W. Steven Donaldson

Clive, AB
Enhance Energy is undertaking an innovative project to increase (and effectively decarbonize) light oil production from a mature Leduc oil field at Clive, AB.
Digest Spark
October 8, 2019
Pearce/Penny/Keho, AB
The Big Valley–Lower Banff interval and the Barons Sandstone are prospective for a group of October 23, 2019 Alberta land sale postings in the southern part of the province.
Digest Spark
October 1, 2019
Swimming, AB
West Lake Energy is successfully developing the Upper Mannville Rex Member via low-cost shallow unstimulated multi-leg horizontal wellbores at Swimming in east-central Alberta.
Digest Spark
September 12, 2019
Wayne-Rosedale–Cessford, AB
North 40 has recently employed horizontal drilling to fully unlock the production potential of the Banff Formation at Cessford in east-central Alberta.
Digest Spark
September 3, 2019
Peace River–Sawn Lake, AB
A group of September 25, 2019 Alberta land sale postings in the north-central part of the province are the largest since December 2017 and may signal renewed activity and a future expansion...
Digest Spark
August 20, 2019
Estevan, SK/Daly, MB
The Torquay is increasing in importance as a tight oil resource play within the Williston Basin of southeastern SK and southwestern MB. Multiple operators are drilling this zone in two...
Digest Spark
August 13, 2019
Brazeau River–Pembina, AB
The Late Devonian Duvernay Formation is prospective for a group of August 28, 2019 Alberta land sale postings in the south-central part of the province.
Digest Spark
July 30, 2019
Ricinus/Garrington/Ferrier, AB
The Upper Cretaceous Cardium Formation may be the main target at the July 31 and August 14 land sales in the Ricinus/Garrington/Ferrier area. The Glauconitic is a possible secondary zone of...
Digest Spark
July 9, 2019
A Comparison of Southern Alberta Production Areas
A comparison of Basal Quartz oil plays in the Taber, Alderson and Wayne areas of southern AB appears to indicate that reservoir quality of channel systems exerts a strong control on...
Resource Play Overview
June 26, 2019
Drake–Ladyfern, BC
Predominantly deep rights postings for the May 22, 2019 British Columbia land sale suggest Triassic targets such as the Halfway-Doig interval or the Montney.
Digest Spark
May 7, 2019