Canada upstream in brief

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What's inside this report?

  • Corporate news: What’s caught the team’s attention in the headlines this month
  • Deep dive: Expert analysis from our dedicated team on the most exciting developments in the sector – from M&A activity to new exploration to geopolitical developments
  • What to watch: What to expect from the Canadian upstream sector over the next few months

29 November 2019

Canada upstream in brief

Report summary

The Canada upstream in brief provides our expert opinion and analysis of the top upstream stories as they unfold. We have a dedicated team of experienced industry analysts covering all regions of Canadian upstream activity – Oil Sands, WCSB, Arctic, and offshore East Coast. We primarily focus on: exploration and appraisal drilling, project developments, production, licensing, fiscal and regulatory changes, geopolitics, and corporate and M&A activity.

Table of contents

  • Canada upstream in brief: November 2019
  • CN Rail strike threatens egress
    • Pengrowth
    • Bellatrix
  • Koch Industries makes an oil sands exit
  • Oil sands emissions: increasing or decreasing?
  • Oil slick at Hibernia necessitates production shut in
  • Alberta announces two fiscal changes
  • Comparing play-wide average returns to price realisations
  • Shell sells conventional sour Foothills gas to LNG aspirant Pieridae Energy for Cdn$190mm
  • TransMountain Expansion receives government approval
  • CNRL acquires Devon's Canada assets
  • Pacific Oil & Gas acquires Montney-specialist Canbriam Energy
  • Bill C-69 proposed project list released
  • Q1 2019 in the oil sands: what to watch for
  • Blue wave sweeps Alberta legislature
  • Deal activity remains quiet
  • Deal activity remains quiet
  • Chevron applies to expand Kitimat LNG license
  • Oil sands project status update
  • Montney production remains resilient
  • Pipeline peril continues
  • Devon eyes Canada exit
  • Alberta curtailments tweaked for February
  • Western Canada rig counts eclipse 2016 doldrums
  • Alberta government mandating production curtailments of up to 325 kbd in 2019
  • Our latest insights, podcasts and webinars
  • Meet our team

Tables and charts

This report includes 18 images and tables including:

  • This month in Canadian upstream...
  • Encana cashflow by region
  • Koch and Paramount Resources oil sands lease positions
  • Oil sands emissions intensity
  • Play average IRR% versus 2019 price
  • West Canada oil supply - local refinery consumption vs pipeline takeaway capacity
  • Consideration metrics for oil sands and heavy oil deals
  • Northern BC sub-play map
  • Northern BC IP30 ranking
  • Oil sands emissions forecast
  • Canada crude oil exports by rail
  • Jackfish NPV10 comparison
  • Canada upstream M&A consideration and deal count
  • Asian LNG demand growth
  • Aspen cumulative cash flow
  • Montney gas production
  • Provincial rig count 2014-present
  • Regional rig count 2014-present

What's included

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