Drilling & Completions


Shale CEO sees slow U.S. oil output recovery despite OPEC pact

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 6:31 AM MST

One of the top producers in America’s shale patch doesn’t see drilling picking up significantly even after this week’s surprise…

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Groups seek to block lease plans for Alaska refuge

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:26 AM MST

Indigenous and conservation groups asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from issuing oil and gas leases…

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Get the latest updates on completion trends in Western Canada

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 6:43 AM MST

The Daily Oil Bulletin generates several reports on drilling and completion activity in Western Canada, including weekly updates on how…

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Three key insights on licensing trends in Western Canada

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 6:09 AM MST

The Daily Oil Bulletin generates several reports on licences that provide insight on upcoming drilling trends in Western Canada. Click…

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Arctic refuge oil rights auction faces uncertain response

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 6:22 AM MST

The Trump administration is preparing to auction oil drilling rights inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but the degree to which the…

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Who are 2020’s top producers based on metres drilled?

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 3:01 PM MST

The Daily Oil Bulletin generates several Top Operator reports each quarter that rank producers in Western Canada, including reports based…

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These days, the smart money is staying away from Arctic drilling

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

The Trump administration is racing against legal deadlines and a merciless regulatory calendar in its last-ditch effort to sell drilling…

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Costs of decommissioning N.L. offshore kept 'secret' but public could be on the hook

Monday, November 23, 2020, 6:11 AM MST

At the beginning of 2020, decommissioning Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore oil installations seemed a distant concern. But after a crash…

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Arctic oil fight comes to insurers as Trump plans lease sale

Friday, November 20, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

A group of investment firms, conservationists and indigenous groups have called on some of the world’s biggest insurers to cease…

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Norway opens more Arctic areas to oil industry amid opposition

Thursday, November 19, 2020, 7 AM MST

Norway, Western Europe’s biggest oil producer, is offering fresh exploration licenses in the far north less than a week after…

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Drilling forecast calls for 14% rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

Thursday, November 19, 2020, 6:20 AM MST

The organization that represents Canadian drilling contractors is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in the number of oil and…

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5 key insights about Western Canada’s top well licensees

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 11 AM MST

Tourmaline Oil Corp. leads the pack as the most active licensee of new wells in Western Canada during 2020, according…

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