Insights from the Daily Oil Bulletin

Connecting field operations to the front office across the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and beyond.

Comprehensive coverage of operator activity in western Canada, regional data packages stretching from well and facility licensing through to completions and production.

In-depth coverage of resource play activity and the technologies and processes making development profitable in today’s tough market.



past Issues

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    • June 2015

    November 2015

    Last play standing: Viking tight oil play surviving price rout through lower costs, improving technology

    Perfecting the pipeline: New inspection, construction technologies making pipelines safer

    General news: Biggest economic benefit comes from activity, not royalties, says veteran oilman Hal Kvisle

    Market news: Continued LNG project regulatory delays could cost billions

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    • June 2015

    October 2015

    More for less: Operators pushing fracking further out into technological frontier, while pressuring prices downward

    Stuck in Neutral: Huge northeastern B.C. gas resource awaits better markets

    General news: Rail riskier than pipelines, study finds

    Market news: Three more years of low oil prices, says CERI


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    • June 2015

    September 2015

    Rethinking in situ oilsands: With low oil prices Cardium tight oil producers retrench

    Camp life: Rotational workforce increasingly important to oil industry

    General news: PSAC forecast remains unchanged at 5,320 wells

    Market news: NEB expects better gas prices in 2016

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    • July/August 2015

    July/August 2015

    Digging in: With low oil prices Cardium tight oil producers retrench

    Keeping up the pressure: Focus on artificial lift, waterflood techniques, next phase of resource play development

    General news: Worst land sale in 20 years for Alberta

    Market news: Pressure pumping prices reaching bottom, says Canyon

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    • June 2015

    June 2015

    Global grind: Price collapse has international service and supply sector gearing down, while Canadian industry slams on the brakes

    LNG in limbo: Globalization of gas industry slows over price drop, intense competition

    General news: First-quarter drilling craters, says Precision Drilling

    Market news: PSAC predicts another massive cut in drilling