Madalena is an independent, Canadian-based, domestic and international upstream oil and gas company whose main business activities include exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas.
Domestically, Madalena holds a significant acreage position in Western Canada, with a core area of operations located in the Greater Paddle River area, where the company holds approximately 200 gross (>150 net) sections of land (78% average W.I.) encompassing multiple light oil and liquids-rich gas resource plays. Madalena's primary domestic focus is to exploit its large inventory of horizontal drilling locations on its Ostracod oil and emerging Nordegg oil & liquids-rich gas resource plays.
Internationally, Madalena holds three large blocks within the prolific Neuquén basin in Argentina and is focused on the delineation of its large petroleum in-place shale and unconventional resources in the Vaca Muerta and Lower Agrio shales, in addition to tight sand plays in the Mulichinco and Quintuco. The company is also horizontally developing a conventional oil play in the Sierras Blancas formation. Madalena holds 135,000 net acres on the Coiron Amargo (35,027 net acres), Curamhuele (50,400 net acres) and Cortadera (49,600 net acres) blocks.