Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Market Data
December 8, 2021

Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC Unconventional Gas Field, Canada

By Carmen

Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC is a producing unconventional gas field located onshore Canada and is operated by Tourmaline Oil.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Tourmaline Oil.

Production from Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC

The Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC unconventional gas field recovered 12.25% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2026. The peak production will approximately 18.51 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 1,097 Mmcfd of natural gas and 43.72 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2049. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,375.83 Mmboe, comprised of 110.7 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 6,161.98 bcf of natural gas reserves and 238.14 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC unconventional gas field reserves accounts 1.08% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional gas fields globally.

About Tourmaline Oil

Tourmaline Oil Corp (Tourmaline) is a crude oil and natural gas company. It is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of natural gas properties and petroleum in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB). The company’s areas of operations include NEBC Montney, Alberta Deep Basin, and Peace River Triassic Oil. The NEBC Montney area is located on the west flank of the Peace River High and focuses on natural gas in the Triassic Montney formation; and Alberta Deep Basin is a natural gas sand play area, which has lower Cretaceous liquids-rich natural-gas-charged sand reservoirs. Its Peace River Triassic Oil area is an exploration and production complex at Spirit River-Mulligan-Earring and Wapiti in Alberta. Tourmaline also owns and operates oil batteries, which have the capacity to handle fluids and the associated natural gas. The company produces light and medium crude, natural gas liquids, and conventional and shale natural gas. Tourmaline is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

Content from our partners
Green investment: What gives Scotland multiple advantages
How the North of Tyne region is leveraging its legacy to define its future
Q&A with Chevron Lubricants’ Paul Sly, global industrial OEM specialist, and Nathan Knotts, global brand technical manager

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Friday. The industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy