Dealing with low-level radioactive material associated with oil and natural gas production is nothing new for the Canadian producers.
September 28, 2017, 6 AM MDT
XB: PetroChina blend. That’s the name of the oil that is now flowing from just north of Fort McMurray to Edmonton from the new PetroChina Canada (formerly Brion Energy) MacKay River SAGD project.
September 27, 2017, 6 AM MDT
Rutter Inc. has announced the successful completion of a collaborative initiative with Statoil Canada Ltd. and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to improve offshore oil and gas operations in harsh environments with ice conditions.
September 26, 2017, 10:14 AM MDT
While it was not specifically created to deal with oil and gas industry challenges, a new facility in Richmond, B.C., to test carbon capture and conversion technologies will focus much of its efforts on problems specific to the high emitting oilsands—specifically making production less carbon intensive.
September 21, 2017, 6 AM MDT
Encana Corporation is actually thinking inside the box with its innovative multi-well technique called ‘the cube,’ which maximizes efficiency, reduces cycle time and delivers lower drilling costs.
September 20, 2017, 6 AM MDT
Fibre optic sensors represent an important tool not only for actually detecting and preventing pipeline leaks, but also potentially for promoting the superior and safe quality of modern pipelines for a province that needs to get its oil and gas resources to new markets.
September 20, 2017, 9:34 AM MDT
A new partnership involving Canada’s largest oilsands producers is supporting research to “innovate the innovation process” — a move aimed at reducing the environmental impacts of the sector while improving long-term competitiveness.
September 19, 2017, 11:19 AM MDT
Hunting plc’s Titan Division and ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company entered into a joint agreement in 2015 to develop autonomous tool technology that creates a revolutionary step change in well completion and P&A.
September 18, 2017, 9:16 AM MDT
Steam-based extraction revolutionized Alberta’s in-situ oilsands industry with SAGD ballooning from no large-scale commercial production in 2000 to more than 800,000 bbls a day in about 15 years.
September 11, 2017, 12 AM MDT
Almost a decade ago the Japanese government pitched the Alberta government on the idea of a jointly sponsored demonstration of a potential new solvent for bitumen recovery.
September 11, 2017, 12 AM MDT
If Canadian oil and gas companies are committed to the transition of energy towards a decarbonized economy, they need to give a hand to smaller service companies who have ideas on how to do that, the president of Shell Canada said Saturday.
September 11, 2017, 8:17 AM MDT
Assuming it works as researchers at the University of Calgary have demonstrated in the laboratory, Ian Gates’s self-sealing bitumen balls represent a potential breakthrough for Alberta’s energy sector as it struggles to get product to market and compete for investment dollars.
September 8, 2017, 12 AM MDT
Alberta oilsands producers need to take action sooner rather than later to minimize the potential for shut-in production before new global limits on the sulphur content of ship fuel take effect in 2020, says a veteran energy consultant.
September 6, 2017, 11:25 AM MDT
NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. has finalized its acquisition of Spectrum Tracer Services, LLC.
September 1, 2017, 4:01 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
August 28, 2017, 5:40 AM MDT
For the second time since starting it up last year, MEG Energy Corp. is seeking to expand a pilot of its take on SAGD inventor Roger Butler’s solvent-based oilsands extraction method.
August 24, 2017, 10:30 AM MDT
Microsoft and Halliburton announced plans to enter into a strategic alliance to drive digital transformation across the oil and gas industry.
August 22, 2017, 7:33 AM MDT
Ironhorse Oil & Gas Inc. and Pond Technologies Inc. have entered into an arm's-length non-binding letter of intent to complete a business combination by way of takeover bid.
August 15, 2017, 3:35 AM MDT
Peloton Computer Enterprises announced an investment led by Silver Lake Kraftwerk, a fund of Silver Lake.
August 15, 2017, 7:48 AM MDT
Pason Systems Inc. generated consolidated revenue of $55.8 million in the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 105 per cent from the same period in 2016.
August 10, 2017, 12 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
Pure Technologies Ltd. expects to invest an additional $1.5 million in tracking equipment this year for its oil and gas segment (PureHM), with even more capital expenditures anticipated over time to generate additional opportunities in that flourishing business.
August 8, 2017, 12 AM MDT
3esi-Enersight has have formed a partnership with GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd. to develop a next generation oil and gas reserves evaluation and management solution.
August 3, 2017, 7:43 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