Chris Podetz

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
Wells Spudded March 1 to March 31, 2019
March’s WCSB well count of 466 was 51% lower than February’s numbers, marking the annual spring breakup slowdown. Drilling activity was 29% lower than in March 2018. For the third month...
E&P Analysis
April 25, 2019
Lily, BC–Resthaven, AB
Development of the lower portion of the Montney has lagged behind Upper and Upper Middle Montney drilling, but some operators are giving it more consideration.
Digest Spark
April 23, 2019
Wells Spudded February 1 to February 28, 2019
February’s spud count was down 10% from January’s numbers, and down 20% from activity levels a year ago. Both the McMurray and Suncor repeated as most targeted zone and most active...
E&P Analysis
March 27, 2019
Willesden Green, AB
An industry example from the Spirit River at Willesden Green is used to demonstrate how gas-liquid volume conversions in public production data mask the true make-up of a well’s...
Digest Spark
March 13, 2019

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