Gas

Wells Spudded March 1 to March 31, 2019
March’s WCSB well count of 466 was 51% lower than February’s numbers, marking the annual spring breakup slowdown. Drilling activity was 29% lower than in March 2018. For the third month...
E&P Analysis
April 25, 2019
Lily, BC–Resthaven, AB
Development of the lower portion of the Montney has lagged behind Upper and Upper Middle Montney drilling, but some operators are giving it more consideration.
Digest Spark
April 23, 2019
A Review of Recent AB and SK Deep Drilling Activity
A summary of recent vertical and horizontal wells targeting the Lower Paleozoic and Precambrian throughout southern–central Alberta and southern–central Saskatchewan.
Exploration Review
April 17, 2019
Tower, BC/Pipestone, AB
Encana is using its cube development technique to boost operational efficiency and production performance in the Montney. Two cubes at Tower and Pipestone are analyzed to showcase...
Technology Update
April 9, 2019
Quarterly Results Comparison to December 31, 2018
Productivity in eight major Canadian resource plays is compared between Q4 2017 and Q4 2018. Activity and production is tracked from 2007 to 2018. Activity levels, new well production rates...
Feature Article
April 3, 2019
Twining, AB
The lateral transition from interbedded Duvernay carbonates and source rocks to the adjacent porous dolomitized Leduc reef provides another charging mechanism for the Leduc reservoir.
Digest Spark
March 27, 2019
Wells Spudded February 1 to February 28, 2019
February’s spud count was down 10% from January’s numbers, and down 20% from activity levels a year ago. Both the McMurray and Suncor repeated as most targeted zone and most active...
E&P Analysis
March 27, 2019
Greater Kaybob Completions Analysis
Duvernay operators are trending toward less expensive proppants and fluids while testing the lower limits of perforation cluster spacing.
Feature Article
March 20, 2019
Horizontal Multi-Stage Fracs Completed up to December 31, 2018
This analysis provides a play-by-play comparison of current completion practices, including metrics for cemented vs uncemented wells, technology, stimulation fluid, number of stages,...
E&P Analysis
March 20, 2019
Willesden Green, AB
An industry example from the Spirit River at Willesden Green is used to demonstrate how gas-liquid volume conversions in public production data mask the true make-up of a well’s...
Digest Spark
March 13, 2019

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