Bitumen

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
Wells Spudded January 1 to January 31, 2018
The winter drilling season is upon us as spuds were way up in January with an emphasis on oil sands and heavy oil. The McMurray, Viking and Upper Mannville were the most popular zones.
E&P Analysis
February 21, 2018
Wells Spudded December 1 to December 31, 2017
The Montney and Mannville (oil sands and heavy oil) were the most popular targets in December. The Duvernay in the East Shale Basin and Kaybob continued to attract the drill bit.
E&P Analysis
January 31, 2018
Hazy with Periods of Sunshine
The 2017 activity summary for Western Canada reviews drilling, production, completions and land sale results. The focus is on the five most active plays—Montney, Spirit River, Cardium,...
Exploration Review
January 24, 2018

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