Northeast B.C. Rig Report - May 2

Sixteen drilling rigs were at work in Northeast B.C. as of May 2, 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, 11 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).

 

  • 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 27.
  • Precision Rig No. 538 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil in the Doe area, north of Dawson Creek. Spud was April 28.
  • Precision Rig No. 529 is drilling for gas for ARC Resources at Inga. Spud was April 24.
  • Precision Rig No. 542 is drilling for gas for ARC Resources at Inga. Spud was April 22.
  • Precision Rig No. 530 is moving in to Red Creek to drill for Tourmaline Oil.
  • Precision Rig No. 867 is drilling for oil for ConocoPhillips Canada at Inga, north of the Upper Halfway Road. Spud was April 20.
  • Precision Rig No. 546 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil at Gundy, southwest of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 27.
  • Precision Rig No. 533 is drilling for gas for Tourmaline Oil at Gundy. Spud was April 24.
  • Ensign Rig No. 55 is drilling for gas for Encana Corp. in Briar Ridge. Spud was April 25.
  • Ensign Rig No. 45 is drilling for gas at Tower Lake for Encana Corp. Spud date was April 24.
  • Ensign Rig No. 437 is drilling for gas for Black Swan Energy at Nig Creek, south of the Beatton River. Spud was May 1.
  • Ensign Rig No. 444 is drilling for gas for Saguaro Resources at Laprise, south of the Sikanni Chief River. Spud was April 21.
  • Horizon Rig No. 41 is drilling for gas for Encana Corp. at Tower Lake, west of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 27.
  • Horizon Rig No. 55 is drilling for gas for Kelt Exploration at Inga, just south of the Alaska Highway. Spud was April 21.
  • Citadel Rig No. 4 is drilling for gas for Petronas at Altares. Spud was April 14.

In Western Canada, 66 rigs were working out of 548, for a utilization rate of 12%.

Alberta had 47 rigs working out of 388, for a utilization rate of 12%.

Saskatchewan had three rigs working out of 105, for a utilization rate of 3%.

There were no rigs active in Manitoba.

There was one rig active in Eastern Canada, in Ontario, where Predator Drilling Rig No. 14 is drilling for Enbridge Gas Distribution in the Sarnia area.

Source: Rig Locator

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

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