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Major Oil & Gas Basins: Alberta Deep Basin

This article was written by an oil and gas analyst at a Bulge Bracket investment bank. An Introduction: Alberta Deep Basin The Deep Basin, one of Canada’s premier natural gas plays, produces ~3.2-3.3 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) of gas and is cost competitive with premier US gas basins such as

Major Oil & Gas Basins: Duvernay Formation

Our energy industry primer can be found here, our exploration & production primer can be found here. Duvernay: Introduction The Duvernay is one of North America’s most attractive liquids-rich plays, often drawing comparisons to the Eagle Ford.  Located in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, the formation roughly covers 20% of Alberta. According to

Bitumen in Canada

After declining from $50 a barrel earlier (as we predicted) in the year due to OPEC's unwillingness to commit to steeper production cuts and US shale oil production continuing to ramp up due to lower operating costs from improving technology and opportunistic hedging, the price of oil has rallied back