What Has Been Alberta's Oil & Gas Well Drilling Activity Since 2005?

  • See the volume of drilling activity from different perspectives.
  • See the decline in Alberta drilling activity over time.
  • See which drilling contractors worked for which EP/operators.
  • See where the EP/operators have drilled in Alberta


  • This unique dataset is based on the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) record of daily drilling activity since Jan. 1, 2005.  It is updated automatically every day.
  • The number of wells counted, is based on unique well names in the reports
  • Discover interesting insights from over 5,000 drilling activity reports, representing over 140,000 wells.
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Example AER ST-49 Daily Drilling Report


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15 Years of Daily Drilling

Compare Avg. Oil & Gas Prices to 15 Years

Compare Drilling Activity by Month

Weakening “Heart Beat” Over 15 Years

Compare Contractors & Operators (4 reports)

Techie Notes:

Fuzeium automatically:

  • grabs and edits the last AER ST49 - Drilling Activity report each day
  • puts it in a data base stored in Fuzeium's Microsoft Azure tenant
  • resfreshes Power BI reports that are published to the Web via Fuzeium's Microsoft Power BI Online tenant