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Whitecourt–Provost, AB
While the vast majority of Viking development currently occurs along the Provost–Dodsland corridor, several operators are drilling further afield.
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September 19, 2019
Marten Hills/Nipisi, AB
The Clearwater cold flow heavy oil play at Marten Hills and Nipisi has evolved rapidly in four years from a series of interesting land sales to producing over 14,000 bopd.
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September 17, 2019
Swimming, AB
West Lake Energy is successfully developing the Upper Mannville Rex Member via low-cost shallow unstimulated multi-leg horizontal wellbores at Swimming in east-central Alberta.
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September 12, 2019
Blueberry, BC
ConocoPhillips is pumping 13,000t of proppant per well on a 14-well pad. Various completions and pad configurations were systematically tested before arriving at the current design.
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September 5, 2019
Wayne-Rosedale–Cessford, AB
North 40 has recently employed horizontal drilling to fully unlock the production potential of the Banff Formation at Cessford in east-central Alberta.
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September 3, 2019
Peace River–Sawn Lake, AB
A group of September 25, 2019 Alberta land sale postings in the north-central part of the province are the largest since December 2017 and may signal renewed activity and a future expansion...
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August 20, 2019
Estevan, SK/Daly, MB
The Torquay is increasing in importance as a tight oil resource play within the Williston Basin of southeastern SK and southwestern MB. Multiple operators are drilling this zone in two...
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August 13, 2019
Kaybob–Twining, AB
Some Duvernay operators pump large fluid volumes to maximize fracture surface area while others seek to place the desired proppant tonnage with smaller fluid volumes.
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August 8, 2019
Kaybob–Twining, AB
The Duvernay uses large volumes of water for completions. The water is currently sourced from the surface but public opinion and strict regulations may push operators towards groundwater...
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August 6, 2019
Brazeau River–Pembina, AB
The Late Devonian Duvernay Formation is prospective for a group of August 28, 2019 Alberta land sale postings in the south-central part of the province.
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July 30, 2019

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