category archive: Oil and Gas

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Georox Resources Inc. owns a 6.9 to 15 per cent interest on lands consisting of 1,040 acres located in Silverdale Saskatchewan. The company produces oil from eight wells in the Manville Channel and three wells from the Sparky Zone. The operators are Husky Oil and Northern Blizzard. At the end of ...





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Culture shock happens when travelling to foreign countries and places we’ve never been before. While travelling is one experience, opening a business in another country is another. Canadian oil and gas exploration and development company, ACL International, operates in Indonesia. The Indonesian b...





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“On June 1, 1963, Alberta became the first province in Canada to pass legislation specifically focused on land reclamation. The Surface Reclamation Act created a legal obligation to reclaim disturbed land in the surveyed part of the province. In 1969, the Public Lands Act was amended to allow the...





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With the increasing emphasis being placed on the state of the environment, the clean energy industry is anticipated to grow significantly. Paraffinic fuels are in the spotlight because they have shown to have an immediate effect on air quality and exceed emission standards, not only in Canada, bu...





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Red Earth, Alberta is a hamlet located amidst Slave Lake, Peace River and Wabasca with a total population of about 400. Georox Resources owns 2.125 sections of land in this area. There are 8 producing wells and one standing oil well, and Georox believes that there is an opportunity to drill two t...





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Converting natural gas to synthetic diesel could be a cleaner fuel alternative for our future. The resulting diesel has a high cetane rating, is odourless, colourless and contains almost no impurities. The science behind the gas-to-liquid (GTL) process is the Fischer-Tropsch Process, which was de...





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Colombia is home to rich history and culture, a welcoming community of people, and is the destination of many travelers. Bordering on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, Colombia offers a huge range of terrain, from the Amazon rainforest near Leticia to the snowcapped mountains of the Sierra Neva...





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At the beginning of this year, Indonesia regained its position as the only Asian member of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and the only net importer of petroleum. While there is still focus on the exporting side, many Indonesian basins have yet to be explored, adding the ...





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Beautiful white-sand beaches, rich culture and history in their ancient temples, music and dances, and the warm, inviting nature of the people who live there, Indonesia is not just a popular travel destination for people around the world. In the last decade, Indonesia has had significant economi...





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  West Africa is a promising area for oil and gas exploration, as there have been many significant discoveries there, but because of its vast size, it remains largely unexplored. This is exciting to many oil and gas companies looking to extract natural resources to support the world’s need for e...





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Canada’s Oil and Gas industry is active in 12 out of 13 provinces. With the use of many goods and services among the provinces of our great country, the oil and gas exploration and production industry has a presence that is felt nationally! Below are some fast facts about each province and how th...





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We all know that oil is important to our daily fuel needs: 72% of petroleum consumption is from Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel. Here are some other items you may not have known come from petroleum:     Synthetic Rubber This substance is used for sporting goods, shoes, and tires. The average tire...





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Canada is the world’s fifth largest producer of natural gas with an annual production of 5.4 trillion cubic feet in 2014. There are four main sectors that account for the usage of Natural Gas in Canada. Industrial “Natural gas accounts for about 44 per cent of the energy used in the industrial s...





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Allow us to introduce you to our good friend Oil. Many of you are probably acquainted with oil, but we want to help you get to know each other a little better. Oil is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon that is formed under great heat and pressure buried under sedimentary rocks. The three main attr...





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Micro-generation is the production of electricity on a very small scale as an alternative power. In Alberta, this is considered anything less than 1 Megawatt. Since 2010, the number of Micro-generation sites has grown from 122 to over 1100. This allows consumers to have more options when choosing...





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Natural gas facilities are a major part of Alberta’s ability to sell its product to an end consumer. All gas produced in western Canada requires some level of processing to meet the specifications required to sell to the end consumer. A gas facility by definition encompasses the equipment betwee...





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Natural gas plants are quickly becoming a very popular fuel for electricity due to its clean nature. In fact, natural gas-fired electricity is expected to account for 80 percent of all further electricity generation capacity by 2035.   Emerald Bay Energy is working to be more involved in Gas-To-...





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Junior exploration and production (E&P) companies are most likely to be found in commodity exploration, such as oil, minerals and natural gas. They are essentially start-up or early stage corporations focused on growth. In general, junior oil and gas operators are either developing or seekin...





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Quattro Exploration and Production Ltd ($QXP) recently put out a news release in regard to an increase in estimated recoverable resources from original oil in place. For the average energy executive or financial analyst this makes a lot of sense. However, for the rest of us it would be nice to un...





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According to Woods Mackenzie's corporate upstream research team assessing the challenges facing the Majors, Independents and National Oil Companies (NOCs) in 2015 -- five themes have been identified which will shape the oil & gas corporate landscape.  Financial Challenges: With commodities...





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Quattro will continue to flourish through this economic downturn by delivering profitable, low-cost energy to support the long term growth of the economy. Oil and gas are volatile commodities and today’s low energy prices are a product of the realignment of supply and demand within the context of...





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It’s a bit of a bloodbath right now in the North American oil and gas sector with mass layoffs and cries of Armageddon emanating from the C-Suites in the skyscrapers. For investors, however, it’s a bit of a long game. Like all commodities, a glut of product typically induces a price drop, but as...





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Proved, probable and possible. It’s quite the mouthful and flirts with juggling semantics when it comes to defining oil and gas reserves. The newbie investor in the oil and gas industry could look at those terms and lump them into one category. That would be a mistake. We all know there’s oil in...





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Diluent is an essential part to the Canadian heavy oil industry. It allows oil companies to get their heavy oil out to market for export, it allows oil profits to flow to investors and allows for continued growth and investment in the Alberta energy industry. “Diluent is a diluting or thinning...





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Diluent is an essential part to the Canadian heavy oil industry. It allows oil companies to get their heavy oil out to market for export, it allows oil profits to flow to investors and allows for continued growth and investment in the Alberta energy industry. “Diluent is a diluting or thinning...