Land sale spending in Western Canada over the first six months of 2018 was roughly equal to the same point in 2017, and has largely been carried by Alberta where 70 per cent of the spending occurred.
July 3, 2018, 6 AM MDT
These are the top 10 parcels sold in Western Canada during the first half of the year, organized by bonus. While B.C. and Saskatchewan boasted the No. 1 and 2 parcels, the rest of the top 10 was dominated by Alberta.
July 3, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Scott Land & Lease Ltd. was the top buyer of Crown land in the first half of 2018.
July 3, 2018, 9:41 AM MDT
The Alberta government brought in $1.2 million at its Wednesday land sale.
June 28, 2018, 7:23 AM MDT
TransGlobe Energy Corporation acquired 100 per cent working interest in 16 sections (10,240 acres) of Cardium rights at Crown land sales year to date on a Cardium prospect south/south west of Harmattan pool.
June 22, 2018, 3:18 AM MDT
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The most active years of Horn River Basin land purchases occurred in the period from 2007 to 2009. The peak was in 2008 when out of the record $2.66 billion spent at Crown sales in British Columbia, $1.1 billion was spent tying up Horn River Basin acreage.
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Landsolutions GP Inc. has picked up a 1,847-hectare drilling licence in B.C.’s June land sale for $42.05 million.
June 14, 2018, 1:56 PM MDT
Industry paid $13.61 million into provincial coffers on Wednesday for this week’s Alberta land sale, highlighted by producers likely pushing the East Shale Basin oil play to the northwest.
June 14, 2018, 10:53 AM MDT
The June offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights (P&NG) in Saskatchewan raised $15.63 million in revenue for the province on Tuesday, with land prospective for the Torquay helping to drive results.
June 8, 2018, 8:56 AM MDT
Industry paid $42 million into provincial coffers on Wednesday, with four high-priced parcels likely purchased for their Duvernay potential, perhaps pushing the East Shale Basin oil play to the northwest.
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It was a busy week for land sales in Western Canada with Alberta, Manitoba and B.C. all holding auctions—while Alberta had some decent interest, the latter two provinces reported muted results.
May 18, 2018, 3:34 AM MDT
The Alberta government bounced back with its second-highest bonus haul of the year on Wednesday after a string of weaker sales following a strong start to the year.
May 17, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Calgary-based International Frontier Resources Corporation (IFR) has become the second Canadian-based oil and gas company to be producing oil and gas in Mexico, following the positive results from drilling of a workover wells on its Tecolutla block in central Mexico.
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Alberta brought in $9.21 million at its Wednesday land sale.
May 3, 2018, 6 AM MDT
B.C. had a quiet land sale in April as, after a brisk start to the year, things have cooled off in the natural gas-prone province.
April 20, 2018, 6 AM MDT
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The Alberta government on Wednesday attracted $3.98 million in bonus bids — only 14 parcels were on offer for the April 18 auction.
April 19, 2018, 4:49 AM MDT
Mineral Titles For Sale
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