MAY 14, 2015 Spring Sprung !

This spring season started much earlier than most years and as a result we are not as rushed as we would normally tend to be in May which is a nice change.  Having completed a number of surveys through the winter, we were in a position to head north as soon as the frost was out.  Surveys have already been completed this spring in the northern regions of BC, AB, central AB and SK. We will be heading into N. SK and S. BC and possibly western MB later in May. Drillers also got an early start, so we already have a number of successful drill behinds this season, most in some very tough areas. Though a little older news we do have to report the results of a November survey done 2 hours north of Fort St John where 2 locations were identified and drilled producing over 4o gpm from two wells. The first success of this year was a March survey up near Grande Prairie for a residence nearly built, and with 4 failed drill attempts totaling over 400 meters of drilling (one dry hole at 200 meters).  The owner called with some urgency and we were able to do a survey of six soundings sites within a few days. Back in the office the data analysis showed the best site as being a moderate risk. The driller commenced drilling and was able to develop over 2 gpm, and above the depth noted in the report as the maximum depth to drill (70 meters). We did however, after a call during drilling  have to advise the owner he should...