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Technology: The Heat is On

Warm solvent vapour technology changes the rules…again. by Jess Sinclair Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) has done wonders for Canada’s heavy oil industry. The technology, conceived in the 1970s by Irving oil Engineer Dr. Roger […]

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Advanced Computational Simulations

The next frontier in oil and gas training By Jess Sinclair “Technological development is accelerating across the globe and the oil and gas industry is no exception.” So says Brad Reiser, President of Endeavor Technologies […]

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Legal Matters: Yangarra vs. Precision

At a recent CAODC-sponsored meeting, Brian Reid, litigation partner with Bennet Jones, described his involvement in a protracted legal case between his client, Precision Drilling, and Yangarra Resources over an alleged act of negligence by […]

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Technology: Dressed to Drill

  The technological advantages in the drilling industry have increased from the days of a driller watching a weight indicator and squeaking the break handle to get the right weight on bit. The driller’s watchful […]

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Snubbing Makes a Comeback

by Steven Berg, VP Operations For years the service rig industry performed work on live wells with the help of rig-assisted snubbing units. The end result was that the job could be done safely, efficiently, […]