The Acheson Field

CIM Bulletin, 1952


F OLLOWING the Leduc discovery by Imperial Oil in 1947, The California Standard Company began to acquire land in the area immediately west of Edmonton and in line with t he Leduc reef trend (Figure 1). The California Standard WinteTburn Province No. 1 Lsd. I0, Section 4, Township 53, Range 25, West 4th, which spudded, on the basis of a seismic anomaly, in December, 1949, failed to find reef. This we1'1 was located on the eastern .edge of a large land block which California Standard and Imperial Oil had pooled as a joint venture, with California Standard as the operator.
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