Samantha Foster

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
Western Canada
Operational factors, such as rate restriction, can mask a well’s true potential for many months.
Digest Spark
August 2, 2017
Western Canada
Surprise! Geology does affect well performance! But patience is required to see the evidence   
Digest Spark
June 21, 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
Completion strategies can result in a low IP well morphing into one with a high EUR and vice versa.
Digest Spark
May 24, 2017
Western Canada
Want to make your well 10 times better? Use a different method to calculate IP!
Digest Spark
April 26, 2017
Western Canada
Getting an indication of long-term well performance from short-term production metrics is not a trivial task.
Digest Spark
March 29, 2017
Southern AB
Shallow gas plays could be the big winner in shift away from coal-fired power generation plants.
Digest Spark
March 15, 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
No Inhibitions about Imbibition: It’s Not the Bogeyman!
Big fracs, low fluid recovery and no detrimental impact on production—why not? This article seeks to answer this question and assuage concerns about imbibition.
Exploration Review
October 20, 2016

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