Word to the Wise: The changing role of landmen – observations from CAPL Conference 2022

May 10, 2022

To meet the demands of this new era, landmen must continue to evolve to provide their organizations with the information they need, not only during the deal-making process, but also in other areas of the business.

Word to the Wise: Liabilities and reclamations in 2021

March 22, 2022

Looking at how the WCSB managed liabilities and reclamations in 2021.

The Problem with Spreadsheets for ARO Management

March 17, 2022

As end-of-life closure activities and obligations have grown in importance and complexity, managing an ARO program through spreadsheets comes at a hidden cost.

Word to the Wise: Open Asset Evaluation for January 2022

January 18, 2022

XI Technologies regularly applies its evaluation tools to a currently available asset to give readers a sense of the opportunities available and how they can be evaluated for A&D purposes.

Word to the Wise: What you need to know about the new Licensee Capability Assessment in Directive 088

January 11, 2022

Examining the AER’s new Liability Management Framework in Directive 088: Licensee Life-Cycle Management.

Word to the Wise: Looking at the retirement obligations of the WCSB

September 28, 2021

Looking at the retirement obligations of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin for the first half of 2021.

Word to the Wise: Open Asset Evaluation for September 2021

September 7, 2021

XI Technologies regularly applies its evaluation tools to a currently available asset to give readers a sense of the opportunities available and how they can be evaluated for A&D purposes.

Word to the Wise: The Problem with Using Spreadsheets for ARO Management

August 24, 2021

As ARO management has grown in importance and complexity, managing an ARO program through spreadsheets is less than ideal.

Word to the Wise: Finding opportunity in the Alberta Inactive Well List

August 3, 2021

Taking a closer look at the profile of licenses added to the Inactive Well list.

Word to the Wise: Tracking the Alberta Inactive Well List

July 27, 2021

Tracking the changes to the number of wells added and removed from this list can be a helpful indicator of the health of the industry and can help drive liability decision-making.