November 14, 2016, 8:36 AM MST
November 7, 2016, 8:50 AM MST
Researchers have noticed more earthquakes measuring 3.0 or larger on the Richter scale than one might expect in Western Canada over the last few years — a timeframe when horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has increased, while the number of disposal wells remained steady.
October 31, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Echoing a theme that has been prominent during third quarter reporting season so far, Calfrac Well Services Ltd.’s chief executive says the company is anticipating higher activity levels in the fourth quarter and into 2017 with a pricing correction to follow.
October 28, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Revenue for Calfrac Well Services Ltd. in the third quarter of 2016 was $174.9 million, a decrease of 39 per cent from the same period in 2015.
October 27, 2016, 5:14 AM MDT
Mazatlan — An anti-fracking group in Mexico has called on the country’s Secretariat of Energy (SENER) to revoke the authorization for Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) to utilize fracking in five blocks located in the Tampico-Misantla basin, where two Canadian companies have won the rights to develop oil and gas in two blocks located in the country’s most promising unconventional resource area.
October 21, 2016, 8:18 AM MDT
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October 20, 2016, 11:41 AM MDT
Halliburton Company and U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. have moved a record breaking unit train carrying nearly 19,000 tons of U.S. Silica White frac sand from Ottawa, Ill., to Elmendorf, Texas.
October 14, 2016, 6 AM MDT
NCS Multistage announced a record 92-stage completion in the Altares B.C. Montney formation, executed using the Multistage Unlimited pinpoint frac system from NCS Multistage.
October 12, 2016, 10:31 AM MDT
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October 6, 2016, 11:17 AM MDT
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. developed a unique completion design that helped to significantly increase stage counts and pump rates to stimulate more pay zone over previous wells for an operator in British Columbia's Montney formation.
September 29, 2016, 10:05 AM MDT
Manitok Energy Inc. this morning announced the initial production rates from a successfully drilled horizontal Lithic Glauconitic (LG) exploration well in the Rockyford area pursuant to a farm-out agreement, and that it had spud the first horizontal LG well of its 2016 drilling program in the Carseland area.
September 21, 2016, 7:08 AM MDT
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. expects to improve performance from its main area by putting Cardium wells on pressure support immediately, or almost immediately after they’re drilled, and by drilling the underlying Mannville.
September 14, 2016, 9:03 AM MDT
Controlling operating costs is one component companies can use to maximize natural gas netbacks, and one of the most important ways of doing that is making these costs variable rather than fixed, heard this week’s Peters & Co. Limited energy conference.
September 14, 2016, 8:49 AM MDT
Delphi Energy Corp. says it expects to ramp up production capability to approximately 9,100 boe per day in the coming weeks, remaining on target to achieve its 2016 exit production target.
September 13, 2016, 8:22 AM MDT
Canyon Services Group Inc. is expanding its capital program by $16.5 million, primarily to upgrade the capability of existing pressure pumping equipment and expand its fluid management equipment.
September 8, 2016, 8:38 AM MDT
Select Sands Corp. has completed the previously announced purchase of a permitted and producing wet processing plant, equipment and related assets, all near its Sandtown silica sands deposit in Arkansas from Tutle Holding, LLC.
September 8, 2016, 10:57 AM MDT
Flat Lake currently makes up about 10 per cent of corporate production for its largest producer — Crescent Point Energy Corp. — and that output just keeps growing for the company as it implements a pilot waterflood in the resource play.
September 7, 2016, 7:54 AM MDT
Devon Energy Corporation has successfully tested its third Meramec spacing pilot and commenced production on two high-rate, extended-reach lateral oil wells in the core of the overpressured oil window of the STACK.
September 7, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Quebec City-based Pétrolia Inc. says it has confirmed the existence of a functional oil reservoir comprised of natural fractures on the Haldimand property.
September 7, 2016, 6 AM MDT
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Sandbox Enterprises LLC, a leading provider of innovative logistics solutions and technology for the transportation of proppant used in hydraulic fracturing in the oil and gas industry.
August 24, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Fracture stimulating wells after the initial treatment can be among a producer’s most profitable investments when the re-fracs are successful, but much can be done to improve the results, says an independent frac consultant.
August 23, 2016, 9:52 AM MDT