Like the business people who sold shovels and pick axes to miners during the Klondike gold rush — and who ended up getting richer than the would-be gold miners — Brad Thomson heads a company that sells frac sand to the equivalent of gold miners in Canada’s energy industry.
September 7, 2017, 8:55 AM MDT
NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. will acquire Spectrum Tracer Services, LLC by way of an $80 million merger agreement, the two companies announced Wednesday.
August 31, 2017, 9:05 AM MDT
Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. has successfully recompleted the wellbore in Flaxcombe and earned its 50 per cent interest in production.
August 31, 2017, 10:14 AM MDT
During the B.C. election campaign, the B.C. Liberals pledged to “unlock the oil resources contained in the Montney” through a new oil, deep-well royalty credit.
August 25, 2017, 7:49 AM MDT
With producers demanding that drilling and frac equipment be pushed hard in an ongoing quest to drive down drill times, lower costs and increase efficiency, and with wellbores being about two-times longer than three years ago, many service providers are struggling to cope with failing and damaged equipment.
August 22, 2017, 12 AM MDT
Canada Energy Partners Inc. received a decision from the Oil & Gas Appeal Tribunal (OGAT) on Aug. 21, 2017 dismissing the company's appeal.
August 22, 2017, 10:46 AM MDT
If only average oil and gas company investors understood what Jim Evaskevich and other executives with Calgary-based junior Yangarra Resources Ltd. were talking about earlier this year when they spoke enthusiastically about the “bioturbated section of the Cardium.”
August 16, 2017, 12 AM MDT
August 16, 2017, 3:16 AM MDT
With the rig count back above 200 after spring breakup, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. is hearing from some service companies that they expect to be busy enough to start charging more. But Peyto executives have a word of caution.
August 11, 2017, 7:25 AM MDT
Trican Well Services Ltd. faces two primary challenges in the back half of 2017 regarding its integration with Canyon Services Group Inc. — personnel optimization and minimizing cost inflation.
August 11, 2017, 11:58 AM MDT
CES Energy Solutions Corp. revenue surged in the second quarter, and recently, it closed on buying land in Grande Prairie and intends to build rail, a world-class tank and blending farm and warehousing for its PureChem segment.
August 11, 2017, 10:38 AM MDT
Leucrotta Exploration Inc. recently completed the A8-22 Lower Montney well utilizing a 58 per cent increase in frac intensity.
August 10, 2017, 4:17 AM MDT
NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. more than tripled second quarter revenues to $36.86 million from $11.28 million as both Canadian and United States-based operations posted improved results.
August 9, 2017, 9:59 AM MDT
Murphy Oil Corporation continued to progress its western Canadian Duvernay and Montney plays in the second quarter, including drilling a company record well in the Kaybob Duvernay that achieved an IP30 rate approaching 1,800 boe per day.
August 4, 2017, 12 AM MDT
Source Energy Services Ltd. substantially increased its sand volumes during Q2 2017 — the quarter in which the company priced its initial public offering.
August 4, 2017, 8:49 AM MDT
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August 2, 2017, 6 AM MDT
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. reported success with an operator in the Permian Basin using TREX cemented completions solutions, a suite of new, high-quality technologies designed to optimize cemented well completions for customers worldwide.
August 1, 2017, 6:22 AM MDT
Management at Calfrac Well Services Ltd. cited labour as a “key constraint” in Canada, as the contractor considers deploying more pressure-pumping equipment later this year (DOB, July 26, 2017).
July 27, 2017, 12 AM MDT
Responding to a resurgence in industry activity, one of Canada’s remaining pressure-pumping contractors is boosting capital spending to $65 million from $45 million, the company said today.
July 26, 2017, 10:20 AM MDT
Blackbird Energy Inc. this morning updated its 2017 delineation and development program and expansion of the Eastern Pipestone/Elmworth Gathering System.
July 25, 2017, 4:35 AM MDT
Canada Energy Partners Inc. has made its final submission required under the appeal procedures to the Oil & Gas Appeal Tribunal of British Columbia.
July 21, 2017, 6:40 AM MDT
Provided a new B.C. Green Party-backed NDP minority government lasts long enough to tick off all the big priority items on its ambitious agenda, it might eventually get around to fulfilling the promise of striking a special scientific panel to study the impacts of hydraulic fracturing.
July 20, 2017, 9:16 AM MDT
During the recent B.C. election campaign, the B.C. Liberals pledged to “unlock the oil resources contained in the Montney” through a new oil, deep-well royalty credit.
July 20, 2017, 10:32 AM MDT
Since its IPO in April of this year, Source Energy Services Ltd. has been actively working on expanding its operational footprint across its fully integrated value chain.
July 12, 2017, 6:23 AM MDT