R.P. Stastny

Paul (R.P.) Stastny is a staff writer with JWN. He researches, interviews and writes about all facets of the oil and gas industry, following its trends, people and technology.


Bruce Edgelow’s career spanned ATB Financial’s transition into the big leagues

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 8:09 PM MDT

Here’s the gist of what ATB Financial’s former vice-president of strategic initiatives, Bruce Edgelow, had to say to the audience…

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Sproule adjusts forecast and pushes oil price recovery to 2019

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:48 PM MDT

Sproule has revised its oil price forecast, anticipating higher U.S. production growth in 2018. In its May 31 forecast, the…

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The number of electric cars rises to two million in 2016

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 2:06 PM MDT

Two million electric vehicles (EVs) were on the world’s roads in 2016, according to the latest edition of the International…

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Offshore wind market to reach US$55 billion by 2022

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 11:23 AM MDT

The offshore wind market is projected to reach US$55.11 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 15.32…

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Here’s what the former Laricina CEO doesn’t like about Pembina’s criticism of solvents in the oilsands

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 10:37 AM MDT

The addition of a hydrocarbon to more efficiently produce a hydrocarbon reservoir doesn’t introduce any meaningful environmental consequences that didn’t…

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​Trilogy Energy using Calfrac’s new frac fluid to improve Montney operations

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 10:22 AM MDT

In a downturn, new technologies can end up between a rock and hard place. Producers may need better production at…

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Keyera to proceed with new $470 million gas complex near Grande Prairie

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 10:51 PM MDT

Keyera Corp. is moving ahead with the first phase of its Wapiti natural gas gathering and processing complex south of…

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Tourmaline taps three new liquids rich opportunities within its existing core areas

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 7:06 AM MDT

Tourmaline Oil says it is advancing three new "extensive" exploration and production opportunities within its existing core complexes at Brazeau…

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​Husky’s 5-year plan charts profitable growth through low commodity prices

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6 PM MDT

Husky Energy expects to grow funds from operations in its two core businesses at a compounded rate of nine per…

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​Producers continue to up the ante in the Montney

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:55 PM MDT

Mark Oberstoetter, lead analyst for upstream research at Wood Mackenzie in Calgary, recently called the Montney “Canada’s bellweather play.” Here’s…

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​Former Trinidad Drilling CEO Lyle Whitmarsh will lead post-takeover Savanna Energy Services

Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:38 PM MDT

Lyle Whitmarsh has been appointed as president of Savanna Energy Services, following Total Energy Services’ drawn-out $444 million hostile takeover…

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Bellatrix budgeting for drilling and completion cost increases

Friday, May 19, 2017, 1:03 PM MDT

Bellatrix Exploration says that while it hasn't experienced any pinch points in the availability of drilling and completions services, it…

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