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September, 2011 Headlines

The Alberta government has surpassed its bonus revenue from all of last year after a sale of $464.06 million rolled into government coffers at the August 24 auction, moving the year-to-date total into second place all-time with eight sales left in 2011. read more...
There’s a revolution taking place in the computing industry, and it’s being led by a sleek, silvery device not even a centimetre thick. We’re talking about the iPad, of course, which has brought tablet computing into the hands of the masses and opened up a wide range of new possibilities for publishers. read more...
Operators continued to pursue oil development across western Canada in July, pushing the seven-month tally for oil well completions to another high. Development completions for oil in the four western provinces soared to 3,727 wells in the January to July period, close to 62 per cent of total development completions, and up from 2,434 development oil wells in last year’s comparable timeframe. read more...
A website, much like a car, needs a tune-up every so often just to make sure everything is running as smoothly as possible. That’s why dedicated users of cossd.com might have noticed a few changes to the site this past month. read more...
Operators licensed 1,341 wells in July, up 11 per cent or 135 wells from July 2010, with about 54 per cent of the permits for horizontal wells. Over the first seven months of 2011, the well count stands at 10,388, up 20 per cent over the January to July period last year and the highest tally since 2008, when 12,606 wells were approved by governments across Canada. read more...
COSSD has just hit a major milestone in the ongoing evolution of its product portfolio: cossd.com now accounts for half of the directory’s users across every platform. read more...