Upper Mannville Fluvio-Deltaic West

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
2/10-6-50-1W5 Upper Mannville Oil
Blackspur’s Sparky horizontal development well at Leduc-Woodbend exhibits the highest IP rate in the area to date.
Significant Well
April 30, 2019
Nipisi–Marten Hills, AB
2018 has seen a surge in Clearwater heavy oil drilling at Nipisi and Marten Hills. New production compares favourably to earlier development.
Digest Spark
December 5, 2018
Jarvie–Newbrook, AB
An emerging Upper Mannville oil play in the Jarvie area is similar in stratigraphy and development style to the Clearwater heavy oil play at Marten Hills.
Digest Spark
October 24, 2018
13-15-48-26W4 Upper Mannville Oil
Altura has drilled a successful horizontal well in the Upper Mannville, resulting in one of the largest conventional oil discoveries in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) in the...
Significant Well
September 5, 2018
The Emerging Clearwater Heavy Oil Play on the Edge of the Oil Sands
A new cost-effective Clearwater heavy oil play is emerging at Marten Hills in an area traditionally known for large-scale, capital-intensive oil sands SAGD operations.
Exploration Review
June 20, 2018
Cessford, AB
Recent activity in the Glauconitic Sandstone and the Pekisko are likely driving the April 5, 2017 land sale at Cessford.
Digest Spark
March 15, 2017
Leduc–Woodbend, AB
The Nisku and the Glauconitic Sandstone are targets of the December 7, 2016 Alberta Crown land sale postings in the Leduc–Woodbend area.
Digest Spark
November 23, 2016