Canada averaged 169 active drilling rigs this week according to data from the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors.
Of those rigs, 26% are drilling for natural gas, 60% are drilling for oil, 2% for other (helium, hydrogen, geothermal, or potash), and 12% are moving. Drilling activity by province is 69% in Alberta, 17% in Saskatchewan, 11% in BC, and 3% elsewhere.
Precision Drilling holds the majority of the Canadian market share with 34%, Ensign Drilling with 27%, Savanna Drilling with 12%, and Horizon Drilling with 5%.
View a full breakdown of Western Canada’s rig activity.
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