Reserve evaluators such as Sproule Associates Limited, Deloitte, GLJ Ltd. and McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd., among other industry watchers, updated their commodity forecasts at year-end 2020 and the largest hikes were for near-term AECO assumptions.
February 16, 2021, 5:35 AM MST
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. is acquiring a large royalty portfolio, which will consolidate a significant fee mineral title position in Western Canada.
February 8, 2021, 2:43 PM MST
Spartan Delta Corp. firmed up its capital spending guidance for 2021 to $43 million from a previous range of $40 million-$43 million.
January 6, 2021, 6:09 AM MST
While specifics of its 2021 budget are not yet finalized, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.’s president and CEO says the company is currently considering a 2021 capital program of $300-$350 million which would be funded entirely from free cash flow.
November 12, 2020, 10:47 AM MST
Spartan Delta Corp.’s capital expenditures are budgeted to be $40 – $43 million in 2021 and are expected to be fully funded by cash provided by operating activities.
November 5, 2020, 6:29 AM MST
Following the closing of what it called a “transformational acquisition” in the second quarter, Spartan Delta Corp. is aiming to capitalize on both organic growth and strategic acquisitions.
August 20, 2020, 9:42 AM MDT
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. currently has four drilling rigs doing the job of three — operating intermittently in the Greater Sundance and Brazeau core areas. Those rigs could drill 40-per-cent more wells than is planned for 2020, and the company expects them to be at full utilization in 2021 with an expanded capital program.
August 13, 2020, 11:05 AM MDT
When it comes to its nine natural gas plants connected with an extensive pipeline network, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.’s focus of late has been on attracting nearby third-party volumes, says the chief operating officer.
July 10, 2020, 7:20 AM MDT
Spartan Delta Corp.’s current production is estimated at 26,000 boe/d, primarily from the Ferrier and Willesden Green areas, compared to 25,000 boe/d (30 per cent oil and natural gas liquids) estimated at the time of closing the Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. transaction five weeks ago.
July 6, 2020, 5:59 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has cancelled a public hearing on an application from Peyto Exploration and Development Corp. for a pooling order in the Sundance area in northwest Alberta
June 3, 2020, 9:02 AM MDT
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. says preparation for and reaction to the sweeping global pandemic dominated the first quarter of 2020 and forced the company to reduce spending and alter its drilling plans.
May 13, 2020, 11:16 AM MDT
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. incurred a rare first quarter net loss and reduced output as the double impact of COVID-19 related demand destruction and an exceedingly weak commodity price environment battered the bottom line and negatively affected operations.
May 13, 2020, 11:34 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing on an application from Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. under the Oil and Gas Conservation Act for a compulsory pooling order for the production of gas and associated petroleum products in a drilling spacing unit in 35-55-22W5.
April 28, 2020, 7:11 AM MDT
Liquids production at Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. was up 13 per cent for the year and nine per cent in the fourth quarter despite lower total production as the company reported its 20th consecutive year of profitability.
March 5, 2020, 11:33 AM MST
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. said that on Nov. 8, 2019, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) delisted the common shares of Bellatrix as a result of the company’s initiation of creditor protection proceedings, as previously announced on Oct. 2, 2019.
November 14, 2019, 10:33 AM MST
Depending on prices, Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. is looking at going back into the field by the end of September to drill two to five net wells at its Spirit River liquids-rich natural gas play, says its chief executive.
August 8, 2019, 11:03 AM MDT
IHS Markit is forecasting 40 per cent production growth in light oil production in the next three to five years that will come not from the usual suspects — like the Montney, Duvernay and Spirit River — but from surprisingly profitable plays flying under the radar.
June 5, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. says it continues to focus on improving capital efficiencies from its invested capital through the combination of reduced capital costs and improved well performance.
May 17, 2019, 6 AM MDT
While Bonavista Energy Corporation is a strong believer in the long-term future of natural gas, the next couple of years could be rough, the company’s chief executive warned Thursday.
May 3, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.’s production volumes in the fourth quarter of 2018 averaged 35,001 boe/d (71 per cent natural gas weighted), up four per cent from third quarter 2018 volumes of 33,530 boe/d but down from Q4 2017 volumes of 37,077 boe/d.
March 15, 2019, 3:47 AM MDT
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. estimates that about $1.3 billion in third-party capital was spent drilling and completing wells on its lands in 2018, up from $1.1 billion a year earlier.
February 12, 2019, 8:05 AM MST
Natural gas weighted Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. says the remainder of its 2018 capital program will stay flexible and will focus on development of the Spirit River liquids-rich natural gas play and higher liquids weighted opportunities in the Cardium.
November 5, 2018, 8:21 AM MST
A continued focus on liquids-rich development and consistent ethane recovery increased Bonavista Energy Corporation’s production weighting of oil and natural gas liquids to 30 per cent of total output in the third quarter of 2018, up from 26 per cent in the second quarter of this year.
November 5, 2018, 10:50 AM MST
The Alberta government generated $25.44 million in bonus bids on Wednesday, with large Duvernay parcels central to the auction, which is a recurring theme.
August 23, 2018, 7:42 AM MDT
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.’s Spirit River wells continue to outperform budget expectations, resulting in lower sustaining capital requirements for the remainder of 2018.
August 3, 2018, 8:45 AM MDT