Technical Papers & Presentations

Hydrodynamics, Deep Basin Systems and Exploring Downhole Geochemical Interactions in Unconventional Reservoirs: An Introduction

Presented Virtually at GeoConvention 2021

The purpose of this presentation is to introduce the topic of hydrodynamics and discuss its role in helping to predict areas with a higher risk of...

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BC Central Montney Fluid Dynamics and Liquids Production

Presented Virtually at GeoConvention 2021

The objective of this analysis is to link regional fluid dynamics trends to liquids production in the BC Montney from Septimus to Dawson.

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Petro-Lithium Resources of Western Canada: The State of the Basin

Presented Virtually at GeoConvention 2021

The presentation provides an overview of the importance of lithium and helium, specifically why these elements will have an increasing role to play...

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Liquids in the Lower Montney: Investigations Using Fluid Dynamics Data

Presented September 2020 at GeoConvention

Since unconventional development via horizontal drilling and multi-stage hydraulic fracturing began in the Montney Formation around 2005, drilling has

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Using Fluid Dynamics Data for Regional to Reservoir-Level Data Analysis

Presented May 2020 at the TGS Well Data Summit

This presentation discusses the shift in methodologies in the interpretation of “fluid dynamics” data when transitioning from regional prospecting and

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What’s hydrodynamics done for me lately? Select case studies from the Conventional and Unconventional Montney Formation

Presented May 2019 at GeoConvention

In this presentation, we use several case studies from the Montney Formation to exemplify how the application of hydrodynamics has evolved as...

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Differentially Stuck

Presented May 2019 at GeoConvention

This analysis highlights the trends and geological zones that industry pursued in 2018...

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Western Canada Frac Sand Forecast 2018-22

September 2018

CDL’s updated Frac Sand Forecast 2018-2022 is a ground-up analysis of historical frac sand usage and forecast of future trends. Each of the major...

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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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