Oil

Horizontal Multi-Stage Fracs Completed up to June 30, 2019
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
September 19, 2019
Whitecourt–Provost, AB
While the vast majority of Viking development currently occurs along the Provost–Dodsland corridor, several operators are drilling further afield.
Digest Spark
September 19, 2019
Marten Hills/Nipisi, AB
The Clearwater cold flow heavy oil play at Marten Hills and Nipisi has evolved rapidly in four years from a series of interesting land sales to producing over 14,000 bopd.
Digest Spark
September 17, 2019
Swimming, AB
West Lake Energy is successfully developing the Upper Mannville Rex Member via low-cost shallow unstimulated multi-leg horizontal wellbores at Swimming in east-central Alberta.
Digest Spark
September 12, 2019
New Completions Data for August 2019
Chevron tested a new high-intensity completion design in the Duvernay. Crew completed a 125 stage Montney well using a unique completion system.
E&P Analysis
September 10, 2019
Wayne-Rosedale–Cessford, AB
North 40 has recently employed horizontal drilling to fully unlock the production potential of the Banff Formation at Cessford in east-central Alberta.
Digest Spark
September 3, 2019
Wells Spudded July 1 to July 31, 2019
Drilling continued to languish in July as spuds were down by 9% vs June 2019, and down a whopping 43% vs July 2018. The Viking and Clearwater were the most active zones, while Whitecap,...
E&P Analysis
August 29, 2019
The Ties That Bind
Although targeted for entirely different types of petroleum resources, the Clearwater and Spirit River formations share a geological connection. Stratigraphically contemporaneous, these...
Exploration Review
August 27, 2019
New Completions Data for July 2019
ConocoPhillips and Encana pumped record-breaking proppant tonnages in the Montney and Duvernay. Operators are trending toward tighter perforation cluster spacing with more clusters per...
E&P Analysis
August 15, 2019
Estevan, SK/Daly, MB
The Torquay is increasing in importance as a tight oil resource play within the Williston Basin of southeastern SK and southwestern MB. Multiple operators are drilling this zone in two...
Digest Spark
August 13, 2019

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