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September 2021: President, Alberta Enterprise Group, Danielle Smith

September 2021: President, Alberta Enterprise Group, Danielle Smith

September 21, 2021

September has arrived for the General Well Servicing CAOEC Podcast, and as we move into fall, the activity levels are rising! 4,421 operating days on the drilling side in August, and 91,148 operating hours on the service side. Check out the Riggertalk Industry Update for all the numbers. (0:37)

Then we have a great conversation with former leader of the Alberta Wild Rose Party, media personality with Corus Entertainment, entrepreneur, columnist at the Calgary Herald, and current President of Alberta Enterprise Group, Ms. Danielle Smith! (6:30)

This one’s GOOD! Please give us a share or like, and send your feedback or suggestions to communications@caoec.ca.

August 2021: BOE Report Founder, President Barrel Oil Corp. Josh Groberman

August 2021: BOE Report Founder, President Barrel Oil Corp. Josh Groberman

August 20, 2021

The rigs keep rolling on the General Well Servicing CAOEC Podcast, and July’s numbers are UP across the board in both drilling and well servicing; check them out on the Riggertalk Industry Update (3:18).

And part two of our labour series features Josh Groberman of the BOE Report and Barrel Oil Corp. (11:39). Mr. Groberman’s story is a great example for all young entrepreneurs of the many opportunities that exist in Canada’s oil and gas industry for those who are willing to dream big!

The labour market it heating up, and our industry will need people looking for great careers. Please take the time to share this episode with your kids, friends, and family. As always, if you have feedback or suggestions for upcoming guests, please drop us a line at communications@caoec.ca.

July 2020: Drilling Sales Manager Ensign Energy Services John Pahl

July 2020: Drilling Sales Manager Ensign Energy Services John Pahl

July 22, 2021

Things are getting busy on the General Well Servicing CAOEC Podcast, but do we have enough people to meet the growing demand?! Join us as we discuss the labour situation over the next few episodes, starting with Drilling Sales Manager for Ensign Energy Services, Mr. John Pahl. Mr. Pahl (13:35) shares how he got his start in the industry, his assessment of the current hiring envrionment, and what we can look forward to as things progress.

And just how busy are we? 155 active rigs and counting! Check out the RiggerTalk Industry Update (6:15) for all the latest and greatest numbers!

We hope you like the show. This is an important topic, so please take the time to like, and share this episode with your kids, friends, or anyone looking for a great career in energy!

June 2021: CAOEC President and CEO Mark A. Scholz

June 2021: CAOEC President and CEO Mark A. Scholz

June 24, 2021

The heat is on as we head into the summer months, and enjoy all of the increasing activity levels we are seeing. May’s numbers are looking good with the beginning of dramatic recoveries for both the drilling and service rig sectors. Check out the Riggertalk Industry Update at 0:51 for more!

Next, an update from our generous sponsors at General Well Servicing. We speak to Dennis Day and Eagle Sky Ventures’ Derrick Bighill (7:11) about sector activity in Southeast Saskatchewan, the labour situation, and more!

And last but not least, May saw a historic rebrand for our Association as we said goodbye to the CAODC after 72 great years. Joining us to discuss how the Canadian Association of Energy Services was formed is CAOEC President and CEO, Mark Scholz (15:13).

Thanks again for listening and downloading. If you have feedback or suggestions for upcoming guests, please drop us a line at communications@caoec.ca.

May 2021: Michigan Manufacturers Association’s Caroline Liethen

May 2021: Michigan Manufacturers Association’s Caroline Liethen

May 21, 2021

April showers, May flowers, and another edition of the General Well Servicing CAODC Podcast! The numbers are in and they are looking FRESH. How fresh, you ask? Well how do year over year increases of 111 per cent and 290 per cent for drilling and well servicing respectively sound!? Check out the RiggerTalk industry update (6:00) to find out more.

And our special guest this month is Caroline Liethen, Director of Environmental and Regulatory Policy at the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA). Ms. Liethen joins us to discuss how the potential closure of Line 5 will impact her members and their businesses, as well as some of the approaches MMA have taken to help people understand the impact of closing a pipeline that transports over 500,000 barrels of oil and equivalent each and every day.

Thanks again for listening! Please send any feedback or suggestions for guests you’d like to hear to communications@caodc.ca.

April 2021: Canadian Energy Centre CEO Tom Olsen

April 2021: Canadian Energy Centre CEO Tom Olsen

April 22, 2021

Q1 numbers are in, and we have a year over year increase on the General Well Servicing CAODC Podcast! Check out the industry update (7:38) to find out more, and get to know RiggerTalk founder and update sponsor Chris Zavlanos (0:44), who joins us for a check in (and maybe even a special offer for listeners!).

Our guest this month is Canadian Energy Centre CEO Tom Olsen (13:40). Tom joins us to discuss the Centre’s work in research and advocacy, and fill us in on what’s coming up next.

Thanks again for listening! Please send any feedback or suggestions for guests you’d like to hear to communications@caodc.ca.

March 2021: Galatea Technologies Founder Chad Hayden

March 2021: Galatea Technologies Founder Chad Hayden

March 19, 2021

Break-up is upon us! Positive vibes all around the General Well Servicing CAODC Podcast as we head into spring with some nice industry tailwinds.

Year over year decreases on both the drilling and service rig side in February. For all the February data, check out the Industry Update brought to you by RiggerTalk (2:02).

We’re then joined by Galatea Technologies founder, and former Trailblazer Rig Hand, Chad Hayden, for an excellent conversation about how technology in the Canadian oil and gas industry makes us world leaders in ESG (8:54).

The best episode yet? You tell us! Please send any feedback or suggestions for guests you’d like to hear to communications@caodc.ca.

February 2021: Royal Helium Presiden and CEO Andrew Davidson

February 2021: Royal Helium Presiden and CEO Andrew Davidson

February 22, 2021

We’re back in business in February, with General Well Servicing signing on as title sponsors! Thanks to Dennis and Mike for getting on board for what is already shaping up to be an exciting year!

On the drilling side, in January we had 4,689 operating days compared with 6,834 in January of 2020 for a decrease of 31% year over year. On the service side, operating hours in January were down only 6% over 2020 totals. For all the details, check out the RiggerTalk Industry Update (4:10).

And then we are joined by Royal Helium Ltd. President and CEO, Andrew Davidson, for a journey into the world of helium exploration and production (11:30). Mr. Davidson explains how helium is formed, and how CAODC members fit into the equation of this fascinating commodity market.

It’s been a cold month, but the sun is finally coming out and the snow is melting! Open up the windows, let some fresh air in, kick back, and enjoy this month’s episode! If you have any feedback or suggestions for guests, please email us at communications@caodc.ca.

January 2021: Mark Scholz and Jerry Raduy

January 2021: Mark Scholz and Jerry Raduy

January 22, 2021

Here we go! 2021 is just underway and we are picking up speed already. After activity decreases of 34% and 36% on the drilling and service sides respectively, there are a lot of positive vibes in our industry to begin the '21 campaign. Hear all the numbers in the RiggerTalk Industry Update (3:56).

Next, review the year that was with CAODC CEO Mark A. Scholz, as he recalls the major Association milestones from 2020, and gives us a bit of look into the crystal ball (11:00).

And finally, the pièce de résistance, Clear Directional Drilling Solutions President Jerry Raduy joins us to discuss the first new CAODC division in 40 years: Directional Drilling (35:00)!

Want to ensure your year is one to remember? Start if off by downloading the CAODC podcast, and set your sights on 2021 being the best year yet!

December 2020: RigData Industry Update

December 2020: RigData Industry Update

December 21, 2020

First day of winter, last episode of the year!

November picked up slightly and we are finishing 2020 off with stronger activity levels. On the drilling side, we had 2,630 operating days, and on the service side 75,232 operating hours. For all the details, listen to the CAODC RigData Industry Update.

This one won’t keep you from enjoying your Christmas Cheer for too long. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and all the best in 2021! If you like what you hear, please give us a like or share, and if you have any ideas for the show, please send a note to communications@caodc.ca.

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