The announcement by British Columbia’s NDP government Thursday that it is creating a three-person scientific review panel to study hydraulic fracturing is unlikely to lead to a moratorium on the practice, say energy industry leaders.
March 16, 2018, 3:29 AM MDT
Source Energy Services Ltd. is looking to deploy some of its Sahara units into the Permian Basin in order to satisfy customer demand for mobile storage of wellsite proppants.
March 16, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Spring weather and road conditions generally impact proppant sales in Western Canada into the second quarter, but this year customer demand remains strong at Source Energy Services Ltd.
March 15, 2018, 10:42 AM MDT
This morning, the B.C. government followed through on an earlier commitment to review hydraulic fracturing in the province.
March 15, 2018, 11:15 AM MDT
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. says a series of incremental improvements and operational measures have delivered a “step change” reduction for Spirit River well costs and performance.
March 14, 2018, 10:50 AM MDT
Renaissance Oil Corp. and partner LUKOIL have has finished drilling six wells of the approved 10 Chicontepec well appraisal program for the Amatitlán block.
March 14, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Hemisphere Energy Corporation has completed its winter development drilling program in Atlee Buffalo, southeast Alberta.
March 14, 2018, 7:42 AM MDT
Blackbird Energy Inc. says it has successfully tested its Upper Montney delineation well north of the Wapiti River with pressures and natural gas rates that exceeded management expectations.
March 13, 2018, 9:31 AM MDT
Traverse Energy Ltd. is encouraged by a recent Duvernay well drilled in the East Shale Basin, but the company noted that continued production is needed to fully evaluate it.
March 12, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Yangarra Resources Ltd. recorded increased production along with improved earnings, revenue and cash flow for the three and nine months ended Dec. 31, 2017.
March 9, 2018, 9:46 AM MST
Calgary-based Source Energy Services Ltd., which dominates the frac sand business in Western Canada, announced Wednesday it has signed a contract with a “multinational exploration and production company.”
March 8, 2018, 6 AM MST
Marquee Energy Ltd. reported higher reserves across the board in 2017.
March 8, 2018, 4:17 AM MST
Obsidian Energy Ltd. is adding three additional Willesden Green Cardium wells to its 2018 development near its recent program.
March 7, 2018, 9:25 AM MST
Chevron Corporation today outlined its Duvernay program.
March 6, 2018, 11:02 AM MST
Raging River Exploration Inc. believes it can enhance shareholder value through a strategic repositioning process, which the company’s board of directors has launched.
March 6, 2018, 9:47 AM MST
Hexion Inc. has completed its resin coated proppant manufacturing plant expansion near Fort Saskatchewan.
March 6, 2018, 5:17 AM MST
There is opportunity to put more pressure pumping equipment to work in shale plays across the United States, although difficulties in accessing sand could slightly slow expansion in the short term, Calfrac Well Services Ltd. president and chief executive officer Fernando Aguilar told analysts during the company’s fourth quarter and year-end conference call on Thursday.
March 2, 2018, 9:58 AM MST
A 101 per cent increase in fracturing jobs, combined with a major increase in fracturing intensity in North America, resulted in Calfrac Well Services Ltd. reporting positive earnings in the final quarter of 2017.
March 1, 2018, 9:33 AM MST
Whitecap Resources Inc. achieved record annual production of 57,450 boe/d in 2017 despite significant unexpected third-party facility downtime in the second quarter of 2017.
March 1, 2018, 6 AM MST
February 28, 2018, 4:15 AM MST
Control of three sand mines in Wisconsin, where the “Ottawa White” that supplies about 90 per cent of the Canadian frac sand market is located, is a key for Source Energy Services Ltd., which dominates the frac sand business in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB).
February 27, 2018, 6 AM MST
Calgary-based STEP Energy Services Ltd. has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of American fracking company Tucker Energy Services Holdings, Inc. for total cash consideration of US$275 million, before closing adjustments.
February 23, 2018, 8:53 AM MST
Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) issued a directive which provides industry with greater flexibility around water use for multistage hydraulic fracturing projects.
February 23, 2018, 6 AM MST
February 23, 2018, 10:14 AM MST
Trican Well Service Ltd.’s fourth quarter and year-end 2017 results improved dramatically from the same period in 2016 as higher activity levels, the acquisition of Canyon Services Group Inc. and significantly improved prices pumped up the bottom line.
February 22, 2018, 11:40 AM MST