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Duvernay shale gas unconventional play

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11 March 2021

Duvernay shale gas unconventional play

Report summary

The Devonian Duvernay Formation is an emerging liquids-rich shale play located in Alberta, Canada. The Duvernay Formation of the Woodbend Group is known to be the key source rock for the Leduc and Swan Hills oil and gas fields in Alberta. The Duvernay began attracting industry attention as a target zone in 2009 when bidders invested hundreds of millions of dollars in acreage prospective for the play through multiple lease sales.

Table of contents

  • Commercialisation overview
  • What to watch
  • Gas market
    • Condensate
    • NGLs
  • Environment/regulation
    • Entry
    • Retention
  • Fiscal terms
  • Supply chain
  • Water procurement/disposal
  • Technology

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • Duvernay sub-play map
  • Type well annual production for Fox Creek Condensate sub-play
  • Type well cash flow for Fox Creek Condensate sub-play

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