Northeast B.C. Rig Report - April 25

Sixteen drilling rigs were at work in Northeast B.C. as of April 25, 2019, according to Rig Locator.

The region had the highest fleet utilization rate in Western Canada at 32% for the week, with 34 rigs down. Last year during the same week, 12 rigs were active in the region.

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This week, four contractors were at work, including Precision Drilling (9), Horizon Drilling (2), Ensign Drilling (4), and Citadel Drilling (1).

  • Ensign Rig No. 55 is moving in to Briar Ridge to drill for gas for Encana Corp.
  • Precision Rig No. 545 is drilling for gas for Murphy Oil at Sundown south of Highway 97 and Highway 52N, north of Fellers Heights. Spud was April 18.
  • Precision Rig No. 465 is drilling for gas for ARC Resources in the Dawson Creek area, just east of Rolla Road. Spud was April 21.
  • Precision Rig No. 538 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil in the Doe area, north of Dawson Creek. Spud was April 22.
  • Ensign Rig No. 45 is drilling for gas at Tower Lake for Encana Corp. Spud date was April 12.
  • Horizon Rig No. 41 is drilling for gas for Encana Corp. at Tower Lake, west of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 15.
  • Precision Rig No. 529 is drilling for gas at Inga for ARC Resources. Spud was April 14.
  • Precision Rig No. 542 is drilling for gas for ARC Resources at Inga, east of the Halfway River. Spud was April 22.
  • Citadel Rig No. 4 is drilling for gas for Petronas at Altares. Spud was April 14.
  • Horizon Rig No. 55 is drilling for gas for Kelt Exploration at Inga, just south of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 21.
  • Precision Rig No. 867 is drilling for oil for ConocoPhillips Canada at Inga, north of the Upper Halfway Road. Spud was April 21.
  • Precision Rig No. 379 is drilling for gas for Kelt Exploration at Fireweed, north of the Alaska Highway. Spud was March 31.
  • Precision Rig No. 546 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil at Gundy, southwest of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 19.
  • Precision Rig No. 533 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil at Gundy. Spud was April 14.
  • Ensign Rig No. 437 is drilling for gas for Black Swan Energy at Nig Creek, south of the Beatton River. Spud was April 10.
  • Ensign Rig No. 444 is drilling for gas for Saguaro Resources at Laprise, south of the Sikanni Chief River. Spud was April 5.

In Western Canada, 69 rigs were working out of 550, for a utilization rate of 13%.

Alberta had 51 rigs working out of 389, for a utilization rate of 13%.

Saskatchewan had two rigs working out of 105, for a utilization rate of 2%.

There were no rigs active in Manitoba.

There were no rigs active in Eastern Canada.

Source: Rig Locator

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

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