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
A Comparison of Production Areas
An analysis of how geology and completions influence production and economics in the Bakken and Torquay at Flat Lake, Oungre and Taylorton.
Resource Play Overview
August 25, 2016
Something for Everyone
The Lower Cretaceous Ellerslie produces oil, gas and NGLs throughout southern Alberta. Following several Mannville traditions, development requires detailed geological and geophysical...
Exploration Review
July 28, 2016
Big Catch, B’y
Thirty years after the giant Hibernia discovery in the shallow waters of the Jeanne d’Arc Basin off the Newfoundland coast, the deepwater realm is yielding its first discoveries in...
Exploration Review
April 21, 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
A “sweet-spot” in Enerplus’ Wilrich development project at Ansell achieves an average pad development rate of 10 mmcf/d per well.
Significant Well
September 24, 2015
Kahntah River, BC
Companies pursue Jean Marie and Montney potential gas in the under-explored Kahntah River-Tees area of northeastern BC.
Digest Spark
June 30, 2006
Bridge to a Future Gas Supply
An under-explored gas play in the Northern Foothills of Alberta has been repeatedly experiencing significant success over the last few years, notably over the first nine months of 2006. The...
Exploration Review
October 31, 2006
Lloydminster Region
Over the past ten years, exploration in the heavy-oil-bearing Mannville zones of Lloydminster and the surrounding region has benefited immensely from advances in production technology. The...
Exploration Review
June 30, 2001
One Formation, Two Plays
Recent exploration in the Ricinus and Strachan areas of the Alberta Foothills has led to success in two different types of Nisku prospects. At Strachan, Kaiser and then Canadian 88 have...
Exploration Review
October 31, 2001