Alberta sold 20,860.26 hectares of P&NG leases and licences in the August 23 land sale, bringing in $10.73 million. There were no oilsands parcels on this date. This brings the total cumulative bonus paid to-date for the year in the province to $336.11 million.
August 28, 2023, 8:33 AM MDT
In the July 12 land sale, the province sold 26,016 hectares of P&NG leases and licences bringing in $7.96 million. In addition, 1,152 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $0.29 million. This brings the total cumulative bonus paid to-date for the year in Alberta to $241.38 million.
July 17, 2023, 6 AM MDT
In the June 28, 2023 land sale, the province sold 13,968 hectares of P&NG leases and licenses, bringing in $7.99 million. Additionally, 2,880 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $0.53 million. This brings the total cumulative bonus paid to-date for the year in Alberta to $233.13 million.
July 4, 2023, 6 AM MDT
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. plans to expand its extended-reach horizontal drilling program in the Deep Basin to new targets in 2023 as the company continues to focus on managing costs and improving well productivity, president and chief executive officer JP Lachance said at its annual meeting last week.
June 19, 2023, 7:53 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc. invested $9.1 million in exploration and development spending in Q1 to drill, complete, equip and tie-in a two (1.0 net) well pad at East Edson, targeting the Wilrich formation, and install related pipeline infrastructure.
May 5, 2023, 12 AM MDT
In the April 5 land sale, the province sold 109,222 hectares of P&NG leases and licences for a total bonus of $25.67 million. In addition, 9,876 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $1.89 million.
April 10, 2023, 9:05 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc.'s board of directors has approved exploration and development capital spending of $25 - $32 million for full year 2023, including $8 to $10 million to be spent in the first quarter to drill two (1.0 net) wells at East Edson and related pipeline infrastructure.
March 3, 2023, 9:31 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
After more than 21 years with Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. — including 15 as the company’s top executive — now retired Darren Gee handed over the reins to JP Lachance as 2022 came to a close, confident that the time was right and the succession plan had been ideally executed for the transition to be successful.
January 9, 2023, 6 AM MST
While its official 2023 budget is still being finalized, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. currently anticipates an organic capital program of $425–$475 million, which will use between four and five drilling rigs throughout the year.
November 10, 2022, 11:35 AM MST
Perpetual Energy Inc.'s board of directors approved a capital budget of $29–$32 million for 2023, including $5–$7 million to be spent in the first quarter for pipeline infrastructure and to drill two (1.0 net) wells at East Edson.
November 8, 2022, 12 AM MST
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
The province sold 13,712 hectares of P&NG licences and leases in the Sept. 7 land sale bringing in $2.85 million. Additionally, 10,491 hectares of oilsands leases sold for $2.88 million. This brings the total cumulative bonus paid to-date in Alberta to $292.5 million.
September 12, 2022, 8:40 AM MDT
Despite an extremely wet June that hampered operations, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.’s Q2 output increased 17 per cent year-over-year as an increased capital expenditure program over the past year helped pad volumes.
August 11, 2022, 11:19 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc. forecasts exploration and development capital expenditures of $29 – $32 million for full year 2022, up slightly from previous guidance of $28 to $30 million released on May 4, 2022, to be fully funded from adjusted funds flow.
August 3, 2022, 3:28 PM MDT
An active capital program and robust liquids and natural gas prices backstopped Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.’s strong Q1 results as the company boosted output and financial metrics in the period.
May 12, 2022, 11:19 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc. saw production levels increase for Q1 2022 thanks to nine (4.5-net) East Edson liquids-rich Wilrich gas wells brought on production during last year, which were partially offset by the Q3 2021 sale of Clearwater assets to Rubellite Energy Inc.
May 5, 2022, 2:19 PM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc.'s board of directors has approved exploration and development capital spending of up to $28 million for 2022 to be fully funded from adjusted funds flow.
March 15, 2022, 4:14 PM MDT
Subsequent to year end 2021, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. successfully negotiated and closed the purchase of a private junior producer in the Brazeau River area for $22 million.
March 9, 2022, 4:13 PM MST
Exploration and development capital spending for Perpetual Energy Inc. for full year 2021 is expected to be $15 to $18 million, excluding spending recorded in Perpetual's consolidated third quarter financial statements related to Rubellite Energy Inc.'s Clearwater assets prior to the effective date of the plan of arrangement.
November 12, 2021, 6:13 AM MST
In its first comprehensive ESG report, Deep Basin natural gas producer Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. has set new short-term targets for environmental performance in its environment, social and governance reporting.
October 26, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc. and Rubellite Energy Inc. are both expected to have active capital programs over the balance of the year.
August 17, 2021, 6:59 AM MDT
Bonavista Energy Corporation has set a target to spend between $100 million and $120 million – with the majority allocated to its West Central core area – on its exploration and development (E&D) program in 2020.
February 14, 2020, 6 PM MST
The oil and gas industry in Canada is founded upon a tremendous history of exploration, beginning in the mid-19th century in southern Ontario and expanding across the country throughout the 20th century.
August 20, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT
Perpetual Energy Inc. has reduced its 2019 capital expenditure and adjusted funds flow guidance from $21–$25 million and $22–$27 million, respectively, to $18–$21 million for each due to the 15 per cent decline in NYMEX natural gas price expectations for the remainder of 2019.
August 1, 2019, 10:36 AM MDT