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Down, but Not Out!
Dunvegan activity contracted sharply in 2019 with only 19 wells drilled.
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January 23, 2020
The “Halo” Shines On
Although Cardium drilling fell off in 2019 as with many other zones, per-well rates in most Cardium plays increased year-over-year.
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January 21, 2020
The Lowdown on a Drilling Slowdown
2019 operations fell into three camps: deep, expensive liquids-rich plays (Montney and Duvernay); shallow, less expensive oil-prone plays like the Viking, Mannville, Cardium, Madison Group...
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January 21, 2020
Another Hope Arises
Aggressive completions, some high rate oil wells in the North and South oil plays and a new exploration frontier northeast of the Sturgeon Lake reef highlight 2019.
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January 16, 2020
Slower, but Steady Sailing for the Viking
Despite the current headwinds affecting Canada’s oil and gas industry, the Viking Formation continued to provide good returns for cost-efficient operators using the latest horizontal...
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January 14, 2020
The Pits of the Earth
The Montney and Duvernay attracted the top dollars in a very down year for Crown land sales.
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January 14, 2020
A Slowdown with Some Optimism Thrown In
Despite a significant decrease in activity in 2019, the Montney remains one of the WCSB’s top gas and liquids-rich zones.
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January 9, 2020
Quietly Profitable!
The Charlie Lake is one of the most profitable plays in the Basin, with Tourmaline and Anegada leading the way.
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January 7, 2020
2019: It Was a Scream!
Whether 2019 made you want to scream or to cover your ears from the screaming, highlights from the Montney, Clearwater and Duvernay vied for attention.
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January 7, 2020
The State of Geothermal Energy in Western Canada
Geothermal energy has been used for decades around the world. It may be on the cusp of taking off in Canada, where there are currently 19 projects in various stages of planning and...
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December 10, 2019

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