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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • Arckaringa Basin

      by Tony Morley

      It would have been nearly impossible to predict that this visit to the desert would yield anything abnormal, anything significant. This was intended to be a routine field deployment. I had not the faintest clue that I was about to become part, albeit a small part, of an extremely large discovery. In early 2011, the […]

    • Oil Production – A Global Snapshot

      by Richelle Oerlemans

      Onshore – North America As one of the top global crude oil reserves, the Canadian oil industry is expected to grow steadily towards the year 2030, according to a recent report released by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). The report projects an increase in oil sands production of 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) […]

    • Natural Gas Markets

      by Liane Angerman, Associate Editor

      Canada’s natural gas industry has been in a state of transition with a ­domestic oversupply of the ­commodity and historically low prices. In recent years, sweeping technological advancements have allowed producers to unlock natural gas from unconventional reservoirs, such as tight-rock and shale formations. The resulting oversupply from this unlocked abundance of the resource has […]

    • Westshore Arctic: Strategic Players in the Arctic

      by Tina Olivero

      Petroleum exploration in the Arctic is more technically challenging than any other environment in the world – because of its remote location and severe weather conditions. However,  with increases in technology and continuing high oil prices, the region is now receiving the interest of petroleum pioneers around the globe. There are 19 geological basins that make up the […]

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