Word to the Wise: How to manage drilling budgets, mitigate risks, and reduce NPT

September 17, 2019

It’s no secret that drilling activity throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) is down and has been for a […]

Word to the Wise: Take a closer look at your lookbacks

June 4, 2019

This year’s severe winter may have pushed Spring Break-up a little later, but for those who manage drilling programs, one […]

Word to the Wise: Montney operators going to greater lengths for production

May 14, 2019

For our Word to the Wise this week, we’ve done some digging into XI’s enhanced drilling database to look at […]

Word to the Wise: Managing drilling risks and non-productive time requires more insight than current public data can offer.

April 2, 2019

To manage drilling risk and reduce non‐productive time (NPT), you need to be aware of past problems. A major circulation […]

Word to the Wise: How drilling companies can benchmark to win more business

January 23, 2019

In this week’s Word to the Wise, we look at how drilling companies can differentiate themselves by their benchmarking performance […]

Breaking Down the 3 Most Common Barriers to Effective Drill Program Evaluation

May 4, 2018

As software technology advances, so do the expectations for reporting and drilling analysis. Operators continue to develop more sophisticated ways […]

Optimizing Your Drill Planning for Efficiency & Cost Savings

March 14, 2018

Following is an excerpt from a recent drill planning case study. The full case study is available for download here. […]