Baytex Energy Corp., Calgary, has brought back onstream the full 24,000 boe/d of production that was shut-in as a result of the Alberta wildfires. There was no damage to the company’s assets or infrastructure, the company said in an update May 29.
In mid-May, the company shut-in about 20,000 boe/d of production from operations in the Peace River and Peavine regions of northwest Alberta due to wildfires in the area. In west-central Alberta, an additional 4,000 boe/d was reported offline since early May due to shut-in of third-party infrastructure (OGJ Online, May 16, 2023).
Estimated production curtailment in May is about 12,500 boe/d, Baytex said.