Stage Completions Inc. announced the successful deployment of its Bowhead II collet activated fracturing system in a record 76-stage pinpoint Upper Montney completion without coil tubing assist, the successful roll-out of the Stage System in numerous major unconventional formations, and the closing of the sale of a 10 per cent indirect minority interest in Stage to Blackbird Energy Inc.
November 29, 2016, 8:51 AM MST
November 28, 2016, 10 AM MST
In October, Ikkuma Resources Corp. completed the stimulation of the 670-metre horizontal Cardium oil well drilled in the first quarter of this year.
November 24, 2016, 7:19 AM MST
Blackbird Energy Inc. closed the previously announced acquisition of an indirect 10 per cent minority interest in Stage Completions Inc. for a cash purchase price of $3 million.
November 23, 2016, 6 AM MST
When Montney producer Canbriam Energy Inc. began in 2007, the shale revolution had yet to transform North American hydrocarbon production.
November 22, 2016, 3:11 AM MST
Blackbird Energy Inc. provided an activity update this morning. It included: the company's successful 102/2-20-70-7W6 (02/2-20) Upper Montney drilling program; Blackbird's high tonnage 02/2-20 completion program, which utilized the innovative and patented Stage Completions Inc. Bowhead II fracturing system; the planned closing of Blackbird's acquisition of a 10 per cent indirect minority interest in Stage; a material step reduction in drilling and completions costs (D&C) achieved by Blackbird; the commencement of the company's accelerated strategic business plan and H1 2017 drilling program; the progress of Blackbird's infrastructure construction and the expected timing of tie-in and production.
November 18, 2016, 4:12 AM MST
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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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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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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