Chris Podetz

Whitecourt–Provost, AB
While the vast majority of Viking development currently occurs along the Provost–Dodsland corridor, several operators are drilling further afield.
Digest Spark
September 19, 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.
Digest Spark
September 5, 2019
The Ties That Bind
Although targeted for entirely different types of petroleum resources, the Clearwater and Spirit River formations share a geological connection. Stratigraphically contemporaneous, these...
Exploration Review
August 27, 2019
Wells Spudded June 1 to June 30, 2019
Drilling activity underwent its second consecutive month-to-month increase in June 2019, but monthly spud numbers were still 24% lower than June 2018. The Viking and Montney were again the...
E&P Analysis
August 1, 2019
Cadotte–Marten Hills, AB
As Clearwater development continues at a steady pace within the established Marten Hills fairway, some operators are looking further afield in the oil sands region for new opportunities.
Digest Spark
June 18, 2019
Karr–Ante Creek North, AB
One of 2019’s largest contiguous group of postings to date is on offer at the July 3 Alberta Crown Land Sale between Karr and Ante Creek North. While the subject area is prospective for...
Digest Spark
June 6, 2019
Lily, BC–Resthaven, AB
Recent development in the Lower and Lower Middle Montney indicates that these zones yield liquids production similar to the Upper and Upper Middle Montney in some areas, but differ...
Digest Spark
June 4, 2019
Wells Spudded April 1 to April 30, 2019
April drilling in the WCSB was 78% less active than in March, which isn’t unexpected for breakup season, but the 113 total spuds marked the lowest monthly well count since the bad old...
E&P Analysis
May 30, 2019
13-33-32-24W4 Pekisko Oil
Pine Cliff’s foray into horizontal Pekisko oil development is one of the Twining area’s top Pekisko producers, and an indication that the play has room to grow.
Significant Well
May 28, 2019
Hays, AB
A posting aggregation for the May 22, 2019 Crown land sale in SE AB includes several potentially productive zones.
Digest Spark
May 9, 2019

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