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Canadian Pressure Pumper Adding Additional HP in 2015

Frac intensity [has] grown considerably. Our Proppant pump per well is up 100% from 2012.


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Most Active Operator By Well License

Operator Ver  Hz   Total
SEVEN GENERATIONS ENERGY LTD. 0 0 87
LONG RUN EXPLORATION LTD. 0 0 61
TRILOGY RESOURCES LTD. 0 0 55
BIRCHCLIFF ENERGY LTD. 0 0 51
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  2015 Drilling Budgets
Encana Corporation plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

Apache Corp. plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

Kelt Exploration Ltd. plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

Rmp Energy Inc. plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

Chinook Energy Inc. plans to spend XXXXXX to drill & frac XXXXXX wells in the Montney Shale in 2015. The company plans to operate XXXXXX rigs.

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2015 Montney Shale Drilling & Completions Budget



Operator NameTicker Capital Budget   $mm Wells Planned Rigs Planned Notes
ENCANA CORPORATION NYSE : ECA $700 million 20-30 -
APACHE CORP. NYSE $400 million 25 -
PAINTED PONY PETROLEUM LTD TSX -
KELT EXPLORATION LTD. TSX : KEL -
RMP ENERGY INC. TSE : RMP -
CHINOOK ENERGY INC. CKE.CA -
WHITECAP RESOURCES INC. TSE : WCP -
CEQUENCE ENERGY LTD. TSE -
ATHABASCA OIL CORPORATION TSE -

 Montney Shale Overview



What is the Montney Shale?

The Montney is located in northeast British Columbia and northwest Alberta. The Montney Formation consists mostly of siltstones and dark grey shales.The lower is a dark grey dolimitic siltstone, interbedded with shales. The upper section is a light brown, blocky siltstone with interlaminated fine grained sands. To the…

 Montney Shale Map

Recent Transactions
Announce DateBuyerSeller$MMTypePlay/LocationDetails
Feb-26-2015 BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC.  Not Disclosed  Acreage Montney Shale  Details
Dec-17-2014 EAGLE ENERGY TRUST  SPYGLASS RESOURCES CORP.  Property Montney Shale  Details
Dec-16-2014 REPSOL S.A.  TALISMAN ENERGY INC.  M&A Eagle Ford Shale,Marcellus Shale,Montney Shale,Duvernay Shale,North Sea  Details
Oct-21-2014 DONNYCREEK ENERGY INC.  CONTACT EXPLORATION INC.  M&A Montney Shale  Details
Oct-07-2014 Not Disclosed  NUVISTA ENERGY LTD.  Property Montney Shale  Details
Sep-11-2014 LEUCROTTA EXPLORATION INC.  Not Disclosed  Acreage Montney Shale  Details
Sep-02-2014 Cardinal Energy Ltd.  Not Disclosed  Property Montney Shale  Details
Sep-02-2014 BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC.  Not Disclosed  Acreage Montney Shale  Details
Aug-26-2014 NUVISTA ENERGY LTD.  Not Disclosed  Acreage Montney Shale  Details
Aug-15-2014 Not Disclosed  BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC.  A&D Montney Shale  Details
Latest Montney Shale Midstream Activity

Storm Resources Raising CapEx in 2015

November 14,2014

Guidance for 2015 includes operations capex of $110.0 million with forecast fourth quarter production averaging 14,000 to 14,500 Boepd.

AltaGas Enters Infrastructure Agreement with Painted Pony

October 31,2014

15-year strategic alliance for processing infrastructure and marketing services for NG and NGL. 

Montney Pad Drilling Paying Dividends for Arc Resources

July 30,2014

Production at Parkland/Tower averaged 20,600 boepd in 2Q 2014, 125 per cent higher than 2Q 2013.

Williams Partners to Acquire Alberta Midstream Ops or $1.2B

February 26,2014

Williams Partners LP has entered into an agreement to acquire Williams' in-service operations in Alberta, Canada.

Crocotta Expands Cardium Opportunities; Adds Montney Infrastructure

October 29,2013

Crocotta has increased its Cardium development inventory at Edson to over 60 net current undrilled development locations.

Keyera, Plains Midstream Break Off Joint Pipeline Development

August 14,2013

Keyera Corp. and Plains Midstream Canada ULC will not be jointly pursuing the construction and operation of the proposed Western Reach Pipeline system.