Drilling & Completions

Precision Drilling reports $95.8M Q1 profit, revenue up nearly 60% from year ago

Thursday, April 27, 2023, 6:06 AM MDT

Precision Drilling Corp. reported a first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago as its revenue rose nearly 60…

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Judge orders US to resume oil, gas leasing in North Dakota

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 7:07 AM MDT

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. government to resume oil and gas lease sales on federal lands in North Dakota,…

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Alberta auditor general seeks reforms to how province manages oilpatch liabilities

Friday, March 24, 2023, 6:22 AM MDT

Alberta's system for managing environmental risks from old oilpatch facilities still hasn't spelled out how it will collect security to…

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Precision Drilling reports $3.5M Q4 profit, revenue up more than 70%

Friday, February 10, 2023, 6:04 AM MST

Precision Drilling Corp. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $3.5 million compared with a loss of $27.3 million a year ago…

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Analysis: Drilling and productivity in the Duvernay’s Kaybob and Two Creek

Thursday, February 2, 2023, 9:30 AM MST

The Duvernay shale play shows no sign of slowing down in the Kaybob and Two Creek areas based on wells…

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Alberta landowners fear repeat of orphan well crisis as renewable energy booms

Monday, January 30, 2023, 6:02 AM MST

Once bitten, twice shy. It's an old adage that explains why Jason Schneider, the elected reeve of Vulcan County, Alta.,…

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Montney completions analysis: Plug & perf vs. sliding sleeve as operators seek productivity gains and efficiency

Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 9:30 AM MST

Leading Montney operators are using a mix of completion technologies including sliding sleeve, ball & seat and plug & perf…

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'How a fox would design a henhouse': Alberta rural leaders on oil well cleanup plan

Sunday, November 13, 2022, 4:40 PM MST

The head of the Rural Municipalities of Alberta says an oil and gas industry proposal to grant the industry royalty…

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Precision Drilling returns to profitability as oil and gas sector picks up pace

Friday, October 28, 2022, 6 AM MDT

Increased activity in the North American oil and gas sector helped Calgary-based Precision Drilling Corp. return to profitability during the…

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Falling oil prices to spur lower taxes for North Dakota drillers

Monday, October 24, 2022, 2:42 PM MDT

Unless oil prices increase dramatically in the remaining days of October, North Dakota's treasury won't be banking the benefits of…

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Surge in commodity prices brings drilling boom to Alberta

Friday, October 21, 2022, 6:54 AM MDT

Alberta’s oil and gas producers have drilled more wells this year than they did in all of 2021 as companies…

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Alberta-Ukraine energy dialogue webinar, Sept. 15

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6 AM MDT

Canadian oilfield services companies are among the most technologically progressive and cost-conscious in the world. So, too, are the engineering,…

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