Northeast B.C. Rig Report - November 14

There were 10 drilling rigs at work this week in Northeast B.C., according to Rig Locator.

That's 23% of the region's fleet being utilized with 34 rigs down, and down from this time last year, when 20 rigs were active in the region.

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Precision Drilling, Ensign Drilling, Horizon Drilling , and Nabors Drilling are the active contractors this week.

  • Ensign 45 is drilling for gas for Encana at Briar Ridge. Spud was Nov. 8.


  • Ensign 55 is drilling for gas for Encana at Briar Ridge. Spud was Nov. 6.

  • Horizon 41 is drilling for gas for Encana at Briar Ridge. Spud was Nov. 9.

  • Horizon 55 is drilling for gas for Kelt Exploration at Inga. Spud was Nov. 11.

  • Nabors 120 is drilling for gas for Petronas at Bubbles. Spud was Nov. 7.

  • Precision 538 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil at Doe. Spud was Nov. 10. 

  • Precision 542 is drilling for gas for ARC Resources at Parkland. Spud was Nov. 12.

  • Precision 544 is moving in to Town to drill for gas for Petronas.

  • Precision 546 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline at Blueberry. Spud was Nov. 7.

  • Precision 867 drilling for gas for ConocoPhilips at Blueberry. Spud was Nov. 14.

Across Western Canada, 149 of 547 rigs are at work, or 27% of the fleet.

Alberta has 100 rigs working out of 386; Saskatchewan has 33 rigs working out of 110; and six of seven rigs are active in Manitoba.

One rig is active in Ontario.

At this time last year, there were 235 rigs at work across Canada. 

Data from RigLocator is compiled twice daily based on reports from the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca. 

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