Drilling & Completions


U.S. revives proposal for new oil, gas drilling in California

Friday, May 10, 2019, 2:45 PM MDT

The U.S. federal government wants to reopen over 1.7 million acres in California to oil and gas drilling that includes…

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​Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2:51 PM MDT

(The Canadian Press) — The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident,…

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Meet the 2019 Daily Oil Bulletin Energy Excellence Award champions

Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:41 AM MDT

Canada’s energy industry champions in operational and project excellence, innovation and research excellence, and exporting excellence were announced on Thursday…

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Canada's drilling forecast lowered by another 300 wells

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada has cut its 2019 drilling forecast by 300 wells, just three months after slashing…

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The best in oilfield services and manufacturing exporting excellence

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT

These Energy Excellence Awards finalists say that finding a niche is key to exporting success. Citadel Drilling: Expanding in the…

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​Packers Plus patent infringement claim denied by appeal court

Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

CALGARY — Fracking technology firm Packers Plus has been handed another setback in its attempt to defend its patent on…

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​Precision reports lowest-ever Canadian revenue percentage as reliance on U.S. grows

Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

CALGARY — Strong growth in U.S. oilfield activity made up for declines on the Canadian side of the border as…

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​Precision Drilling reports first quarter profit, revenue up from year ago

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:03 AM MDT

CALGARY — Precision Drilling Corp. says it earned a profit in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year…

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2019 Oil & Gas Survey Outlook Report: Capital spending declining, cost controls tightening

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:57 AM MDT

The outlook for capital spending in Canadian oil and gas is trending downward, according to the 2019 Daily Oil Bulletin…

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Tight oil, shale gas revolution continues to drive innovation in drilling through completions

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

The shale gas and tight oil revolution was a technological one, built on advances in horizontal drilling and multistage fracturing…

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Canada’s drilling company count tumbles by 40% on acquisitions, insolvencies

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT

CALGARY — A research report by AltaCorp Capital shows the number of companies actively drilling in Canada has declined by…

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​The best in oilpatch cleantech innovation and research

Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

Cleantech has a bright future in the oilpatch. Easily the largest collection of candidates for the inaugural Energy Excellence Awards…

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