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Operations

Core Areas

Northern Blizzard has a focused and concentrated asset base of almost 200,000 net acres along the Alberta and Saskatchewan border.

The Corporation’s core areas are in southwest Saskatchewan.

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Some of our Key Properties are:

Cactus Lake

Located approximately 50 kilometres northwest of Kerrobert and is 100% owned and operated by Northern Blizzard. The field produces heavy oil primarily from the Lower Cretaceous Rex and Mississippian Bakken formations. There is also secondary production from the Lower Cretaceous Lloydminster, Waseca and Sparky formations. In addition to waterflood recoveries, management believes there is potential for successful incremental recoveries in the Lower Cretaceous Rex, Sparky and Mississippian Bakken formations with polymerflood. There are currently two producing polymerflood projects in the Bakken and Sparky formations. Within the Cactus Lake property is an area which contains the Mannville McLaren channel. Northern Blizzard has identified the potential for a SAGD project within this area and has begun preliminary scoping of this project in two phases with a regulatory application submitted in December 2014 followed by first production anticipated in Q4 of 2016.

Winter

Located approximately 75 kilometres southeast of Lloydminster. Northern Blizzard owns an average 74% working interest (based on 2P reserves) and operates the production at the Winter property. The main producing horizon is the Cretaceous Cummings formation, which consists of a 10-metre to 15-metre oil column underlain by a thick aquifer.

Court

Located approximately 40 kilometres west of Kerrobert. Northern Blizzard has a 100% working interest and operates this property, except for five producing gas wells where it has 50% working interest. The field produces primarily from three main Mississippian Bakken pools (Court Main, Court SW and Fusilier). Other producing formations include the Cretaceous Waseca, and Viking.

Westhazel

Located approximately 55 kilometres northeast of Lloydminster and includes lands at Westhazel, Celtic and Standard Hill. Northern Blizzard holds a 100% working interest in these properties. Production to date has been primarily from the Cretaceous General Petroleum formation, with secondary production from the Cretaceous Waseca and Sparky formations.

Cuthbert

Located approximately 45 kilometres southwest of Kindersley. The main producing horizons are the Cretaceous Bantry and Basal Quartz formations. Secondary horizons include the Waseca and Viking formations. The Bantry and Basal Quartz formations produces oil and gas while the Waseca and Viking produce gas.

Plover Lake

Located approximately 30 kilometres northwest of Kerrobert. Northern Blizzard has a 100% working interest in this operated property. The field produces primarily from two main Mississippian Bakken pools. Production has also come out of the Mannville McLaren in the past and is now a significant contributor to the Corporation’s production when the first SAGD project came on production in 2014 at Plover Lake SAGD Sec 22. Northern Blizzard has also identified two additional heavy oil SAGD projects in the Plover Lake area.

Hearts Hill

Located approximately 80 kilometres northwest of Kindersley and is 100% owned and operated by Northern Blizzard. The main producing horizon is the Mississippian Bakken formation. Other up hole producing formations include the Cretaceous Sparky and Waseca.

Luseland

Includes the Luseland field. It is located approximately 165 kilometres south of the city of Lloydminster. The main producing horizon is the Bakken formation.

Mantario

Located approximately 40 kilometres southwest of Kindersley. Northern Blizzard holds a non-operated working interest in the property of approximately 33%. Production is primarily from the Cretaceous Glauconite formation with secondary production from the Cretaceous Colony, Waseca and Basal Quartz formations.

Manitou Lake East

Located approximately 73 kilometres southeast of Lloydminster. Northern Blizzard has a 100% working interest in this operated property. The underexploited McLaren formation contains infill drilling potential, waterflood optimization upside and pool expansion opportunities based on seismic interpretation.

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