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Saskatchewan upstream summary


Saskatchewan upstream summary

Report summary

While historically overshadowed by Alberta, Saskatchewan's slice of the prolific Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin has attracted a notable amount of development activity over the years. The province's geology tends to offer more oil-prone plays than its western neighbours, particularly in the form of heavy and tight oil. The basin is now mature and in decline - much of the current development in Saskatchewan is geared towards further exploitation of known resources through the ...

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Description

Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key upstream issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream summary is your definitive commercial guide.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use it to gain a better understanding of the critical issues for development opportunities in this country.

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  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
  • Geology
    • Introduction
    • WCSB Structure and Sedimentation
    • WCSB basin
    • Source Rocks
      • Ordovician
      • Devonian to Mississippian
      • Jurassic and Triassic
      • Cretaceous
    • Conventional Reservoir Rocks, Cap Rocks and Traps
      • Ordovician/Silurian Reservoirs
      • Devonian Reservoirs
      • Carboniferous Reservoirs
      • Permian Reservoirs
      • Triassic Reservoirs
      • Jurassic Reservoirs
      • Lower Cretaceous Reservoirs
      • Middle/Upper Cretaceous Reservoirs
      • Tertiary Reservoirs
  • Exploration
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
    • Plains Gas
      • Upper Cretaceous Shallow Gas
      • Lower Cretaceous and Jurassic
      • Triassic to Devonian
    • Foothills
    • Deep Basin Gas
    • Coalbed Methane (CBM)
    • Shale Gas
    • Conventional Heavy Oil
      • Alberta Basin
    • Williston Basin
    • Tight Oil
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves Growth and Yet-To-Find Reserves
    • Western Canada - Methodology
      • Estimated working interests
      • Sales point and measurement assumptions
      • Infrastructure
      • Production forecast
  • Production
    • Oil/Liquids
      • Historical Background
      • Current Trends and Outlook
      • Historical Background
      • Current Trends and Outlook
  • Infrastructure
    • Oil infrastructure
    • Hubs and Storage
    • Refineries
    • Oil Transmission Pipelines
      • Enbridge Mainline
      • Express Pipeline
      • TransMountain Pipeline
      • Rangeland Pipeline
      • Milk River Pipeline
      • Wascana Pipeline
      • Alberta Clipper Pipeline
    • NGL Transmission Pipelines
    • Gathering Systems
    • Gas infrastructure
      • Historical Overview
    • Transmission Pipelines
    • Gathering Systems
      • NGTL System (TransCanada System)
      • Westcoast
      • TransGas
      • ATCO Pipelines
    • Gas Processing
      • Saskatchewan
    • Gas Storage
  • Costs
    • Capital costs
      • Capital expenditure by location
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key legislation
      • Canada
      • Saskatchewan
    • Regulatory body
      • Canada
      • Saskatchewan
    • Government depletion policy
    • Development Approval
    • Production Sharing
    • Licensing
    • Exploration
    • Crown Lands
      • Saskatchewan
    • Freehold Lands
  • Fiscal terms
    • Overview
      • Upstream
      • Mid/Downstream
      • Gas Utilisation
    • Current fiscal terms
      • State equity participation
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Signature bonuses
      • Saskatchewan
      • Area rentals
      • Saskatchewan
      • VAT/Sales Taxes
    • Royalty
    • Crown Royalties
      • Saskatchewan Crown Royalties
      • Oil
      • Fourth Tier Oil
      • Gas
      • Associated Gas Royalty Rate Formula
      • Additional Fourth Tier oil and gas royalty incentives
      • Freehold Royalties
      • Other Production charges
    • Freehold Mineral Tax (FMT)
      • Saskatchewan
      • Domestic Market Obligation (DMO)
      • Product Pricing
    • Corporate Income Tax
      • Federal Income Tax
      • Provincial Income Tax
      • Taxable Income
      • Resource Allowance
      • Provincial Royalty Tax Credits
      • Loss Carry Forward/Backward
      • Fiscal/Contractual Ring-Fences
      • Federal Capital Tax
      • Provincial Capital Tax
      • Municipal taxes
      • Dividend Withholding Tax
    • Transfer of a licence interest
    • Corporate Structures
      • Trusts
      • Flow-through shares

In this report there are 28 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Saskatchewan Liquids Production
    • Gas Production
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Western Canada Country Map
  • Key companies
    • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2016
    • Liquids and Gas Production 2015
  • Geology
    • Map of Western Canada Geology
    • Geology: Image 2
  • Exploration
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
    • Production: Table 2
    • Saskatchewan Liquids Production
    • Gas
    • Production: Table 4
    • Gas Production
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
    • Infrastructure: Table 2
    • Western Canada Oil Infrastructure Map - Key Pipelines
    • Western Canada Gas Infrastructure Map - Key Pipelines
  • Costs
    • Costs: Table 1
    • Costs: Table 2
  • Policy and regulation
  • Fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 1
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
    • Fiscal terms: Table 3
    • Fiscal terms: Table 4
    • Fiscal terms: Table 5
    • Fiscal terms: Table 6
    • Fiscal terms: Table 7
    • GEM models
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