Alberta drilling rig Canada averaged 186 active drilling rigs this week according to data from the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors. Of those rigs, 111 are drilling for oil, 70 are drilling for natural gas, and 5 for other. Drilling activity by province is 125 in Alberta, 35 in Saskatchewan, 13 in British Columbia, 2 in Manitoba, and 11 in other. Precision Drilling holds the majority of the Canadian market share with 30 per cent, Ensign Drilling with 18 per cent, Savanna Drilling with 9 per cent, Horizon Drilling with 8 per cent, and Nabors Drilling with 8 per cent. View a full breakdown of Western Canada’s rig activity .