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Well Construction
Seen in: Fact Sheets
Canadian Discovery Maps
Seen in: Maps
Understanding Hydraulic Fracturing (What is Fracking?)
Understanding Tight Oil
Understanding Water and Unconventional Resources
Understanding Well Construction
Horizontal Drilling
Horizontal Drilling - Intro
Understanding Shale Gas in Canada
Understanding Shale Gas

CSUR's Executive VP, Dan Allan, recently gave a presentation to Mount Royal University's Introduction to the Petroleum Industry class - the presentation, titled Understanding Shale Gas, was well received and stimulated lots of questions