Get ready for drilling season with simplified licensing research

September 21, 2022

XI Technologies helps expedite drilling programs with software applications that simplify the pre-drill licensing process and accelerate research.

Word to the Wise: Mapping Alberta’s sour gas for H2S release rate assessments

August 16, 2022

A look into the prevalence of sour gas wells in Alberta.

Before you can ramp up drilling, you need to ramp up pre-license applications

February 15, 2022

Are you challenged by the various applications and directives necessary for obtaining drilling licenses?

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: Why data isn’t enough for the pre-licensing and drill planning process

November 9, 2021

While data is a critical component to the pre-licensing and drilling planning process, just as critical is the validation and interpretation of that data.

Word to the Wise: Challenges for Operators in Achieving H2S Regulatory Compliance

August 31, 2021

While the importance of regulatory compliance is widely understood, confidently navigating those regulations is a whole other ball game.

Word to the Wise: Regulatory Refresher – STICK Diagram information

June 22, 2021

Examining the regulations around noncompliant STICK Diagrams that fail to contain all the required information.

Word to the Wise: H2S Release Rate Assessment Regulatory Refresher

May 4, 2021

A brief refresher on existing regulations for those who may find themselves in charge of new drill programs.

Word to the Wise: How to solve the problem of incomplete STICK diagram information

February 6, 2019

In 2018, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) published a list of the “Five Most Common Noncompliances in Ten Inspection Categories”. […]