Gas

Still a Large Contributor of New Oil
Previous editions of the Canadian Discovery Digest year-end summary for Western Canada highlighted the Lower Cretaceous Upper Mannville as the zone that provided the most, or nearly the...
Exploration Review
April 30, 2013
Have Gas, Will Export
A myriad of companies has spent hundreds of millions of dollars toward successfully finding and booking enormous dry natural gas reserves in the Horn River Basin of NEBC. With Canada's only...
Exploration Review
June 30, 2013
Conventional and Tight Oil from Horizontal Wells
Since about 2010, Exall Energy has been developing light oil in the Mitsue Gilwood "A" pool, which it has extended more than a full township north into an area they call Marten Mountain....
Exploration Review
June 30, 2013
Good Rates from Tight Doig Sands
Artek Exploration is developing natural gas and liquids in the Triassic Doig Formation at Inga and Fireweed in northeastern British Columbia. Horizontal wells and multi-staged fraccing,...
Exploration Review
August 31, 2013
The Source is the Reservoir
Understanding petroleum geochemistry has taken on a new urgency, now that finer grained rocks are targeted as reservoirs. The science, which is more than just TOC %, kerogen type and...
Exploration Review
October 31, 2013
Drilling, Production and Land
Examination of drilling licences issued in the four Western Canada provinces gives insight into what direction the Oil and Gas Industry is going. While drilling activity recovered slightly...
Exploration Review
December 31, 2013
Western Canadian Provinces
This 2013 summary of the Western Canadian provinces reviews drilling activity and results in seven "resource plays" currently being exploited with horizontal drilling and multistaged fracs....
Exploration Review
December 31, 2013
Where the Economic Pace is "Very Slow"
A north of 60 degrees exploration push is on! In the Beaufort Sea, explorers are chasing conventional oil and gas "elephants." In the Central Mackenzie Valley, the focus is toward...
Exploration Review
April 30, 2014
Past and Future
May 15, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of natural gas and condensate in the Turner Valley oil field. Now, the latest oilfield technology offers Turner Valley a future of...
Exploration Review
April 30, 2014
Review of New Horizontal Wells
Throughout the years, the southern Alberta Mannville Group has generated and/or produced a lot of oil and gas. For the most part, exploration targets have been attractive but small....
Exploration Review
June 30, 2014

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