Canadian Oil and Gas

Innovative well-cleaning technology boosts multi-stage horizontal production by 400%

Quantum Downhole Systems successfully cleans sand to stage #10 – case study After a conventional clean out failed to restore acceptable production, Quantum Downhole System used its patented JetVak technology process to clean the wellbore of sand and significantly exceed production targets. Background Well location: Kaybob field, Fox Creek, Alta., Canada in the Montney Oil […]

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Canadian pipeline assessment rules to be released by federal government

Canadian pipeline assessment process likely to include upstream greenhouse gas emissions OTTAWA _ The Liberal government is poised to announce new rules today for assessing major resource projects such as oil pipelines. A technical briefing is being scheduled for news media before Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr announces the new process this afternoon. Liberals say

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Promoting climate measures key to Canadian natural gas, oil exports: Analyst

Trudeau should promote stricter climate measures in Asia CALGARY _ Strong environmental leadership will help boost Canada’s natural gas exports and could pave the way for future oilsands exports, says a high-profile analyst. Robert Johnston, CEO of political risk assessment firm Eurasia Group, says Prime Minister Trudeau should promote stricter emissions targets in Asia to

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Canadian pipelines: Government will ‘get it right’ on getting oil, gas to tidewater, says minister

Canadian pipelines may be critical in trade deal with China OTTAWA _Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr acknowledges there’s considerable urgency to building new Canadian pipeline capacity to tidewater, even as new roadblocks continue to appear. A B.C. Supreme Court ruling this week and discouraging signals from B.C.’s provincial government have further undermined the prospects of

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