Ben McKenzie

Potential in Underdeveloped Areas
Large areas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin are yet to be tested with modern completions technology.
Exploration Review
April 20, 2017
Cessford/Michichi, AB
Chances of finding a new pool in this large group of southern Alberta postings for February 8, 2017 are good, but the pool probably won’t be very big.
Activity Review
February 1, 2017
Sylvan Lake/Ferrybank, AB
The land department must have had fun putting together these two large clusters of postings in central Alberta.
Activity Review
January 18, 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.
Activity Review
January 4, 2017
Pincher Creek/Taber/Templeton, AB
The land sale season starts off the new year with a trio of large parcels in southern Alberta.
Activity Review
December 14, 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.
Activity Review
November 23, 2016
Cecil–Worsley, AB
A series of postings in the Cecil–Worsley area appear to be part of an ongoing plan to acquire a large block of land.
Activity Review
November 9, 2016
Crossfield, AB
Ten sections of land are posted at Crossfield for the November 9, 2016 Alberta Land Sale. While the area has a variety of producing zones, these postings may be focused on condensate...
Activity Review
October 26, 2016
Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
Since oil prices began falling in 2014, drilling activity has slowed significantly. Leading to the question, has drilling activity shifted to areas of lighter API gravity oil?
Activity Review
September 28, 2016
Tracking Industry Trends
Developing trends in the western Canadian oil and gas industry are highlighted by drilling and land sale activity during 2015.
Exploration Review
August 25, 2016