Bitumen

Wells Spudded August 1 to August 31, 2018
Activity in August 2018 held steady with drilling levels in July. The Viking, Montney and Cummings were the most actively drilled zones, and Crescent Point and CNRL were the busiest...
E&P Analysis
September 26, 2018
A Geological and Operational Overview of the Athabasca Oil Sands Area
Over half of the oil produced in Canada today comes from the Athabasca Oil Sands Area. Much of the resource and current commercial-scale production is hosted within the McMurray–Wabiskaw...
Exploration Review
August 29, 2018
Wells Spudded July 1 to July 31, 2018
Activity in July 2018 was up almost 30% over June and held steady with drilling levels in July 2017. The Viking, Montney and Cummings received the most attention, while CNRL was the most...
E&P Analysis
August 29, 2018
Wells Spudded June 1 to June 30, 2018
Activity rebounded in June 2018, though still down from June 2017. The Viking, McMurray and Montney were the most active zones. CNRL spudded the most wells amongst operators.
E&P Analysis
July 25, 2018
Wells Spudded May 1 to May 31, 2018
Activity inched up in May 2018, though still down substantially over May 2017. The most active zones were the McMurray, Viking, Montney and Clearwater.
E&P Analysis
June 27, 2018
Horizontal Multi-Stage Fracs Completed up to March 31, 2018
This analysis provides a play-by-play comparison of current completion practices, including metrics for cemented vs uncemented wells, technology, base fluid, number of stages, proppant...
E&P Analysis
June 20, 2018
Wells Spudded April 1 to April 30, 2018
The spring breakup doldrums are truly upon us as April spuds were down 77% from March. The most active zones were the Montney, McMurray, Clearwater and Duvernay.
E&P Analysis
May 30, 2018
Wells Spudded March 1 to March 31, 2018
High levels of activity in the oil sands and heavy oil sectors persisted into March. The McMurray, Viking and Upper Mannville continued to be the most popular zones.
E&P Analysis
April 18, 2018
Wells Spudded February 1 to February 28, 2018
High levels of activity in the oil sands and heavy oil sectors persisted into February. The McMurray, Viking and Upper Mannville continued to be the most popular zones.
E&P Analysis
March 20, 2018
Horizontal Multi-Stage Fracs Completed up to December 31, 2017
This analysis provides a play-by-play comparison of current completion practices, including metrics for uncemented vs cemented wells, technology, stimulation fluid, number of stages,...
E&P Analysis
March 14, 2018

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