Rig Locator

Rig Locator provides you with the most accurate, up-to-date information on the locations and status of each rig in Western Canada’s fleet. Your subscription includes access to the Rig Locator website featuring a built-in mapping tool for quick, easy searches.

Raw rig data is provided by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC).

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Rig Locator provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive rig data on the market. With your subscription, you can quickly identify business opportunities as well as analyze your competition and market share. With our sophisticated mapping tool, you can search and export important data to help you make key business decisions.

Review your membership options and benefits below:

Rig Locator features

Rig Locator Dashboard at a glance provides:

  • Current daily activity
  • Overall utilization rate
  • Top five active operators
  • Graph of current licenses compared to previous years
  • Graph of current rig utilization rates compared to previous years

Rig Locator Well License information:

  • Monthly license count
  • Horizontal and directional count
  • Exploratory and developmental counts
  • Top 25 licenses of the year
  • License search by date, operator and location

Rig Locator Reports and Downloads:

  • Current drilling
  • Rig market share analysis
  • Western Canada rig moves
  • Contractors' summary
  • Top active operators' depth activity
  • Planned drilling projects
  • Drilling activity surveys
  • PSAC drilling chart
  • Contractor utilization summary (updated quarterly)
  • Active rig graphs
  • Drilling summary

Email Alerts:

  • Select up to five PSAC areas and receive a daily email alert with any of the latest rig activity well licenses
  • Track up to 25 rig movements

Rig Locator Search and Mapping tools provide detailed information by:

  • Operator
  • Contractor
  • Township / Range
  • BC NTS
  • PSAC area
  • Province
  • Filter by status, preferred zone, well type and capacity
  • Default map overlays for facilities and emergency locations
  • Ability to create your own map overlays
  • Ability to export rigs in the mapping tool


monthly membership

$99 per month

  • Billed on a month-to-month basis
  • Cancel any time before your monthly renewal
  • Receive full access to all features listed above

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annual membership

$77 per month

  • Save over $250 a year versus the monthly membership
  • Billed once per year
  • Receive full access to all features listed above

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Accessing Rig Locator Online

Corporate Deals

  • Allows multiple users to access all of the Rig Locator features
  • Group pricing at significant savings to your organization
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Looking to see if Rig Locator is for you? Try our 7-day trial.

Contact us for any questions regarding purchasing a membership.


Toll-Free: 1.800.387.2446 x 3505

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