Gas

Mannville Discoveries Abound and Bitumen Gains Ground
The Mannville continued to reward operators in 2018; not only those working in the drilling-intensive oil sands, but also those willing to identify and develop bypassed pay in overlooked,...
Feature Article
February 6, 2019
Montney Leads the Charge
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...
Feature Article
February 6, 2019
Rigging Down Another Oil and Liquids-Focused Year
2018 operations fell into three camps: deep, expensive liquids-rich plays (Montney and Duvernay); shallow, less expensive oil-prone plays like the Viking, Mannville, Cardium, Madison Group...
Feature Article
January 30, 2019
Wells Spudded December 1 to December 31, 2018
A high oil price differential took its toll as December 2018 drilling fell off drastically in the WCSB. Husky remained the top operator, and the Montney was the most targeted zone.
E&P Analysis
January 30, 2019
Dodsland Drilling Dominates Viking Development
The Viking Formation continued to reward cost-efficient operators employing the latest horizontal drilling and completions technology.
Feature Article
January 30, 2019
A Bear and a Deer Walked into a Sandbar Together…
2018 saw the development of a new play in the Dunvegan–Doe Creek zones with private junior Grizzly Resources aggressively drilling the Doe Creek Member at Valhalla/Progress.
Exploration Review
January 30, 2019
Pushing the Limits
Montney and Duvernay operators set new records for highest proppant tonnage, number of stages, and longest lateral in Western Canada to date.
Feature Article
January 23, 2019
A Steady Performer Carries On
Madison Group development in 2018 kept up a strong pace through Vermilion’s acquisition of Spartan, 2017’s most active operator, and a change of focus for Crescent Point.
Feature Article
January 23, 2019
A Good Year for Liquids
Pembina once again hosted the majority of Cardium wells in 2018, but drilling beyond the heartland returned some high-rate producers.
Feature Article
January 23, 2019
Wells on Production April 1 to June 30, 2018
The Montney and McMurray were the most prolific zones in Q2 2018. The Montney Distal Shelf South was the top play by three-month cumulative production. The top operators were Encana...
E&P Analysis
January 23, 2019

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