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The Roughneck

The Roughneck
The Roughneck 
was founded in 1952 as the voice of the Canadian oil community. The magazine reports on the people and events of that community - both past and present - that have made the oilpatch in Canada what it is today.

The Roughneck analyzes political events that affect the industry and profiles people and businesses that are a part of it. The magazine covers the news that others miss because it is a part of the industry about which it writes. Opinions expressed herein are those of the staff writers and may not reflect those of the magazine's readers or advertisers.

 


4: TECHNOLOGY VERIFICATION

• Katch Kan Receives Canadian Environmental Technology Verification

7: NEWS

• Russia Considers $50.0 B (US) Investment in Iranian Oil & Gas

• OPEC Near ‘Mission Accomplished’ as Oil Glut Vanishes

• 2018 Oil & Gas Projects to Break Even at $44/Barrel (US)

10: OPINION

• Solutions to B.C.’s Angst About Trans Mountain Expansion

12: DOWNHOLE INNOVATION

• Ulterra Introduces Splitblade Drill Bits – Promises Faster Drilling and Cost Savings

• Beyond Energy Services Patents Managed Pressure Drilling Technology

• Maverick Downhole Tools Redesigns Plug-and-Perf Equipment

26: PROFILE

• Inline Industries Has Loyal Clients Who Enjoy its Full-Service Commitment

• Razor Energy: Pointedly Focused on Brownfield Development & Cost Reduction

• Astec Safety Credo: Making Safety Right Because Working without safety is a dead-end job

36: MOST ACTIVE RIG OPERATORS

37: RIG COUNT, AD INDEX

Front Cover

Technical experts know that managed pressure drilling (MPD) is an adaptive drilling process used to precisely control the annular pressure profile in the wellbore.