Special Reports & Infographics

DOB Infographic: Montney oil players building momentum

This infographic contains insights about licensing and drilling activity, well performance across several fields, decline rates and future opportunities.

DOB Infographic: Charlie Lake Rising

The DOB’s Charlie Lake infographic looks at licensing, drilling and production trends in the play, and also reviews technology-driven productivity shifts and M&A activity.

DOB Infographic: Duvernay – Pushing the boundaries

The DOB’s Duvernay infographic looks at licensing, drilling and production trends in the play, and also reviews recent completion strategies.

DOB Infographic: Comeback in the Cardium?

This infographic looks at licensing, drilling and production trends in the Cardium to get a sense of operator intentions. It also reviews completions technologies, and future technologies and developments that could play a role in revitalizing the play.

DOB Infographic: 2022 Guidance – Major spending increases expected from North American producers

Following a year that saw significant increases in cash flow generated across the North American upstream industry, many Canadian and U.S. producers have set larger capital spending budgets for 2022.

DOB Infographic: Capturing the Clearwater

Developed using multilateral wells without stimulation, the Clearwater presents compelling economics and quick return on investment. Well licensing and drilling skyrocketed in 2021 as operators moved to take advantage of rising oil prices. Consolidation in the Clearwater continues while exploration to expand the play from its base at Marten Hills and Nipisi accelerates.

Delivery time in the Duvernay: Higher commodity prices, new entrants, and improved well strategies could drive growth in challenging Alberta shale play

This report examines licensing, drilling, completions and production trends in the Duvernay formation (including East Duvernay) in the context of improving oil and gas pricing fundamentals.

Digging into the Deep Basin: Field activity, production and completion trends in a volatile natural gas market

This report examines licensing, drilling, completions and production trends in the Spirit River and Cardium formations and sub-members across 66 fields in the context of a volatile and uncertain North American natural gas market.

Cash usage by North American oil and gas producers - Q3 2021

Analysis of free cash flow, capital spending, shareholder returns and debt repayments.

Measuring the Montney: Key insights into financial performance, field activity and deal-making

Wild price volatility, market access issues, investor demands for return of capital, rising ESG concerns and uncertainty over the pace of the energy transition — Montney operators have faced a long list of obstacles as they recover from the COVID-19 crisis. But in the short and mid-term, signs of positive growth in the resource play straddling the Alberta/British Columbia border are everywhere.

2019 Oil & Gas Survey Outlook Report

Pessimism reigns amongst Canadian oil and gas producers, according to the 2019 Daily Oil Bulletin Industry Survey.

2019 Service & Supply Survey Outlook Report

Last year was a disappointing one for the Canadian oilfield service industry as a whole, and 2019 will be even worse based on results of this year's outlook survey.

How hedging will impact Q4 results in the U.S. upstream sector

Evaluate Energy’s new hedging activity report examines how oil and gas investors and analysts can expect E&P companies’ hedging activity to impact Q4 results.

Price volatility and impacts on setting guidance: 10 highlights from Guidance 2019 reports

This report summarizes key trends in 2019 guidance, as reported in company announcements published from mid-November 2018 to Jan. 25, 2019.

Montney vs Deep Basin: Which of Canada’s two biggest natural gas resource plays has the edge?

This study looks at overall activity levels in the Montney and Deep Basin during 2016 and 2017. It also compares nine companies with the majority of their production in the Montney and five companies with the majority of their production in the Deep Basin area of Alberta.

Oilweek 2018 Top 100: An Uneven Recovery

Canada’s publicly traded oil and gas producers saw a major turnaround in their fortunes in 2017 as higher prices and lower costs resulted in a combined $12.4 billion in net income, compared to a combined loss of around $1.8 billion in 2016.

Duvernay vs. Eagle Ford Is the Duvernay catching up to the prolific south Texas shale play?

This study compares the early stage development of the Duvernay shale play in Alberta with the later stage development of the Eagle Ford shale play in Texas, looking for similarities and differences between the two plays. It looks at the geology of both plays, activity in each play since its inception, and how productivity has improved.

Duvernay Report: Managing the Curve

This study reviews early stage development of the Duvernay shale play in Alberta, with a special focus on liquids development in the Kaybob and the East Duvernay shale. It looks at the geology of the play, activity in each play since its inception, and how capital efficiencies have improved through the evolution of drilling and completions technology. It then looks at operational challenges facing Duvernay producers and potential solutions to ensure profitability in the long term.

Montney vs. Marcellus: Cost Benchmarking Study, Q2 2017

This study — brought to you by the Daily Oil Bulletin and CanOils, and sponsored by Halliburton — compares nine companies with the majority of their production in the Montney and seven companies with the majority of their output in the Marcellus.

Evaluate Energy: Global Quarterly M&A Report - Q3 2021

Upstream M&A spending reached $44 billion during Q3 based on deals announced between July and September.

LNG: Canada's Supply Chain Opportunities - Special Report 4

Canadian LNG facilities are expected to generate opportunities in construction and operations, new pipeline and midstream construction and operations, as well as in upstream exploration and development. Click to directly view this free report today!

Building Trust: Canadian LNG Developers & First Nations - Special Report 3

In Canada’s LNG sector, the companies that have succeeded in moving their projects forward spent considerable time and resources on First Nations consultation and engagement. Click to directly view this free report today!

Canada's Green LNG Advantage - Special Report 2

By leveraging its abundant renewable energy resources and incentivizing production of the world’s lowest greenhouse gas-emitting liquefied natural gas (LNG), Canada can develop its LNG industry while meeting its climate goals, concludes a report examining the unique “green” advantages the country possesses.

Global Upstream M&A Report – Q3 2019

Evaluate Energy’s latest global M&A review shows how easing oil prices prompted a sluggish response among upstream M&A dealmakers in Q3 2019.

LNG: Canada's Global Market Opportunity - Special Report 1

This report examines how Canadian gas supplies — delivered to worldwide markets through LNG export terminals on the West Coast and the East Coast — can help meet burgeoning market demand and offer a transformative opportunity for struggling producers.

Daily Oil Bulletin/KPMG 2019 Top Operators Report

Canada’s publicly traded oil and gas producers reported a 10 per cent increase in production in 2018 compared with the previous year, but the increase didn’t translate into stronger earnings. 

Building A Collaborative Culture: Energy Excellence Awards 2019 Report

How the Daily Oil Bulletin Energy Excellence Awards nominees worked together to answer oil and gas challenges in Canada.

Global Upstream M&A Report - Q2 2019

Evaluate Energy’s latest M&A review for Q2 2019 shows that $91 billion of new upstream oil and gas M&A deals were secured during the quarter — virtually nine times greater than the disappointing $10.4 billion total value in Q1.

Latin America: Assessing the impact of oil prices and the political climate on upstream M&A activity

This report from Sproule, the Daily Oil Bulletin and Evaluate Energy shows how politics and fluctuating oil prices continue to dominate headlines and influence appetite for investment in Latin America’s upstream oil and gas industry.

Global Upstream M&A Report – Q1 2019

Global upsteam oil and gas M&A deals only reached $9.8 billion in a dismal Q1 2019.

Global Upstream M&A Report – Annual 2018

Despite some positive signs of stability in oil and gas markets during 2018, overall M&A deal spending globally fell to its lowest level in at least a decade.

Global LNG Market Review

Evaluate Energy’s latest report provides a detailed look at the current state of the global LNG market and its future prospects. The report highlights the major growing LNG import markets that the world’s rising numbers of LNG producers will hope to target and the challenges that new or expansion projects will face worldwide. The report highlights the North American LNG export projects that are most likely to reach completion over the coming years and also shows how the introduction of LNG has altered the relationship between Russia and some of its key European natural gas export markets.

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