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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • 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) […]

    • Working Safely in the Jungle

      by Tony Morley

      I have traveled into the tropics enough for others to suspect that i would be sufficiently adapted to the heat. However, as an anglo-saxon with a cold-weather adapted set of genetics and a cold-weather-hardened background, this has all but ruled out my enjoyment of the heat. It is with these thoughts, floating around in the […]

    • Exploration and Production Adventures with Tony Morley – Running From Wolves

      by Tony Morley

      Nearly all drilling and petroleum ­production can trace its findings to the field work of the seismic crew. The seismic crew is the ­underappreciated, underpaid, little runt ­brother of the big drilling family that quietly works away to discover our future oil fields. After collecting my paycheck years ago for a month long tour in […]

    • 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 […]

    • Saskatchewan: Recording Highest Growth Rates In Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Saskatchewan is blessed with many natural resources: abundant energy supplies, diverse mineral deposits and a large, rich land base that continues to grow high-quality grains and oilseeds. Saskatchewan continues to produce a large surplus of food and energy, supporting the world with it’s demand. The leadership and government of Saskatchewan are doing a really good job! They have identified four key areas of importance for […]

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