January 25, 2017, 8:17 AM MST
Production is expected to begin by the end of January 2017 at Blackbird Energy Inc.’s recently completed 100 per cent owned and operated 12-14-70-7W6 Elmworth facility and gathering system, says the company.
January 11, 2017, 9:57 AM MST
The tie-in of Point Loma Resources Ltd.’s 5-31-55-6W5 Nordegg new pool discovery well is complete and production began Dec. 22, 2016, setting up additional development drilling in the West Cove area of central Alberta says the company.
January 9, 2017, 10:25 AM MST
Pat Ward likes to quote a New York investor when talking about production growth: “Nobody cares about the shoe you’re going to build in 100 years. Get busy, Pat!”
December 29, 2016, 9:10 AM MST
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December 20, 2016, 9:05 AM MST
Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its flowback and production testing assets to Ideal Completions Group LLC for total cash consideration of $17.8 million.
December 19, 2016, 5:56 AM MST
On Nov. 22, 2016, Yangarra Resources Ltd. and NCS Multistage, LLC completed a 101-stage well in the Cardium formation in 55 operating hours.
December 14, 2016, 10:33 AM MST
December 14, 2016, 8:37 AM MST
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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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