Stikine Energy (TSXV:SKY): Proximity proppants for Northeast British Columbia

Apache rig on Patry Road. Unconventional drilling and fracturing has unlocked large-scale shale basins all over North America, with some of the best targets in Northeast British Columbia. Development of these basins requires vast quantities of proppants (man-made or natural frac sand). B.C.’s shale basins have no local proppant supply and the material is transported […]

A critical juncture for Canada’s natural gas industry

By Jay Roberge Credit: Romain Chauny/Flickr The spot price of North American natural gas recently hit a 10-year low at $1.95 and many were asking what’s next for Canada’s natural gas industry? It is quite possible we may see natural gas prices at $1.50 before we see sustained prices above $2. but despite low prices, […]

A potential game changer – Nexen pursues a top-­tier shale gas play in northeastern B.C.

Advancements in technology have enabled the cost-effective recovery of shale gas — a potentially game-changing resource for the world’s energy supply. Shale gas, which is found in abundance throughout many continents, is an affordable, clean-burning fuel. For Calgary-based Nexen Inc., An upstream oil and gas company that develops energy resources in some of the world’s […]