Technical Papers & Presentations

Chart Toppers: The Best Cardium, Clearwater/Grand Rapids and Montney Wells of 2022-23

Presented at GeoConvention 2023

This presentation is an overview of the top-producing wells drilled in several key formations in the WCSB in 2022-2023...

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Highlights of the NE BC Geological Carbon Capture and Storage Atlas

Presented at GeoConvention 2023

The atlas has collated available public information and studies, while CDL provided geological support to fill in any gaps between previously...

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CCS Evaluation Permit Target Zones with and without CO2 Emitters

Alberta

Two Alberta-based maps highlighting CCS evaluation permit target zones including CO2 emitters.

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Hydrodynamics and the Evaluation of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers

Presented at GeoConvention 2022

This presentation will start with a high level overview of Quest and head west to discuss a workflow to explore other zones within the Cambrian...

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The Evolution of Montney Development

Presented at GeoConvention 2022

An outline of changes and challenges to Montney development since its origins as a conventional shoreface sandstone play in the 1960s to...

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2021-22 Western Canada Activity Review: Recovery and Green Shoots

Presented at Basin Analysis and Sequence Stratigraphy (BASS) Technical Division

The havoc wreaked by COVID-19 continued through 2021, but signs of recovery became stronger as the year went on. Vaccines were distributed, people...

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Petro-Lithium and Helium Resources of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin

CSUR Technical Webinar

The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) has been an oil and gas exploration and development area since the early 20th century and has generated...

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2020-21 Western Canada Activity Review: The Patch in the Time of COVID

Presented Virtually at GeoConvention 2021

A synopsis of drilling, completion, and land sale activity across the WCSB in 2020 and the first half of 2021.

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Assessment of Pressure Interference in Alberta's Proposed Carbon Storage Hubs - Results

Presenting at GeoConvention 2024

The Basal Cambrian Sand has multiple Hubs being evaluated with Sequestration Lease Areas (SLAs) that will share common boarders...

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Salt of the Earth: The Lithium Potential of NE BC

Presenting at GeoConvention 2024

The NEBC Lithium Formation Water Database joint study, conducted by Canadian Discovery Ltd. and Matrix Solutions Inc. for Geoscience BC, strives to...

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The Many Fac(i)es of the Cooking Lake Formation and Their Implications for CCS

Presenting at GeoConvention 2024

In central Alberta, the Devonian-aged Cooking Lake Formation serves as both a potential seal/baffle to the Leduc Formation and a component of the...

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Chart Toppers 2: Electric Boogaloo

Presenting at GeoConvention 2024

This presentation will be a summary of the top-producing wells drilled in the WCSB in 2023-2024 from three notable formations: the Duvernay, Charli...

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Helium Development in Western Canada: From Exploration to Commercialization

Presenting at GeoConvention 2024

The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) has been an area of oil and gas exploration and development since the early 20th century. It has...

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Northeastern British Columbia Lithium Formation-Water Database Project

Presented at GeoConvention 2023

This study aims to deliver a preliminary inventory dataset of lithium and other dissolved-metal brine data in northeastern BC...

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WCSB Resource Plays Map with Drilling Activity

2022

Modelled after our popular CDL Digest boardroom maps, this free download covers resource plays in western Canada including drilling activity for 2022.

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Brine-Hosted Lithium Metallic and Industrial Mineral Crown Majority Rights March 2023

WCSB

The brine-hosted lithium metallic and industrial mineral Crown majority rights map shows operators believed to be exploring for brine-hosted lithiu...

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Helium Crown Majority Rights Map February 2023

WCSB

The helium Crown majority rights map shows helium rights holders across the WCSB. In Saskatchewan, determining helium rights is straightforward as...

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CCS, EOR, Geothermal and Hydrogen Projects Summary Map February 2023

WCSB

The CCS, EOR, Geothermal and Hydrogen Projects Summary Map is part of the Activity Summary Map Series. It shows CCS, EOR, Geothermal and Hydrogen...

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WCSB Resource Plays Map with Drilling Activity

2021 & 2022 Q1

Modelled after our popular CDL Digest boardroom maps, this free download covers resource plays in western Canada including 2022 Q1 drilling activity.

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Calgary Region Siksika Carbon Hub

Presented at the Energy and Emerging Technology in Geoscience Symposium

This talk will focus on subsurface scoping workflow of the proposed CCUS Hub in the Greater Calgary Area.

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WCSB Resource Plays Map with Drilling Activity

Q1 & Q2 2021

Modelled after our popular CDL Digest boardroom maps, this free download covers resource plays in western Canada including 2021 drilling activity.

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