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Jun 12 2013 Filed Under:Articles - A New Data Hub for Drilling and Service Rigs CAODC Vice-President, Operations, Nancy Malone: “We have great teams in place who have been reviewing the evolution of the project and offering feedback"
Apr 16 2013 Filed Under:Articles - CAODC Spotlights Derrickhands and Service Rig Managers in CTV Ads

[Published in The Roughneck] 'Spokesperson’ isn’t a typical job descriptor for a member of a rig crew. 

Apr 1 2013 Filed Under:Articles - A Decade of Safety Improvement on the Rigs CAODC data shows that ten years ago, incident frequency as measured by CAODC’s TRIF formula, showed that ten incidents or more occurred every 100 operating days. Today, TRIF has been slashed by more than half. In fact...
Feb 18 2013 Filed Under:Articles - Safety Culture Includes the Driver's Seat

If you’re around Brooks, Red Deer, Grande Prairie or Lloydminster on Tuesdays and Thursdays, you may hear on the local radio station a message from CAODC. 

Oct 1 2012 Filed Under:Articles - Drilling Fleet Grows in 2012

[PUBLISHED IN Oilweek] Last November, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) forecast that the drilling rig fleet in Canada would grow through 2012.

Aug 1 2012 Filed Under:Articles - Oil and Gas Data

Published in The Roughneck (“Association’s Corner”)
August 2012

Across western Canada, it’s not just rigs and crewsthat move regularly. Field data – information captured during operations – is always on...

Jun 1 2012 Filed Under:Articles - Square Tank in a Round Hole

[Published in The B.C. Oil and Gas Report]   On rig sites across western Canada, the fuel tanks all display large decals.

Apr 1 2012 Filed Under:Articles - Tradition with Impact: CAODC Safety Awards

April is the month when land-based drilling rigs and well servicing rigs celebrate the safety successes of the previous year. CAODC hosts two evening banquets to celebrate the crews who made these achievements...

Dec 1 2011 Filed Under:Articles - Time to Man Up

(published in Oilweek) This winter, the heaviest workload will fall not to the leasesite or wellsite. Rather, in the months ahead, personnel departments will shoulder the weightiest task: staffing rigs.

Nov 1 2010 Filed Under:Articles - Rig Companies Drilling for Workers

PUBLISHED IN The Edmonton Sun AND The Lloydminster Meridian Booster