Canada averaged 233 active drilling rigs this week according to data from the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors.
Of those rigs, 26% are drilling for natural gas, 59% are drilling for oil, 5% for other (helium, hydrogen, geothermal, or potash), and 10% are moving. Drilling activity by province is 75% in Alberta, 16% in Saskatchewan, 3% in BC, and 6% elsewhere.
Precision Drilling holds the majority of the Canadian market share with 30%, Ensign Drilling with 22%, Savanna Drilling with 10%, and Horizon Drilling with 7%.
View a full breakdown of Western Canada’s rig activity.
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