The Chinook Team offers a wide range of experienced geologists that have worked throughout Western Canada, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. From deep basin to shallow, from the Foothills of Alberta to The North Sea, from Steam Assisted heavy oil recovery, to Offshore gas wells, we have experience with a large variety of applications.
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While our operation is centered on Western Canada, our wellsite geologists have experience that reaches far beyond the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.


  • Shale gas wells: Duvernay, Montney, Doig, Horn River, Nordegg, Exshaw
  • Deep Basin multi-zone gas wells: Cardium, Dunvegan, Wilrich, Falher, Cadomin, Nikanassin, Montney
  • Canadian Rockies Foothills gas wells
  • Thermal oil delineation: McMurray, Wabiskaw, Clearwater, Grand Rapids, Grosmont
  • Thermal oil development (SAGD, CSS): McMurray, Clearwater, Wabiskaw, Grand Rapids, Lloydminster, Bluesky
  • Cold flow heavy oil: Wabiskaw, Bluesky, Lloydminster, Cummings, Sparky
  • Tight oil resource plays: Bakken, Viking, Cardium, Wilrich, Basal Quartz, Swan Hills
  • Tight gas and condensate plays: Montney, Glauconite, Viking, 2nd White Specks

United States

  • Texas shale gas and shale oil: Barnett, Eagle Ford, Wolfcamp, Spraberry
  • North Dakota tight oil: Bakken play
  • Conventional oil: Louisiana Cockfield play


  • Heavy oil development: Albania
  • Conventional oil and gas: Algeria, Brunei, France, Qatar, Romania, Suriname, Tunisia, Ukraine
  • Coal bed methane/coal seam gas: Australia
  • Geoscience and engineering consultanting in Algeria