Jeffrey Horton

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...
Feature Article
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...
Feature Article
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.
Feature Article
January 23, 2019
Wells on Production April 1 to June 30, 2018
The Montney and McMurray were the most prolific zones in Q2 2018. The Montney Distal Shelf South was the top play by three-month cumulative production. The top operators were Encana...
E&P Analysis
January 23, 2019
Horizontal Multi-Stage Fracs Completed up to September 30, 2018
This analysis provides a play-by-play comparison of current completion practices, including metrics for cemented vs uncemented wells, technology, base fluid, number of stages, proppant...
E&P Analysis
December 19, 2018
Tower, BC–Sunrise, BC
Encana is tightening perforation cluster spacing and increasing perforation clusters per stage in its Montney plug and perf completions.
Digest Spark
December 5, 2018
Town, BC–Kaybob, AB
Basic statistical analysis reveals which initial production metrics are the best predictors of long-term well performance.
Digest Spark
November 28, 2018
Quarterly Results Comparison to June 30, 2018
Productivity in eight Canadian resource plays is compared between Q2 2017 and Q2 2018. Activity and production is tracked from 2007 to 2018. The variation between and within each play is...
Feature Article
October 17, 2018
Cygnet, AB
Vesta has improved its drilling efficiency and is drilling longer laterals in fewer rig days.
Digest Spark
October 10, 2018
On Top of the Bakken Since the Early Mississippian
The Mississippian Madison Group carbonate subcrop plays of SE SK and SW MB are conventional reservoirs produced with horizontal wells. Most zones produce without fraccing. Overall metrics...
Resource Play Overview
September 26, 2018