Drilling & Completions


Guyana oil production could surpass Venezuela, Mexico: WoodMac

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 7:08 AM MST

Thanks to ExxonMobil’s run of success in oil exploration offshore Guyana, the country is on a path to becoming a…

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​Energy Excellence Awards – nominate today

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 7:27 AM MST

With the Canadian energy industry apparently under siege, as it suffers from negatives such as wide heavy oil differentials, lack…

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​Oil and gas commission investigating quakes in northeast British Columbia

Monday, December 3, 2018, 7:34 AM MST

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission is investigating a series of earthquakes that one…

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U.S. oil explorers expand drilling as OPEC prepares to talk cuts

Monday, December 3, 2018, 7:23 AM MST

Oil explorers expanded drilling in American fields as OPEC and allied crude exporters prepared to discuss production controls and cratering…

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​7 things to know about Ensign’s acquisition of Trinidad Drilling

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:09 AM MST

Just a few weeks ago, it appeared that Precision Drilling’s friendly deal to acquire Trinidad Drilling would trump the hostile…

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What the newest members of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame have to say about where we’re at

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:05 AM MST

Six major oil and gas industry influencers were inducted into the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame last Friday, less than…

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​New contracts position Horizon North for growth in 2019 despite market slump

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:20 AM MST

New camp contracts in the oilsands, Montney/Duvernay plays and supporting LPG exports in B.C. have positioned Horizon North Logistics for…

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​New Brunswick legislators set to vote on partial lifting of fracking moratorium

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:03 AM MST

FREDERICTON — The potential for New Brunswick's new Tory government to partially lift a province-wide moratorium on fracking for natural…

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​Notley unveils carbon tax break for drilling companies

Friday, November 23, 2018, 7:25 AM MST

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is handing out tax breaks for oil and gas drillers along with criticism of…

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No improvement in sight for Canadian drilling numbers: CAODC 2019 forecast

Friday, November 23, 2018, 7:17 AM MST

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors expects that pricing differentials and pipeline delays will continue to depress activity into…

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​Canadian Natural boosts light oil drilling as heavy oil prices dive

Thursday, November 22, 2018, 7:27 AM MST

Canadian Natural Resources significantly increased its light oil drilling activity in the third quarter as it moved spending away from…

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​DOB launches corporate guidance package

Thursday, November 22, 2018, 7:17 AM MST

The Daily Oil Bulletin has launched its new Corporate Guidance package.Amid uncertainty in industry, data on planned capital spending, drilling…

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