Crescent Point

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
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
A Tale of Two Lithologies
Crescent Point is the dominant operator in both the Upper and Lower Shaunavon zones. Development continues with waterflooding and ASP projects.
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
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
Spooky Entanglement, but Not of the Quantum Kind
Development of the mature Bakken and Torquay plays in southeastern SK progressed with infill drilling and waterfloods. Activity was down in the Exshaw play in southern AB.
Feature Article
January 23, 2019
On Top of the Bakken Since the Early Mississippian
The Mississippian Madison Group carbonate subcrop plays of SE SK and SW MB are conventional reservoirs produced with horizontal wells. Most zones produce without fraccing. Overall metrics...
Resource Play Overview
September 26, 2018
Cardium and Viking Waterfloods
Most tight oil reservoirs in Western Canada are in the primary exploitation phase. Recovery factors are low, and large volumes of oil are left behind. Waterflooding has the potential to...
Exploration Review
April 25, 2018
Swan Hills/Virginia Hills/Judy Creek, AB
Recent Swan Hills activity is expanding the play beyond the reef buildups and onto the platform.
Digest Spark
April 4, 2018