Nsolv Corporation has completed the optimization phase of its pilot project, “with exceptional results.”
March 7, 2017, 6:50 AM MST
Alberta could become an international hub for development of new technology designed to produce profitable uses for carbon dioxide, the primary greenhouse gas blamed for creating climate change, say industry and government officials who announced financing for a new CO2 test facility in southeast Calgary.
March 6, 2017, 9:50 AM MST
Production Plus Energy Services Inc. says it is expanding its product line with the launch of a new retrievable HEAL Slickline System.
March 6, 2017, 8:56 AM MST
Typical of the industry, demand for Canyon Services Group Inc.’s services “far outweighs” its ability to supply crews as commodity prices improve and producers are putting them back to work, a conference call heard this morning.
March 3, 2017, 11:39 AM MST
While the U.S. energy technology market is large and potentially lucrative, offering a faster-paced, less risk-averse environment for early adoption of Canadian solutions in the energy space, companies considering a move into the U.S. would be wise to recognize and prepare for an American industry that is in many ways quite different than Canada’s.
March 3, 2017, 6 AM MST
Plans by the Trump administration to roll back climate change initiatives in the United States offer a tremendous opportunity for Canada if governments stay the course on climate change initiatives, industry members of a panel on clean hydrocarbon technologies agreed Thursday.
March 3, 2017, 3:54 AM MST
Oil and gas producers and service companies can benefit from digital solutions ranging from pipeline leak detection to avoiding cost overruns and delays on capital projects.
March 2, 2017, 3:45 AM MST
For those teams awarded $12 million in the second round of Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses, carbon emissions are not so much a problem as an opportunity.
March 2, 2017, 11:34 AM MST
Crescent Point Energy Corp. is currently outperforming its Q1 2017 guidance of 170,000 boe per day and the company intends to revisit its annual production guidance post spring breakup.
February 23, 2017, 11:55 AM MST
While methane-reducing technology can stand on its own, as is evident by Questor Technology Inc.’s organic growth and continued profitability after 23 years, government regulations help create an incentive for change that is hard to instill otherwise in an economy, says top brass.
February 23, 2017, 2:47 AM MST
First came water and steam power, then division of labour and mass production, followed by a period of automation and computerization. The current fourth industrial revolution represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the Internet of Systems.
February 21, 2017, 8:39 AM MST
Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) is holding a series of free workshops and information sessions on the technologies available to simultaneously reduce methane emissions and costs.
February 21, 2017, 8:29 AM MST
Zedi Inc. says its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform surpassed 1.25 million sensors monitored during the first week of February, with exceptionally strong growth through the last quarter of 2016, and the first five weeks of 2017.
February 21, 2017, 8:58 AM MST
A research project to determine the impacts of a diluted bitumen pipeline spill in Canadian Boreal lakes has received $794,290 in federal funding.
February 17, 2017, 9:50 AM MST
Engineers meeting in Calgary Wednesday focused on innovation as key to some of the oil industry’s pressing problems at a joint conference of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Canada.
February 16, 2017, 11:45 AM MST
Alberta’s recent oilpatch technology history is littered with partial upgrading processes that sounded promising, but never advanced to large-scale commercial development.
February 15, 2017, 6 AM MST
Stage Completions Inc. announced a record setting time and frac intensity for a well utilizing Stage's Bowhead II collet activated fracturing system, the continued successful expansion of Stage's footprint in numerous major unconventional formations, and the introduction of a fully dissolvable collet for the Stage System.
February 15, 2017, 3:18 AM MST
Cuts in capital spending in the Alberta oil and gas industry have the province’s oilfield service and technology sector looking to expand in export markets to maintain and grow their operations.
February 13, 2017, 6 AM MST
Pason Systems Inc. has been awarded a global license of Exxon Mobil Corporation's patented Drilling Advisory SystemTM (DAS).
February 10, 2017, 7:27 AM MST
Over the past decade, professor Zhangxing (John) Chen's high-tech laboratory has become the place to evaluate new ideas for extracting oil in safer, cleaner and cheaper ways.
February 7, 2017, 8:18 AM MST
Nabors Industries Ltd. and Weatherford International plc have agreed to form an alliance focused on delivering enhanced drilling solutions to the oil and gas land market in the Lower 48 states.
February 2, 2017, 8:48 AM MST
What a difference a year has made.
January 31, 2017, 7:23 AM MST
Cenovus Energy Inc. is introducing a new, simplified version of its oilsands projects’ well-pad design that is expected to have overall cost savings per well of between 35 and 50 per cent while maintaining safety, compliance and production.
January 31, 2017, 8:09 AM MST
Fear of failure, lack of sharing of ideas and an inability to tap into the tech start-up community and transform R&D into commercial products are hampering innovation and productivity improvement in the oil and gas sector, say industry insiders.
January 25, 2017, 6 AM MST
Steel corrosion costs the oil and gas sector between $3 billion and $7 billion in annual maintenance, repairs and replacement, with microbiologically-influenced corrosion responsible for at least 20 per cent, making a new collaborative research project aimed at addressing the issue of microbial-caused pipeline corrosion no small matter.
January 25, 2017, 6 AM MST