Drilling & Completions


Australia becomes climate change ‘outlier’ after Biden victory

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

As the leader of one of the few developed nations yet to commit to net-zero emissions, Australian Prime Minister Scott…

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'Bleak' drilling forecast calls for even fewer Canadian oil and gas wells in 2021

Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada says it expects another “bleak'' year for Canadian oil and gas drilling in 2021.…

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Government approves Alaska Petroleum Reserve Willow project

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

The federal government has approved the Willow oil project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, allowing construction near a prized conservation…

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5 key insights about Western Canada’s most active drillers

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 8:39 PM MDT

Crescent Point Energy Corp. and Tourmaline Oil Corp. lead the pack this week as the most active operators in Western…

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Higher oil prices fuel PrairieSky Royalty third quarter earnings and revenue rebound

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 7:19 AM MDT

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. says its oil and gas revenue and net earnings staged a rebound in the third quarter ending Sept.…

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Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow…

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Biden calls for 'transition' from oil, GOP sees opening

Friday, October 23, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

Democrat Joe Biden's remark that he would “transition'' away from oil in the U.S. in favour of renewable energy drew…

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Precision Drilling reports $28.5M Q3 loss, revenue down 56% from year ago

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Precision Drilling Corp. says it lost $28.5 million in its latest quarter as revenue fell 56 per cent compared with…

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Colorado climate group appeals to Canadians over CPP owned energy firm

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6:07 AM MDT

A U.S. environmental group is making a direct appeal to Canadians for help in persuading the Canada Pension Plan to…

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World’s biggest fracker sees signs of rebirth as slump ebbs

Monday, October 19, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

Halliburton Co. expects the rout in North American shale to peter out after history’s worst crude crash decimated many of…

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B.C. disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:02 AM MDT

The first half of a $100-million federal fund directed at cleaning up dormant oil and gas wells in British Columbia…

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Peace River District asked to nominate 1,400 dormant wells for cleanup

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT

The Peace River Regional District is being asked to identify more than 1,400 wells for priority cleanup as part of…

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