Mark Lenko

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
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?
Digest Spark
September 28, 2016
Viewfield, SK
Operators on the Canadian side of the Bakken resource oil play have experienced varying degrees of success with respect to EURs. The right combination of practices can deliver consistent...
Digest Spark
April 13, 2016
Western Canada
Drilling activity has decreased for most target formations in Western Canada since 2005. A few formations, however, have seen a relative increase in activity.
Digest Spark
February 17, 2016

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