Alberta Oil & Gas Play of the Week – Cardium

March 13th, 2014 by

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The Cardium Formation is composed primarily of beds of massive, fine-grained to conglomeratic sandstone, which are separated by thick layers of shale.   Located between Calgary & Grande Prairie  Alberta recent advances in technology, such as multi-stage hydraulic fracturing, have made it possible to economically develop unconventional oil in the Cardium Formation.    The substance breakdown is 53% oil and 47% gas.

  • Top producers in the area include Bellatrix, Pengrowth, Lightstream, Arc…..
  • Most active fields include Pembina, Willesden Green,HARMATTAN EAST, Ferrier …
  • Drilling operation is Horizontal and 99% of the wells great than 3000M
  • All major Drilling Operators have a presence in the area including Ensign, Nabors, Precision, Horizon….

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Cardium Map – Colors represent different Producers  carduim map

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