Strong and steady drilling activity on its royalty lands helped PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. to another strong quarter and led to the company posting its sixth consecutive quarter of record third-party leasing.
April 18, 2023, 8:56 AM MDT
Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. reported record production and matched corporate guidance with a fourth quarter 2022 average of 12,514 boe/d (96 per cent oil and NGL), compared to 7,279 boe/d (95 per cent oil and NGL) in the fourth quarter of 2021, an increase of 72 per cent.
March 30, 2023, 10:05 AM MDT
Production in the Viking and Shaunavon tight oil plays in western Saskatchewan is down 29 per cent and 27.5 per cent, respectively, from 2018 highs. Neither area has recovered from the pandemic of 2020, but the rate of decline is leveling off.
March 15, 2023, 12 AM MDT
Saskatchewan’s oilpatch was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent oil price crash in early 2020, with production declining by almost 70,000 bbls/d by year-end as wells were shut-in and field activity collapsed.
March 13, 2023, 12 AM MDT
In total, 1,057 gross wells were drilled on Freehold Royalties Ltd.’s royalty lands in 2022, a 61 per cent increase versus 2021.
March 2, 2023, 12 AM MST
Four months into his tenure as the president and CEO of Baytex Energy Corp., Eric Greager says he’s gotten the lay of the land and developed a strong sense of what the path forward will be for the oil-weighted producer under his leadership.
February 27, 2023, 9:17 AM MST
Baytex Energy Corp.’s president and CEO Eric Greager says 2022 was “an exciting year for Baytex” as the company delivered strong operating results, generated record free cash flow, further strengthened its balance sheet and initiated direct shareholder returns.
February 24, 2023, 10:55 AM MST
In 2022, Obsidian Energy Ltd. undertook the largest development program in several years.
February 23, 2023, 6:43 AM MST
It was another active quarter for third-party operators across PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.’s royalty properties.
February 6, 2023, 2:24 PM MST
Obsidian Energy Ltd. is planning $260–$270 million in capital expenditures for development and exploration/appraisal activities in 2023, plus an additional $26–$28 million in decommissioning expenditures that accelerates its asset retirement obligations.
January 31, 2023, 8:20 AM MST
Obsidian Energy Ltd. reported a substantial increase in its reserve values and volumes for 2022 over 2021, replacing reserves across all categories.
January 31, 2023, 9:11 AM MST
In Alberta’s Jan. 11 land sale, the first sale for 2023, the province sold 51,313.2 hectares of P&NG leases and licenses bringing in $26.74 million. Additionally, 12,672 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $4.85 million. This brings the total cumulative bonus paid to-date for the year in Alberta to $31.59 million.
January 16, 2023, 12 AM MST
Since the end of the third quarter, Obsidian Energy Ltd. rig released an additional 14.0 wells (13.4 net), including four Cardium wells (4.0 net) in Willesden Green, three Cardium wells (2.9 net) and one vertical Devonian well (0.5 net) in Pembina, and five Bluesky wells (5.0 net) and one Clearwater well (1.0 net) in Peace River.
December 16, 2022, 6:59 AM MST
The third quarter of 2022 was the most active drilling period in Saturn Oil & Gas Inc.’s history.
November 10, 2022, 12 AM MST
Freehold Royalties Ltd. reported 304 gross wells were drilled on its royalty lands in Q3-2022, a 70 per cent increase versus the same period in 2021.
November 9, 2022, 12 AM MST
Obsidian Energy Ltd. has bumped up its capital expenditure range.
November 8, 2022, 7 AM MST
It was the passing of the torch during Baytex Energy Corp.’s Q3 results conference call Friday, as now retired president and CEO Ed LaFehr delivered the quarterly rundown to analysts for the last time and his successor, Eric Greager, assumed the top role.
November 7, 2022, 12 AM MST
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. had an “exceptionally busy” quarter across its royalty properties as third-party operators spud 134 per cent more wells on company lands compared to Q2 and a 48 per cent increase compared to the comparative period last year.
October 25, 2022, 10 AM MDT
Whitecap Resources Inc. laid out a 2023 capital investment budget of $900–$950 million and average production guidance of 170,000–172,000 boe/d (64 per cent liquids), resulting in significant free funds flow for elevated shareholder returns in 2023, said the company.
September 28, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The province sold 26,585.65 hectares of P&NG leases and licenses in the Sept. 21 land sale, bringing in $15.79 million. Additionally, 1,024 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $136,000.
September 27, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Obsidian Energy Ltd. announced the full repayment of the $30.0 million non-revolving term loan from free cash flow from operations.
September 13, 2022, 5:57 AM MDT
Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. generated record quarterly petroleum and natural gas sales of $82.2 million on production of 7,324 boe/d.
August 19, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Spartan Delta Corp.’s capital expenditures before A&D were $91 million for the three months ended June 30, 2022, of which approximately 90 per cent was spent in the Montney as activity slowed in the Deep Basin through spring breakup.
August 10, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Improved productivity has kept supply costs stable, but inflation now hitting hard as service companies struggle to find solid ground
August 4, 2022, 6 AM MDT
Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.’s exploration and development capital expenditures for the second half of 2022 have been updated to a range of $160-$170 million, totalling $340-$360 million for the year.
July 29, 2022, 12 AM MDT