Darrell Stonehouse

Darrell Stonehouse is editor of Oilweek as well as JWN's Intelligence Publications. He joined the company in 1998 as editor of the Oil & Gas Inquirer, Oil & Gas Quarterly and Alberta Construction Magazine. In 2004, he was appointed managing editor of all JWN magazines.

In 2006, Darrell left the company to operate his own communications business, focused on custom publishing products. He rejoined JWN in 2011. Prior to joining JWN, Darrell was editor of Alberta Beef magazine. His work has also appeared in many other business publications, including Financial Post Magazine, Alberta Report, and a variety of agricultural publications.


Operators still finding ways to increase productivity: 2020 Top Operators Report

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

Canada’s oil and gas industry has been on a relentless pursuit of operational excellence for the last five years in…

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Top Operators Report: Liquidity the key to coming through the other side the COVID-19 crisis

Monday, July 20, 2020, 6 AM MDT

Managing the balance sheet and maintaining liquidity through the COVID-19 crisis will decide who comes out the other side intact…

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Top Operators Report: Size matters, but agility and ability to pivot just as important

Friday, July 17, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

Which companies are best positioned to weather the COVID-19 storm and emerge strong on the other side?“Larger and integrated companies…

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Top Operators Report: ​A long, hard road for oilfield services sector hit with COVID-19

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:22 AM MDT

Canada’s oilfield services sector has struggled the last five years. Activity levels plummeted as operators adjusted capital expenditures in light…

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2020 Top Operators report looks to industry’s post-pandemic future

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 11:49 AM MDT

Challenging.That’s KPMG National Energy Leader Michael McKerracher’s one-word description of the current state of Canada’s oil and gas industry.Over the…

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​KPMG leader guardedly optimistic that Canadian oil and gas may finally be finding firmer footing

Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 7:34 AM MDT

The last three years have been an uphill trek for Canada’s oil and gas producers. Persistently low global commodity prices,…

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Canada’s oilfield services exporters need to be aware of local content rules when targeting new markets

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 7:08 AM MDT

With capital investment in Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry stalled while awaiting new export capacity, oilfield service companies are…

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Oilweek's Top 100, sponsored by KPMG, reflects an industry still struggling to find solid footing

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7:08 AM MDT

Canada’s publicly traded oil and gas producers saw a major turnaround in their fortunes in 2017 as higher prices and…

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​Stagnant Canadian activity pushes service companies to look south for growth

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 5:56 PM MDT

With Canadian oil and gas production stranded due to a lack of market access, investment in Canada’s upstream industry has…

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​Reality bites: Meangingfully reducing GHG emissions will come from greening fossil fuels

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 4:47 PM MDT

Talk to the techno-optimists and they’ll tell you the world is on the cusp of an energy revolution, with renewable…

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​Duvernay enjoying a technological leap from lessons learned in Eagle Ford

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:19 PM MDT

Operators in Alberta’s Duvernay shale play have seen rapid technological advances, due in part to lessons learned in the prolific…

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​Oilfield services to continue cost-conscious recovery in 2018: JWN outlook survey

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:44 PM MDT

The third annual JWN Oil & Gas Service & Supply Outlook Survey finds the sector still in recovery mode, with…

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