Wood Mackenzie, the international energy consultancy, is highlighting 14 North American oil and gas developments to monitor in 2014. Some of them involve markets and transportation, some pertain to geology and others are about engineering.
Here are a few that are important for Canada’s oil patch.
The Duvernay: This liquids-rich natural gas play in Alberta has been the target of a land rush and its potential has generated much buzz. One big advantage for companies with acreage there is its proximity to the oil sands, where condensate is needed as a thinning agent for bitumen so it can move in pipelines.