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OUR EXPERIENCE

To be an effective and valued consultant in the complex oil and gas industry, experience is key. There is no replacement for the benefit years of hands-on experience can provide. Our team’s considerable field experience allows our staff to readily identify problems and troubleshoot various operational and technical complexities. Our staff has years of combined experience in a variety of situations and locations.

In the past 10 years alone, Codeco-Vanoco’s staff has:

  • Managed the drilling, completion and construction operations for over 3000+ wells for a cumulative meterage of 8 102 607 meters drilled.
  • Drilled 1700+ horizontals.
  • Drilled 300+ horizontal multi-lateral wells up to 12,000+ mMD.
  • Become the leader in North America for the number of helium wells drilled at 80+ wells.
  • Geothermal: Helped designed and implemented drilling and completion programs for worlds first of its kind multi-lateral horizontal drilling intersection (Eavor Lite).
  • Successfully abandoned a problematic 127-year-old leaking gas well on the banks of the Athabasca River in Alberta, Canada.
  • Abandoned over 2100 oil and gas wells for various government agencies and producers.
  • Drilled CO2 storage wells to help companies meet net zero initiatives.

CANADA

BRITISH COLUMBIA

  • Montney – Horizontal
  • Charlie Lake – Horizontal
  • Doig – Horizontal

ALBERTA

  • Duvernay – Horizontal
  • Belly River – Horizontal
  • Cardium – Horizontal
  • Montney – Horizontal
  • Bakken  – Horizontal 

SASKATCHEWAN

  • Torquay – Horizontal
  • Ratcliffe – Horizontal
  • Bakken – Horizontal
  • Midale – Horizontal
  • Viking – Horizontal

MANITOBA

  • Bakken, Three Forks — Horizontal
  • Lodgepole — Horizontal

QUEBEC

  • Shale Play — Directional

NEWFOUNDLAND

  • Western Newfoundland – Re-entry

NEW BRUNSWICK

  • Air/Shale Play – Directional

UNITED STATES — INTERNATIONAL

MONTANA

  • Bakken/Three Forks – Horizontal

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Williston

WYOMING

  • Powder River
  • Greater Green River
  • Big Horn
  • DJ Basin

UTAH

  • Unita Piceance

COLORADO

  • DJ Basin
  • Piceance
  • Paradox
  • Park
  • Raton
  • San Juan

TEXAS

  • Permian
  • Fort Worth
  • Western Gulf

OKLAHOMA

  • Woodford Shale Gas — Horizontal
  • Caney Shale Oil — Horizontal 
  • Anadarko

INTERNATIONAL

  • Guatemala
  • Columbia
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • India
  • Libya
  • Papua New Guinea
  • New Zealand
  • Iraq
  • Pakistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia

"To be an effective and valued consultant in the complex oil and gas industry, experience is key. No book will teach you what years of hands-on experience can provide."