Oil

Montney Distal Shelf Oil
Oil and liquids production from the Montney Distal Shelf plays is at an all-time high. This production is concentrated in several discrete areas within the larger Montney gas play....
Exploration Review
December 13, 2017
Atlee-Buffalo, AB
Conventional oil reservoirs in southern Alberta continue to be successfully developed with secondary and tertiary production methods.
Digest Spark
December 6, 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
Wapiti–Lochend, AB
Canadian Discovery’s Catalyst Play Evaluation Platform and the Sproule Play Metrics module provide an integrated dataset for evaluating plays across the basin. The Cardium is used as an...
Digest Spark
November 23, 2017
Wells Spudded October 1 to October 31, 2017
Spuds continue to grow month-on-month in 2017 vs 2016, though the rate is slowing. The Duvernay East Shale Basin attracted another new entrant with Traverse spudding its first well.
E&P Analysis
November 23, 2017
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
Esther, AB
Extended reach horizontals in the Viking provide better rates and lower completion costs per stage.
Digest Spark
November 8, 2017
Gull Lake, SK
Whitecap and Capio apply closable sliding sleeve technology in the Cantuar, resulting in a step-change in well productivity.
Digest Spark
October 25, 2017
Deep Basin–Willesden Green, AB
Recent developments in Cardium completions include longer laterals, more stages and a shift from ball and seat to sliding sleeve technology.
Digest Spark
October 25, 2017

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