This document contains drilling activities, well counts, active pools, licences issued by type, and active gas processing plants information. The data is obtained from various sources submitted by operators to the AER.
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Category and Grouping Definitions
Licences Issued are sorted into the following Groups and Categories and defined as follows:
|Development||Development, Development Service, Other, Re-Entry|
|Exploratory||Outpost, Deeper Pool Test, New Field Wildcat, New Pool Wildcat|
|Evaluation||Evaluation (OSD), Testhole|
Under each group are the following categories of well, which include target substances as follows:
|Conventional||Crude Oil, Gas, LPG|
|Oil Sands||Crude Bitumen|
|Other||Brine, Miscellaneous, Sand, Waste, or no target specified|
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