Drilling & Completions


​Tenaris establishes new yard near Estavan, SK

Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:28 AM MST

It’s hard to miss the new, very well-lit pipe yard at Bienfait, Sask., especially at night. Just east of Estavan,…

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New coalition seeks to create a compelling LNG narrative for Canada

Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 2:35 PM MST

The bold assertion: Canada's oil and gas industry long ago lost control over the opposing narrative forces that have shaped…

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​Sable Offshore Energy Project permanently shuts down after nearly 20 years

Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 7:25 AM MST

HALIFAX — A government agency says all production from the Sable Offshore Energy Project off the coast of Nova Scotia…

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​Canada's rig count plunges by more than half in two weeks

Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 7:23 AM MST

Where have all the rigs gone?While the U.S. continues to add oil and natural gas drilling rigs despite the recent…

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​U.S. shale explorers boost work again despite oil price dive

Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 7:14 AM MST

Oil producers again boosted U.S. drilling this week despite the biggest quarterly drop in oil prices since 2014.Working U.S. oil…

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​Trump agency takes major step toward arctic refuge oil drilling

Friday, December 21, 2018, 7:10 AM MST

The Trump administration will take a major step toward drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with an analysis of…

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JWN’s top 10 oil and gas news stories of 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 7:30 AM MST

We’ve reached the last week in 2018 of daily oil and gas news publishing on jwnenergy.com. To say it has…

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​Whitecap Resources unveils cautious $450 million capital budget

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 7:04 AM MST

CALGARY — Oil and gas producer Whitecap Resources Inc. says it will choke back spending in the first half of…

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​Oil plunge threatens even some Permian Basin economics

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 7:03 AM MST

The plunge in U.S. oil prices has wells in some parts of the Permian Basin below break-even levels, threatening to…

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​Alberta’s country anthem: We May Be Hurtin’…But We Ain’t Dyin’

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:52 PM MST

Photo by Gavin WhitnerThings have devolved into such a state of ridiculous zaniness on Canada's energyscape that perhaps it's time…

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Exxon overtakes rivals to become top Permian driller

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7:06 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin, showing the urgency with…

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