Michele Innes

The Emerging Clearwater Heavy Oil Play on the Edge of the Oil Sands
A new cost-effective Clearwater heavy oil play is emerging at Marten Hills in an area traditionally known for large-scale, capital-intensive oil sands SAGD operations.
Exploration Review
June 20, 2018
Wells on Production July 1 to September 30, 2017
The Montney and Spirit River were the most prolific formations in the third quarter, 2017. The Spirit River Deep Basin was the top play. Seven Generations, exclusively in the Montney, was...
E&P Analysis
April 25, 2018
Stump–Virginia Hills, AB
A string of NW-trending parcels in west-central Alberta are attracting attention at the May 16 Crown land sale.
Digest Spark
April 18, 2018
Swan Hills/Virginia Hills/Judy Creek, AB
Recent Swan Hills activity is expanding the play beyond the reef buildups and onto the platform.
Digest Spark
April 4, 2018
Instow, SK
Geologic features conducive to Shaunavon production at Instow may also indicate potential in the underlying Madison.
Digest Spark
March 28, 2018
Windfall, AB
Interesting geology and convoluted postings push the Leduc and Spirit River to the top of the list as likely targets for the April 4, 2018 land sale at Windfall.
Digest Spark
March 14, 2018
Redwater/Provost/Esther, AB; Dodsland, SK
The profitability of Viking oil plays is compared using the Sproule Play Metrics module in Canadian Discovery’s Catalyst Play Evaluation Platform, which provides an integrated dataset for...
Digest Spark
March 7, 2018
A Comparison of Production Areas
A review of the Montney oil plays from Ante Creek North to Kaybob reveals that the switch from oil-based to water-based completion fluids and more-aggressive stimulations has resulted in...
Resource Play Overview
February 28, 2018
Wells on Production April 1 to June 30, 2017
The Montney, Spirit River and Cardium were the most prolific formations in the Q2 2017. The Montney Distal Shelf South was the top play. Seven Generations, focusing on the Montney, was the...
E&P Analysis
January 17, 2018
Flat Lake, SK
Crescent Point is producing unconventional oil from the Lodgepole at Flat Lake, Saskatchewan.
Digest Spark
January 3, 2018