Cadotte–Marten Hills, AB
As Clearwater development continues at a steady pace within the established Marten Hills fairway, some operators are looking further afield in the oil sands region for new opportunities.
Digest Spark
June 18, 2019
Wildwood–Twining, AB
Completions data are starting to become available in the emerging West Shale Basin. A comparison of completions and production with Cygnet and Twining highlights similarities and...
Digest Spark
June 13, 2019
Wildwood—Medicine River, AB
Results, logs, completions and other data are rolling in for the 2018–2019 spuds in the Duvernay West Shale Basin oil play as the wells come off confidential.
Digest Spark
June 11, 2019
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
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
In Pursuit of Oil and Liquids
Oil productivity was established in the South Duvernay oil play in the West Shale Basin, while land sale activity indicated that there is plenty of room for the plays to grow.
Feature Article
January 16, 2019
Resource Play Expansion at Lloydminster
With over 23,000 producers, less than 400 horizontal, unconventional development of the Sparky has barely begun.
Exploration Review
May 26, 2016
A Very Heavy Subject
The Peace River oil sands are the smallest of the large deposits of oil sands in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. This article examines the regional geology, reviews production...
Exploration Review
March 24, 2016
Lloydminster Region
Over the past ten years, exploration in the heavy-oil-bearing Mannville zones of Lloydminster and the surrounding region has benefited immensely from advances in production technology. The...
Exploration Review
June 30, 2001