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 operators drill long laterals in the Montney, Duvernay and Spirit River zones. SK light oil plays tend to produce at much lower rates, but wells are shallower and less expensive, which leads to more wells drilled.

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