Case Studies

NuVista Energy Ltd. Drills Montney Horizonal Well to 7,848m – Canada’s First 5,000m Lateral!

  • Total Meters Drilled


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Nuvista Energy Ltd. has successfully broken the records for deepest well and longest lateral section ever drilled in Western Canada.  Reaching a measured depth of 7,848 m – including a 5,000 m horizontal section – this remarkable feat was achieved with the aid of Pacesetter’s Orbit™ Rotary Steerable System and drilling fluids provided by Canadian Energy Services.

Congratulations to Nuvista Energy Ltd. and the crews of Nabors Rig 127.