Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. recently installed and stimulated an open hole completion system in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq.
June 1, 2016, 10:48 AM MDT
Weatherford International plc announced today that its drilling services facility in Nisku, Alta., received API Specification Q2 certification.
May 31, 2016, 11:40 AM MDT
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. completed a “multi-cluster” stimulation in a cemented system, which simulated plug-and-perf operations in the Meramec formation within the STACK play of Oklahoma.
May 25, 2016, 8:12 AM MDT
Nine Energy Service, Inc. successfully completed 124 perforated stages in an 18,544-foot lateral (27,034 feet TMD) in Guernsey County, Ohio for Eclipse Resources, an independent E&P company in the Appalachian Basin.
May 19, 2016, 9:34 AM MDT
NXT Energy Solutions Inc. announced that Bev Stewart has joined the company as vice-president, finance and chief financial officer.
May 19, 2016, 9:38 AM MDT
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. announced the opening of its Global Technology and Training Center in Louisville, Colorado.
May 17, 2016, 8:42 AM MDT
Bayshore Petroleum Corp. announced on Dec. 9, 2015, that it had entered into an arms-length binding letter of intent (BLOI) to merge with E-T Energy Ltd., a private Alberta corporation with oilsands leases in the Poplar Creek area of Alberta.
May 17, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Despite a challenging economic climate for the Canadian oil and gas industry, PTAC set a new record for the number of projects launched in 2015 aiming to reduce both costs and the environmental footprint of the industry.
May 6, 2016, 11:14 AM MDT
NCS Multistage, an independent company focused on technology for use in multistage completions, announced that four patents have recently been issued by authorities in the U.S., Canada, and Ukraine covering proprietary design features utilized in the company's downhole completion tools and proprietary methods, which are used to safely and efficiently perform multistage completions in oil and gas wells.
May 4, 2016, 8:24 AM MDT
Bill 11 proposes to merge four existing Alberta Innovates corporations into one, the Alberta government announced Monday.
May 3, 2016, 8:42 AM MDT
What’s the best way to preheat a shallow SAGD reservoir where you can’t inject high-pressure steam? Cenovus Energy Inc. faced this question at its Grand Rapids reservoir in the Pelican Lake area of northern Alberta.
May 2, 2016, 6 AM MDT
With pundits predicting a future of low oil prices and carbon constraints, there’s been lots of talk lately about the need to drive down oilsands costs and carbon emissions.
April 29, 2016, 7:48 AM MDT
Energy Navigator announces the release today of Val Nav 6.6.2, which will allow Alberta stakeholders to preview the potential impacts of the Modernized Royalty Framework (MRF).
April 29, 2016, 8:43 AM MDT
Entero Corporation announced today it plans to release MOSAIC v2016 on April 28 to provide customers the ability to fully evaluate the changes presented in Alberta’s Modernized Royalty Framework (MRF).
April 26, 2016, 11:31 AM MDT
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. announced the successful completions of multiple wells in North Dakota's Bakken formation using advanced high frac intensity systems, specifically designed for extended reach wells.
April 22, 2016, 8:55 AM MDT
Offshore Canada, Schlumberger completed a total of 500 days and 10,000 cumulative operational hours on a multi-year integrated services contract for Statoil in deep water in the Flemish Pass, with no HSE incidents, the company noted in its Q1 report.
April 22, 2016, 8:54 AM MDT
IBM announced that Halliburton has adopted IBM Cloud to run its sophisticated reservoir simulation software to help it better understand how complex oil and gas fields might behave under different development scenarios.
April 21, 2016, 10:17 AM MDT
Growth in Canada’s clean technology industry has stalled and requires greater support from all government levels and the private sector in order to stimulate and help finance deployment of successful, commercialized clean-tech innovation, says an Analytica Advisors’ report released this morning.
April 19, 2016, 11:52 AM MDT
Alison Thompson didn’t take to geothermal resources promotion from an environmentalist perspective.
April 13, 2016, 9:44 AM MDT
April 13, 2016, 10:19 AM MDT
Oil and gas industry methane emissions from sources such as associated gas and gas wells, pneumatic devices and leaks, which together add up to a potent contributor to climate change, have come under the spotlight as nations ramp up efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
April 11, 2016, 7:33 AM MDT
FluidOil Limited, a provider of oil upgrading technology solutions, has completed the acquisition of the intellectual property of Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Energy Inc. as well as the acquisition of its Texas-based subsidiary Ivanhoe Energy Holdings Inc.
April 4, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Rework is a massive problem in Alberta. A staggering 10 to 40 per cent of capital project costs result from mismatches between engineering, fabrication and construction. There is an acute need to cut cost.
April 1, 2016, 8:57 AM MDT
In good times and bad, bringing innovation to the oilpatch can be a challenge.
March 31, 2016, 11:07 AM MDT
LNG exports off the West Coast could not only provide a market for Canadian natural gas, which is losing out to the Marcellus shale play in the United States, but it could open up additional opportunities for propane exports and new value-added petrochemical developments in Western Canada, an oil and gas symposium heard Tuesday.
March 16, 2016, 6 AM MDT