 31, 2017
The Montney and Mannville (oil sands and heavy oil) were the most popular targets in December. The Duvernay in the East Shale Basin and Kaybob continued to attract the drill bit.
E&P Analysis
January 31, 2018
Bashaw–Stettler, AB
Two upcoming land sales in central Alberta follow on the heels of 2017 lease activity in a possible extension of the South Duvernay oil play, but other zones may be more likely targets.
Digest Spark
January 31, 2018
Hazy with Periods of Sunshine
The 2017 activity summary for Western Canada reviews drilling, production, completions and land sale results. The focus is on the five most active plays—Montney, Spirit River, Cardium,...
Exploration Review
January 24, 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
Pincher Creek–Fort Macleod, AB
A large and relatively continuous collection of parcels with full P&NG rights are posted for the January 10 Alberta Land Sale in an underdeveloped area of southwestern Alberta.
Digest Spark
January 3, 2018
Wells Spudded November 1 to November 30, 2017
The Duvernay shone in November with 40 spuds—30 in the Kaybob area, 1 at Willesden Green and 9 in the East Shale Basin. As well, monthly spuds returned to the historical trend of...
E&P Analysis
December 20, 2017
Tommy Lakes, BC–Elmworth, AB
A high level look at the Doig suggests several potentially liquids-rich areas could benefit from the application of modern drilling and completions technologies.
Digest Spark
December 6, 2017
3-14-47-14W5 Belly River Oil
Boulder Energy adds to its oil production at Brazeau River with new high rate horizontal wells targeting Upper Belly River sands.
Significant Well
November 29, 2017