EnCana pursues Northeast BC Devonian reef margin play

One of Canada's largest oil and gas companies is pursuing unconventional gas opportunities in Northeast British Columbia in what it calls the largest regional gas play discovered in western Canada in the last decade.The leader in the play, EnCana Corp., Calgary, said it has booked 600 bcf of reserves in the Upper Devonian Jean Marie reef margin play since entering Sierra in 1998 and ultimately expects to recover more than 2.5 tcf on company lands.With completion of a large land acquisition program in early June 2002, EnCana held more than 2 million net acres in the Greater Sierra play.The field is a "world class discovery which will be a key element in our long term gas growth strateg...

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