Word to the Wise: Top drilling performers — then and now

February 2, 2021

How has the make-up of top drilling operators in Western Canada changed over time?

Word to the Wise: Why a proper balance of drill planning information sources is essential for successful drilling programs

October 13, 2020

Each week, XI Technologies scans their unique combination of enhanced industry data to provide trends and insights that have value […]

Word to the Wise: Drilling Top Tens for the First Half of 2020

September 22, 2020

It’s that semi-annual time of year, when we post a series of Top 10 lists to showcase the successes among operators continuing to drill new wells and bring them on to production.

Word to the Wise: How to use drilling data when you can’t drill

May 12, 2020

The combined challenges of social distancing and reduced demand for oil and gas have resulted in a drastic reduction in […]

Word to the Wise: Drilling Top Tens for 2019

March 10, 2020

It’s time for XI Technologies’ bi-annual look into our data to showcase the drilling successes in the Western Canadian Sedimentary […]

Word to the Wise: The most common issues with drilling data

February 11, 2020

This article will briefly address the shortcomings of the most common means of drill problem research. Each week, XI Technologies […]

Word to the Wise: The good, the bad, and the ugly of drill planning information

October 22, 2019

In this article, we’ll examine the three main sources of drill planning information and look at the pros and cons […]

Word to the Wise: When budgets are this tight, you need to drill smarter

October 8, 2019

What’s the secret to getting drilling project approved in 2019? This week, our Wednesday Word to the Wise looks at […]

Word to the Wise: How the oil and gas industry can adapt to today’s challenges

September 24, 2019

For this week’s article, we thought we’d share with you some of the ideas we took away from the 2019 […]

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 […]