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The Role of Hydraulic Fracturing and the Possibilities for Risk Mitigation
The number, depth and magnitude of earthquakes in AB has increased since 2013, most notably near Fox Creek and Red Deer. Some of these events are potentially induced by oil field...
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July 23, 2019
Quarterly Results Comparison to December 31, 2018
Productivity in eight major Canadian resource plays is compared between Q4 2017 and Q4 2018. Activity and production is tracked from 2007 to 2018. Activity levels, new well production rates...
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April 3, 2019
Greater Kaybob Completions Analysis
Duvernay operators are trending toward less expensive proppants and fluids while testing the lower limits of perforation cluster spacing.
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March 20, 2019
For When You’re Bored of the Mon(o)tney
Development activity in many uncelebrated geological zones occurred throughout the WCSB over the 2018 review period. Certain intervals yielded resources other than oil and gas.
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February 6, 2019
Mannville Discoveries Abound and Bitumen Gains Ground
The Mannville continued to reward operators in 2018; not only those working in the drilling-intensive oil sands, but also those willing to identify and develop bypassed pay in overlooked,...
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February 6, 2019
A Tale of Two Lithologies
Crescent Point is the dominant operator in both the Upper and Lower Shaunavon zones. Development continues with waterflooding and ASP projects.
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February 6, 2019
Montney Leads the Charge
Production rates are climbing as operators drill longer laterals and pump higher proppant tonnages. The highest-rate wells are found within the AB Deep Basin and NE BC plays, where...
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February 6, 2019
Rigging Down Another Oil and Liquids-Focused Year
2018 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 30, 2019
Dodsland Drilling Dominates Viking Development
The Viking Formation continued to reward cost-efficient operators employing the latest horizontal drilling and completions technology.
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January 30, 2019
Pushing the Limits
Montney and Duvernay operators set new records for highest proppant tonnage, number of stages, and longest lateral in Western Canada to date.
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January 23, 2019

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