Jurassic gas at Panuke oil field heats Scotian shelf exploration

Click here to enlarge imageBasins on and off Canada's east coast number among the world's most-watched exploration areas.The region has unexplored and underexplored basins, land and offshore drilling, drilling moratoria, boundary disputes, icebergs in some areas, and more.Most of the discovered resource on the Scotian shelf has been gas in the Upper Jurassic Mic Mac formation and the Cretaceous Logan Canyon, Missisauga, Dawson Canyon, and Wyandot formations. Oil has been found mainly in the Logan Canyon and Missisauga formations.Now two wells drilled by PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, seem to be launching a Jurassic reef play that could extend for a great distance.Panuke ga...

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