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Canadian Resource Play Semi-Annual Productivity Report
Quarterly Results Comparison to December 31, 2017
Productivity in eight Canadian resource plays is compared between Q4 2016 and Q4 2017. Activity and production are tracked from 2007 to 2018. The variation between and within each play is...
May 23, 2018
IPs and Type Curves are Movin’ On Up in the Duvernay
In the Duvernay East Shale Basin oil play, type curves have shifted upwards as operators optimize completion techniques to improve rates.
February 7, 2018
Frac Sand Forecast 2017–2021: How Much and Where in 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...
January 10, 2018
Recompletions: Cash from Clunkers!
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...
November 15, 2017
What Is WTI Actually Worth in Canada?
Demystifying Crude Oil Marketing
Many factors go into calculating the actual price of a barrel of oil for Canadian producers based on WTI.
May 25, 2017
Drilling Efficiency, a Long-Term Trend
Drilling times for both horizontal and vertical wells have continually fallen in Western Canada as new technology and practices are deployed.
February 1, 2017
Discoveries from 2006 to 2016: May the Resource Be with You
From January 2006 up until January 2016, 14,627 new oil and gas pools have been discovered and brought into production in Western Canada.
January 4, 2017
Gas Storage: A Bright Idea at Dimsdale
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. is developing a gas storage project just west of Grande Prairie in the depleted Dimsdale Paddy A Pool.
December 7, 2016
Identifying Potential Through Play-Based EUR Analysis
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.
November 23, 2016
Oil Market Supply Fundamentals
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...
October 12, 2016
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