Quarterly Results Comparison to December 31, 2015
Productivity in eight significant Canadian resource plays is compared between Q4 2014 and Q4 2015, and activity and production is tracked from 2007 to 2015. The variation between and within...
Feature Article
April 21, 2016
Slickwater, Gelled Water, Surfactant, Oil, Hybrid, Other
Hydraulic fracturing is the pumping of a fluid system into a reservoir using high pressure. A variety of fluid systems exist, each with distinct characteristics that affect fracturing...
Technology Update
March 24, 2016
Tourmaline Oil
A 27m thick Notikewin channel sand, part of a Tourmaline three-well program, yields a flow rate over 22 mmcf/d (3,700 boepd).
Significant Well
March 24, 2016
Blackbird Energy
The largest CO2 hydraulic fracture stimulation implemented in Canada yielded outstanding production test results in the Montney at Elmworth.
Significant Well
March 24, 2016
Karr, AB
Geomechanics is one of the keys to drilling Montney horizontal wells in the Deep Basin at Karr, AB. In this study, a geomechanical model was developed to determine safe drilling mud weight...
Technical Study
May 1, 2014
Kakwa, AB
Kicking Horse increases frac intensity by employing more stages, more proppant and more fluid resulting in an estimated IP90 of 1,560 boepd at Kakwa.
Digest Spark
December 16, 2015
Jupiter Resources
High rate gas at Route (Kakwa) showcases Jupiter’s success and highlights the viability of the Wilrich play.
Significant Well
December 17, 2015
Western Canada
A third of the 130,000 pools discovered in the WCSB since the 1880s have been abandoned. Why were they abandoned? Can any be resurrected?
Digest Spark
November 25, 2015
A Comparison of Stratigraphic Units
Canadian Discovery Ltd. analysis reveals how geology, activity and completions influence production and economics at Swan Lake.
Resource Play Overview
November 19, 2015
Deep Basin, AB
The Notikewin, Falher and Wilrich produce some of the highest gas rates in the WCSB.
Digest Spark
November 12, 2015