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Saskatchewan Bakken tight oil unconventional play

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In 2004, the first horizontal Bakken wells were drilled in southeast Saskatchewan.Operators were testing the formation's potential in the Canadian section following successful development further south in Montana. The initial wells were successful, producing light oil over a large area of the play. After proving the play concept, drilling activity and production quickly ramped-up. Oil production grew to 5,100 b/d in 2006 and to 13,500 b/d in 2007. From there, production sharply rose...

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  • Saskatchewan Bakken development areas in relation to Royalty Incentive Border
  • Location maps: Image 2
  • Position of key companies
  • SK Bakken type well annual production
  • SK Bakken type well cash flow


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Saskatchewan Bakken geological characteristics
  • Saskatchewan Bakken reserves and resources build-up
  • Reserves and resources assumptions
  • Liquids market
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis: Table 1

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