The energy industry in 2017 used only about 260 million cubic metres (25 per cent) of the 1.05 billion cubic metres which it had been allocated and 0.18 per cent of the province’s non-saline available water, says the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in its new water use performance report.
February 7, 2019, 9:55 AM MST
February 7, 2019, 9:21 AM MST
Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. started its Q1 2019 drill program on Jan. 14, 2019.
January 31, 2019, 11:15 AM MST
Point Loma Resources Ltd. says it has determined that commercial production has been established for the Wizard Lake horizontal 16-17-48-27W4 Rex heavy oil pool discovery and it has ended the clean-up test.
January 21, 2019, 9:02 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has determined the three seismic events which occurred approximately 20 kilometres south of Fort St. John on Nov. 29, 2018 were caused by fluid injection during hydraulic fracturing operations conducted by Canadian Natural Resources Limited.
December 24, 2018, 4:18 AM MST
TransGlobe Energy Corporation completed the 2018 Cardium development program, which included six gross (five net) horizontal Cardium development wells drilled from a common pad to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.
December 17, 2018, 4:25 AM MST
December 11, 2018, 11:35 AM MST
Hydraulic fracturing operations were suspended in an area of northeast B.C. after a seismic event late last month, the province’s regulator said.
December 10, 2018, 2:59 AM MST
With the continued industry trend of deeper, longer laterals with high fracturing intensity, Kicking Horse Energy Inc. called upon STEP Energy Services Ltd. along with NCS Multistage LLC and RM Engineering, to help complete the company’s deepest two-inch annular frac to-date in the Montney formation.
December 10, 2018, 6 AM MST
December 3, 2018, 9:23 AM MST
Trican Well Services Ltd. reported a fall in revenue in the third quarter of 2018, and noted a significant dropoff in fracturing activity due to weather delays and the price differential.
November 8, 2018, 10:12 AM MST
NCS Multistage Holdings Inc. reported improved third quarter results Wednesday, despite what its CEO Robert Nipper called “a challenging operating environment in Canada” and a slowdown in completions activity in the U.S.
November 7, 2018, 8:45 AM MST
Western Canada’s pressure pumpers have seen little growth in 2018 compared to 2017, and that trend is expected to continue into the first half of 2019 as a lack of market access dampens operator enthusiasm to invest in the basin, Calfrac Well Services Ltd. president and chief executive officer Fernando Aguilar told analysts during the company’s 2018 third quarter conference call on Thursday.
October 26, 2018, 9:57 AM MDT
October 26, 2018, 10:05 AM MDT
October 12, 2018, 9:40 AM MDT
Mexico’s incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has indicated his incoming administration will ban fracking in the country, a decision business spokespeople say will mean the country remains reliant on imported gas for most of its needs.
October 10, 2018, 12 AM MDT
Source Energy Services Ltd. named Shell Canada Energy as the customer in a recently announced sand deal for the Duvernay (DOB, Sept. 12, 2018).
September 19, 2018, 3:42 AM MDT
Hemisphere Energy Corporation has successfully completed the drilling component of its 11-well summer program, of which 10 wells will be produced and one well used as a water injector at this time.
September 18, 2018, 7:57 AM MDT
Source Energy Services Ltd. has entered into a three-year agreement with a multinational exploration and production company to provide Northern White frac sand for its Duvernay program.
September 12, 2018, 3:35 AM MDT
September 5, 2018, 3:21 AM MDT
Torq Energy Logistics Ltd. announced a new frac sand transloading facility with operations commencing at Buick Creek, B.C., 75 kilometers northwest of Fort St. John.
September 5, 2018, 12 AM MDT
September 4, 2018, 8:05 AM MDT
Questerre Energy Corporation says that the operator, Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., has commenced completion operations on the first well at Kakwa North, 103/16-29-063-6W6M well, which includes a 2,700-metre horizontal leg in the Montney formation.
August 27, 2018, 7:04 AM MDT
Service companies, including those based in Canada and operating in the Permian Basin, are keeping an eye on pipeline bottlenecks in the play, and how that might impact activity in the back half of the year.
August 8, 2018, 7:42 AM MDT
On Aug. 6, 2018, International Frontier Resources Corporation’s joint venture Tonalli Energia completed an 18-day flow test of the primary zone interval at its Tecolutla onshore oil and gas block in Mexico.
August 8, 2018, 3:38 AM MDT