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December 8, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:09pm

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 16.09% 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 1,315.57 Mmboe, comprised of 105.36 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 5,895.49 bcf of natural gas reserves and 227.63 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Montney (Tourmaline Oil Corp.) BC unconventional gas field reserves accounts 1.13% 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 offers the acquisition, exploration, development and production of natural gas properties. The company’s areas of operations include NEBC Montney, Alberta Deep Basin, and Peace River Triassic Oil. The NEBC Montney includes the drilling of horizontal multi-stage fracture stimulation wells, 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. 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.

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