Do you remember your first day on the rigs? All bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and ready to make some cash? As most first days go, we’re willing to bet the work wasn’t 100% what you expected. Although many of you continued your careers in the oil patch, we all know someone that decided rigging just wasn’t for them.
This had us thinking… what does it take to make it on the rigs? So, we decided to ask the experts! Common sense, safety-focus and desire to learn were all common answers. Here’s what else you had to say. Read More
This week on the blog, a look at Rig 58, a 3,000 HP AC Triple in our Canadian fleet loaded with the most technologically advanced drilling equipment in the business.
In September 2015, Rig 445 was awarded the Golden Drilling Rig Award by one of Trinidad’s customers in the United States. Just one year later, they’re back at it again. But this time, for another customer. Selected to drill three out-of-the-ordinary horizontal wells in Texas, the crew and their ultra-heavy tele double quickly proved to be the perfect combination for the job. Read More
This is our latest edition of our #OfftheRig blog posts; a series dedicated to our crews and the things they enjoy most on and off the rigs.
This week we chatted with Jon Harringa, one of our Rig Superintendents in Saudi Arabia. Read More
Trinidad’s mammoth 700 series are rigs everyone wants on their resume (and for good reason). When they were drilling in Villahermosa under our joint venture with Halliburton, these Mexican giants were doing more than catching the eyes of passersby.
This week on the blog, an up-close look at Rig 142, a CanDrill 1,500 HP AC Triple in our US fleet currently drilling in Midland County, Texas.
This is our second #OfftheRig blog post; a series dedicated to our crews and the things they enjoy most on and off the rigs.
This week we chatted with Mark Valentine, 29-year industry veteran and Rig Manager on Rig 427, currently drilling near Estevan, Saskatchewan. Read More
The 2016 Rio Olympics may have come to an end, but our west Texas crews continue their gold medal performances. Read More
This week on the blog, a peek at Rig 38, the 333,600 daN pad triple, currently drilling near Fox Creek, Alberta, Canada.
Enjoy keeping up with our crews all over the world? Check out these postcards from our rigs in Saudi Arabia, Canada, UAE and USA!
Working on some of the safest and most technologically advanced rigs around is something our crews take great pride in. But we know there’s more to life than keepin’ it tight and turnin’ it right.