E-News for April 2019

New Associate Members

  • Alberta Provincial Election – April 16
    As the provincial election is upon us, please encourage your friends, family, colleagues and employees to take the time to vote. For more information on where to vote, click here. For more information about each party’s energy policies, click here
  • The Vote Energy Campaign
    CAPP released a document, called  Oil and Natural Gas Priorities for a Prosperous Alberta, which outlines goals and policy recommendations by which any political party could improve its policies to help make Alberta the global energy supplier of choice. As the Alberta provincial election approaches, it is important to know the facts. Voting for energy is voting for a prosperous future. For more information, click here.

In the Press

  • Report states 12,500 direct oil and gas sector jobs could be lost this year
    Fort McMurray Today, April 9, 2019. Story here.
  • Canadian oilfield service companies bringing in more revenue from U.S. operations
    Global News, March 25, 2019. Story here.
  • Varcoe: As Canada spins its wheels, U.S. has pedal to the medal
    Calgary Herald, March 14, 2019. Story here.

Featured Associate Members

CAODC appreciates your support!
  • Bertram Drilling Corp.— member since 2008
    Bertram is a diversified specialty drilling company serving an array of customers, primarily in the energy industry. They operate their own rigs which are primarily used for oil sands coring, geothermal drilling and shot-hole seismic drilling. Bertram also provides diamond and pipeline drilling.
  • Bluewave Energy— member since 2011
    Bluewave Energy is a Canadian petroleum distribution leader that specializes in delivering high-quality fuel, propane, lubricants and equipment to a growing number of businesses, industries and homeowners from coast to coast. For better service excellence, 111 Bluewave Energy branches conveniently located across Canada allow us to quickly respond to the needs of local customers and their unique requirements.
  • MAS-Pro Oilfield Supply — member since 2016
    As a single source provider, MAS-Pro service snubbing and coil units, well service and drilling rigs, production testing, fracturing and acidization, wireline, general supply, and manufacturing. With knowledgeable and friendly staff, their goal is to provide customers with competitive pricing while surpassing expectations of service.
  • Snubco Pressure Control Ltd.— member since 2012
    Since its inception, Snubco has strategically grown from a single small snubbing unit to a fleet of small to large equipment for a variety of snubbing, freeze and hot-tap services. To better supply our customers with oilfield servicing solutions, they have added “self-contained” snubbing units to their fleet. With their unique expertise, Snubco is also able to provide support to well control specialists by supplying equipment and personnel on many well control events within the oil and gas industry.
  • The Rig Shop Ltd.— member since 2005
    The Rig Shop Ltd. Is a Canadian oilfield fabrication company that specializes in the manufacture of all types and sizes of onshore drilling equipment using both conventional and coil tubing technologies. The Rig Shop’s experienced management, production, and engineering teams help ensure that their customer’s needs are fully understood and the final product meets their needs.

New Events / Items

  • Oil Respect Speaker Series: Terry Etam (April 29, 2019 in Calgary, AB)
    Known as an influential voice within the oil and gas industry, Terry Etam is a twenty-five year veteran of Canada’s energy business. Join us on Monday, April 29 at the Calgary Petroleum Club for a lunch presentation with BOE Report’s Terry Etam! To register, click here.
  • Life Saving Rules Implementation: Sharing Lessons Learned (May 16, 2019 in Calgary, AB)
    The session will cover an overview of Energy Safety Canada’s Life Saving Rules and provide a community of practice to share lessons learned on the implementation of Life Saving Rules. Participants should come prepared to talk about challenges, solutions and successes in the implementation and on-going support of Life Saving Rules within their organization. To register, click here.
  • Potential Speaker Series topic
    We're looking for keynote speaker suggestions for upcoming Speaker Series events. To pitch your idea for a great speaker, drop us a note at communications@caodc.ca.
  • Vote Energy
    Encourage your staff and colleagues to vote energy in the upcoming provincial election in Alberta on April 16, 2019. For more information about voting for energy, click here.
  • 2019 CAODC Associate Memberships are available! 
    There are a variety of membership options to fit your business needs. Apply now! (memberships expire December 31, 2019). Apply online or email questions to membership@caodc.ca. Referrals are always welcome!

Bulletins / Safety Alerts

  • General Bulletin: G-19-03, University of Fredericton Certificate in Health, Safety  and Environmental Processes Scholarship Program
    The University of Fredericton is pleased to provide an annual scholarship program to their online, award-winning Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes program, in honour of Tim Downing and his contributions to the occupational health and safety profession. This scholarship will be awarded by CAODC. For more information, click here.
  • General Bulletin: G-19-02, Energy Safety Canada CSO Classroom and CSO Pricing Change
    Energy Safety Canada has recently launched a classroom version of the Common Safety Orientation (CSO) called CSO Classroom. Making the CSO available both online and in class is intended to encourage broad industry adoption of a single safety orientation and make it easier for workers to access the training. For more information, click here.
  • Permit Bulletin: P-19-02, TDG Federal Equivalency Certificate SU 12803
    This equivalency certificate (EC) authorizes CAODC members to transport dangerous goods used in oilfield operations in a manner that does not comply with certain TDG Regulations. For more information, click here.
  • Permit Bulletin: P-19-01 Rev. 2, Acceptance of Previous Training by Another Contractor, Approved Previous Employer List
    Providing certain criteria has been met, a service rig member operating under the authority of the Oil and Gas Well Service Rig Permit (the Permit) may accept a convoy and/or heavy duty certificate that has been issued by a previous employer. For more information, click here.
  • Technical Bulletin: AER Directive 36, Appendix 5, Informational Notice
    The purpose of this bulletin is to advise CAODC members operating in Alberta only that the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has revised Appendix 5 of Directive 36 which includes up to five years between certification for all blowout preventers. For more information, click here.

Conferences / Courses / Meetings

  • Scotiabank CAPP Energy Symposium (April 16-17, 2019 in Toronto, ON)
    The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and partner Scotiabank, encourage CAPP members and energy investors to attend the 2019 Energy Symposium, April 16 - 17, 2019 in Toronto.  The event connects Canada’s upstream oil and natural gas industry with the investment community. For more information, click here.
  • Petroleum Safety Conference (PSC) (April 30-May 2, 2019 in Banff, AB)
    Our industry shares a common goal: zero injuries, zero incidents. To make that happen we must engage in discussion and collaboration, exchange ideas and best practices, and empower people at every level—from the frontline worker to the boardroom—to lead safety.  This is what the annual PSC is about. To register, click here.
  • Peace Region Petroleum Show (May 15-16, 2019 in Grand Prairie, AB)
    Meet people and learn more about the latest products, services and technology in the oil and gas industry. For more information, click here.
  • Energy Connect Virtual Conference and Expo (May 21-22, 2019)
    Energy Connect Virtual Conference and Expo is a world class oil and gas technology event that is held entirely online. It is a place where oil and gas professionals convene to engage in dialogue, create partnerships, do business, and identify the solutions and strategies that will shape the industry for the year ahead.  To see the list of distinguished speakers, click here. To pre-register for free, click here. To get more information on exhibiting or presenting, click here
  • Canada Gas & LNG Exhibition and Conference (May 21-23, 2019 in Vancouver, BC)
    As the only event of its kind, CGLNG is able to adapt and reflect the expansions taking place within the market such as the recent FID on LNG Canada and bring the full value chain together: from producers, pipeline players and LNG projects, through to transportation companies, petrochemical players and power producers from the length of Canada and the rest of the world. For more information, click here.
  • Canada North Resources Expo (May 24-25, 2019 in Prince George, BC)
    Featuring all of the equipment, services, and technology to get big jobs done, 2019 will be another monumental year. Tons of big iron will cover four acres of indoor and outdoor space, showcasing the resources sectors’ leading companies and products. For more information, click here.
  • Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Show (June 5-6, 2019 in Weyburn, SK)
    The show provides an opportunity for the service and supply segment of the industry to display their products and latest technology applicable to the oil & gas Industry. For more information, click here.
  • Global Petroleum Show (June 11-13, 2019 in Calgary, AB) 
    Attend the most important energy expo and conference in North America! Over 50,000 international and domestic oil and gas executives get together to share innovative technologies, conduct business and engage in complex and controversial discussions aimed to shape the future of the energy industry. To register, click here.
  • Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show (June 18-19, 2019 in St. Johns, NL)
    The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show is the premier event focused on East Coast Canada’s energy industry, technology and business.  The Petroleum Show has been a mainstay event in the Atlantic Region for over 20 years. The show celebrates the technology, people and projects of Canada’s offshore energy industry and now includes clean technologies, renewables and environmental strategies. For more information, click here.
  • Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show (September 10-11 in Fort McMurray, AB)
    Meet the decision makers and influencers in the oil sands sector. New for 2019, employees within operating companies will gain access to free technical and business information, learning about the technologies, products and services available in the supply chain. To register, click here.

  • Oil Respect Speaker Series: Terry Etam (April 29, 2019 in Calgary, AB)
    Known as an influential voice within the oil and gas industry, Terry Etam is a twenty-five year veteran of Canada’s energy business. Join us on Monday, April 29 at the Calgary Petroleum Club for a lunch presentation with BOE Report’s Terry Etam! To register, click here.
  • Join us at the Global Petroleum Show (June 11-13, 2019 in Calgary, AB)
    Visit us at our booth at the Global Petroleum Show! Be sure to come say hi!
  • Save Canadian Jobs: Join the Coalition
    Save Canadian Jobs is a digital campaign being shared and promoted by a large network of industry and advocacy groups with the goal of mobilizing as many Canadians opposed to Bill C-69 as possible.With diverse voices, Senators and elected MPs will be compelled to pay attention and act. There is no time to lose. Now is the time to make real noise and be noticed. For more information about the campaign and Bill C-69, click here.
  • Show us your Oil Respect
    Post a photo showing us your Oil Respect and tag @OilRespect on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for a chance to be featured on our page and in The Hitch magazine!
  • Shop Oil Respect
    Shop toques, t-shirts and tanks that support the Canadian oil and gas industry here.