CAOEC's State of The Industry and
|The Canadian Association of Energy
Contractors (CAOEC) represents 95 land
drilling, directional drilling, offshore
drilling, and service rig member companies
on the frontlines of energy security and
transformation. It recently released its
State of the Industry Report for 2023 and
its drilling and service rig forecast for
2024. Here are some highlights:
Mark Scholz, President & CEO underscored
the growing role the drilling and service rig
sector plays in diversify Canada’s energy:
- The Association expects 2024 drilling
and service rig activity to be modestly
higher than 2023.
- Increase in pipeline capacity including
Key Access Pipeline System (KAPS),
TransMountain Expansion (TMX), Coastal
GasLink and NGTL System may be a
catalyst for further growth.
- Increased activity will generate
additional employment opportunities.
- Senior field positions remain in high
demand and difficult to fill.
|"The industry is excited about new
opportunities to support the extraction of
critical minerals such as lithium, helium,
the production of heat from geothermal,
and sequestration and storage of carbon
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