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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: THE DOUGLAS REPORT

One word destroys public discourse

8: MONEY MATTERS

Time for tax tips

10: OPINION

• It Should be Inter-Provincial Cooperation, Not Competition Come on Brad!
• workplace wellness at the jobsite

14: FOCUS - DOWNHOLE TECHNOLOGY

• Schlumberger’s 2017 Global Outlook
• Mud Cooling System Ensures Safety Margins + Cost Savings Are Captured

20: PIPELINES

The Long Road Ahead for Keystone XL

24: PROFILE

• PRODUCER RECLAMATION : Kensington Oil & Gas Offers New Hope for Legacy Oil Wells
• SUPPLIER : Inclusive Stockpiles Surplus Equipment Buys Low, Sells High

28: JOKES

29: RIG COUNT, AD INDEX

30: MOST ACTIVE RIG OPERATORS


Front Cover

Roughneck August 2015

When the chairman of one of the world’s largest oilfield services company -- known for its capabilities in reservoir characterization, drilling, production, processing, and pipeline solutions -- speaks, it’s important to listen.  Paul Kibsgaard, Schlumberger’s chair and CEO, presented his strategy to restore the strength and capabilities of the global oilpatch to an international audience last month in New Orleans.


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