Upper Mannville Deltaic

Marten Hills/Nipisi, AB
The Clearwater has rapidly emerged as one of the top oil plays in the WCSB. The fairway spans 400 km of north-central Alberta, from Jarvie through Marten Hills to Golden. Clearwater...
Technical Study
March 26, 2020
Marten Hills/Nipisi, AB
CDL has taken a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the Clearwater oil play. The Clearwater Oil Play Information Package illustrates the relationships between different producing...
Technical Study
October 1, 2019
Marten Hills/Nipisi, AB
The Clearwater cold flow heavy oil play at Marten Hills and Nipisi has evolved rapidly in four years from a series of interesting land sales to producing over 14,000 bopd.
Digest Spark
September 17, 2019
Swimming, AB
West Lake Energy is successfully developing the Upper Mannville Rex Member via low-cost shallow unstimulated multi-leg horizontal wellbores at Swimming in east-central Alberta.
Digest Spark
September 12, 2019
The Ties That Bind
Although targeted for entirely different types of petroleum resources, the Clearwater and Spirit River formations share a geological connection. Stratigraphically contemporaneous, these...
Exploration Review
August 27, 2019
Cadotte–Marten Hills, AB
As Clearwater development continues at a steady pace within the established Marten Hills fairway, some operators are looking further afield in the oil sands region for new opportunities.
Digest Spark
June 18, 2019
Nipisi–Marten Hills, AB
2018 has seen a surge in Clearwater heavy oil drilling at Nipisi and Marten Hills. New production compares favourably to earlier development.
Digest Spark
December 5, 2018
Wilkie, SK
A large group of west-central Saskatchewan parcels have been offered up for the December 4, 2018 land sale in a largely unexplored area. The most likely prospects are Mannville sands.
Digest Spark
November 21, 2018
The Emerging Clearwater Heavy Oil Play on the Edge of the Oil Sands
A new cost-effective Clearwater heavy oil play is emerging at Marten Hills in an area traditionally known for large-scale, capital-intensive oil sands SAGD operations.
Exploration Review
June 20, 2018
Twin Butte Energy
Mannville lithic channels are adding unconventional-style production to areas historically dominated by conventional Mannville zones.
Significant Well
December 15, 2016