Board Bio: Don Rae

May 9, 2016

How long have you been in the industry and how did you get your start? I’ve been in the industry for 48 years. I started roughnecking in the summer of 1968 on a service rig […]

Calgary’s Rig Art: History of Oil

May 9, 2016

By Cheryl Lawrence The vibrant glowing mural entitled History of Oil is a large 5‘ x 9‘ canvas situated in the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame at the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre. With the […]

Big Rig Strikes Craft Success

May 9, 2016

By Patrick Brooks Nisku-based distillery finds niche with rig-themed brand. Carpal tunnel syndrome finally caught up to Geoff Stewart after 22 years of tattooing and cleaning teeth. Now forced to look for something else to […]

Calgary’s Rig Art: Legacy

March 30, 2016

Title: Legacy Artist: Doug Driediger Year: 1997 Calgary Petroleum Club President: Dennis Flanagan A simple stroll through the hallowed halls of the Calgary Petroleum Club in downtown Calgary suggests that oil, cowboys, and western art […]

Efficiency Then and Now

March 27, 2016

Working at the CAODC, I have the distinct advantage of having access to files that predate my birth by almost 30 years. When combing through the archives you find documents that you just know were […]

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