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
A Premier World Energy Reserve and Resource
In the first decade of the new millennium, oil sands production ramped up rapidly from mining, and more rapidly from in situ projects which now have an almost equal share of daily...
Exploration Review
May 21, 2015
Savanna Creek,AB
High land prices reflect renewed interest in an old Mississippian Rundle play at Savanna Creek.
Digest Spark
March 31, 2007
Foothills, AB
Gas is produced along this structurally disturbed trend from the Upper Cretaceous Cardium down to the Pennsylvanian Taylor Flat. Rates are variable based on the formation completed,...
Digest Spark
September 30, 2009
A Summary of Oil and Gas Activity
Over half a billion dollars was submitted in work proposal bids this past summer in the Mackenzie Plain region, and this bodes well for the immediate future of petroleum exploration in the...
Exploration Review
December 31, 2011
All Quiet on the Northern Front
Discovered only five years ago, the Ladyfern Slave Point Gas field spurred considerable exploration activity in northwestern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. However, what is...
Exploration Review
October 31, 2004
Bridge to a Future Gas Supply
An under-explored gas play in the Northern Foothills of Alberta has been repeatedly experiencing significant success over the last few years, notably over the first nine months of 2006. The...
Exploration Review
October 31, 2006
Commingled Juro-Cretaceous Disturbed Belt gas well (IP 1.8 mmcf/d) flowed 384 mmcf in first year.
Significant Well
December 31, 2008
Where the Economic Pace is "Very Slow"
A north of 60 degrees exploration push is on! In the Beaufort Sea, explorers are chasing conventional oil and gas "elephants." In the Central Mackenzie Valley, the focus is toward...
Exploration Review
April 30, 2014