2020 YEAR-END RESERVES

The reserves data presented herein is based upon an evaluation by NSAI and summarizes PetroShale’s crude oil and natural gas reserves and the net present value of future net revenue for these reserves using forecast prices and costs. All references to reserves are to 100% working interest Company reserves, meaning PetroShale’s working interest reserves before consideration of royalty interests. The reserve report has been prepared in accordance with the standards contained in the COGE Handbook and the reserve definitions contained in National Instrument 51‑101 (“NI 51-101”) and CSA Staff Notice 51‑324.  No attempt was made to evaluate possible reserves.

Please see PetroShale’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2020 for complete reserves disclosure.

Working Interest and Net Company Interest Reserves

Reserves
Tight Oil Shale Gas (2) Natural Gas Liquids (2) BOE
Working Interest Net Working Interest Net Working Interest Net Working Interest Net
Reserves Category (Mbbl) (Mbbl) (Mmcf) (Mmcf) (Mbbl) (Mbbl) (Mboe) (Mboe)
PROVED:
Developed Producing 17,187.8 14,033.3 23,777.8 19,351.0 4,355.0 3,560.2 25,505.8 20,818.7
Developed Non-Producing 391.0 324.5 298.0 250.0 62.8 52.8 503.5 419.0
Undeveloped 23,420.5 19,196.2 21,224.3 17,340.2 3,893.9 3,199.4 30,851.8 25,285.6
TOTAL PROVED 40,999.3 33,554.0 45,300.2 36,941.2 8,311.7 6,812.5 56,861.0 46,523.4
PROBABLE 10,771.8 8,751.0 13,334.4 10,839.5 2,455.7 2,004.3 15,450.0 12,561.9
TOTAL PROVED PLUS PROBABLE 51,771.2 42,304.9 58,634.6 47,780.6 10,767.4 8,816.8 72,311.0 59,085.1

(1) Columns may not add due to rounding
(2) All of our shale gas and natural gas liquids reserves are produced in solution with our tight oil. The natural gas liquid reserves are recovered from our natural gas reserves downstream of the wellhead.

Net Present Value of Future Net Revenue ($ US)

Before Income Taxes Discounted at (%/year)
Reserves Category 0%
($US 000s)
5%
($US 000s)
10%
($US 000s)
15%
($US 000s)
20%
($US 000s)
PROVED:
Developed Producing  477,966.1  345,903.3  271,273.2  224,608.9  193,035.7
Developed Non-Producing  7,514.4  5,543.4  4,259.2  3,389.2  2,776.3
Undeveloped  520,398.4  310,283.7  200,508.9  136,726.7  96,619.2
TOTAL PROVED  1,005,878.9  661,730.5  476,041.3  364,724.8  292,431.2
PROBABLE  352,242.1  208,923.0  140,368.5  102,634.3  79,599.4
TOTAL PROVED PLUS PROBABLE  1,358,121.0  870,653.5  616,409.8  467,359.1  372,030.6

(1) Columns may not add due to rounding.

As a reporting issuer in Canada, PetroShale is required to report its reserves and NPV10 using forecast pricing and costs, as stipulated under NI 51-101. The forecast prices reflected in the NPV10 are included in the Company’s 2020 Annual Information Form, which is filed on SEDAR and posted to the Company’s website, and are based on an average of the prices decks from GLJ Ltd, Sproule Associates Limited and McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd.

 

Reserves Reconciliation

Total (Mboe)
Total Proved Probable Total Proved Plus Probable
December 31, 2019 57,451.0 13,016.3 70,467.3
    Discoveries
    Extensions and Improved Recovery
    Technical Revisions(1)  4,810.0  2,682.1  7,492.1
    Acquisitions(2)  209.6  68.9  278.6
    Dispositions
    Economic Factors  (877.9)  (317.4)  (1,195.3)
    Production  (4,731.7)  (4,731.7)
December 31, 2020  56,861.0  15,450.0 72,311.0

(1) Technical revisions include removal of locations based on development permitting and activity of our operators on non-operated properties. Additionally, it reflects changes to reserves based on estimates from further production information gathered in 2020 from our wells and analogous wells near our lands, and revisions to interest on certain non-operated wells.

(2) The acquisitions amount is the estimate of reserves at December 31, 2020, adjusted for production associated with the acquired properties from the related acquisition date to December 31, 2020.

(3) Columns may not add due to rounding.