Registration Details

Registration Details

1026-1095-11

In-House

Active

2020-04-16

2020-04-08

Who is the In-house Organization?

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
Suite 2050
717 7th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 0Z3

Mark Scholz
Suite 2050
717 7th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 0Z3

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) is a trade organization that represents the contract drilling and service rig industry in Canada,

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Who are the In-house Lobbyists?
Lobbyists
What is being lobbied?
Description Subject Matters Categories
We are lobbying for the government to support the Association's request to the federal government to purchase tax pools from members. Energy, Finance & Budget, Taxes Grant or Financial Benefit
We are lobbying for the government to exempt drilling and service rig businesses from PST on capital purchases similar to the current exemption on oil, natural gas, and potash operations. Energy, Finance & Budget, Taxes Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to reclassify service rigs as provincial carriers even when crossing provincial boundaries. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to exempt service rig contractors from the Mandatory Entry-level Driver Training (MELT) similar to the agriculture industry. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to exempt service rig contractors from Hours of Service similar to the Alberta government. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to exempt drilling and service rig contractors from 2-11 Work Schedules, 2-12 Overtime hours not to be required, and 2-13 Required period of rest of the Saskatchewan Employment Standards Act and instead permit drilling and service rig contractors to work up to 16 hours/day and apply overtime for work after 10 hours (service rigs) and 12 hours (drilling rigs). See Division 6 Oilwell Servicing of the Alberta Employment Standards Regulation. Labour Relations Regulation
We are advocating for the government to introduce drilling/well servicing activity incentives to sustain and stabilize employment (i.e incentives for load leveling). Finance & Budget Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to exempt drilling and service rig contractors from 2-60 Notice required, 2-61 Payments in case of layoffs or terminations, and 2-62 Notice of group termination of the Saskatchewan Employment Standards Act. Refer to Part 1 Section 5 No notice of termination of the Alberta Employment Standards Regulation. Labour Relations Regulation
We are advocating for the government to provide service rig contractors a two-year scale ticket as opposed to an annual permit. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to reclassify service rigs as off-road vehicles such as farm equipment. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to permit service rigs and related equipment to use "dyed" diesel. Finance & Budget Regulation
We are advocating for the government to replace individual rural/county road permits with an annual permit offered through the province. Transportation Regulation
We are working with the Premier, Minister of Finance, Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister of Government Relations, Minister of Highways and Infrastructure, Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance to discuss possible exemptions or incentives for drilling and well servicing in Saskatchewan. Energy, Finance & Budget, Labour Relations, Workplace Safety Grant or Financial Benefit, Program or Policy, Regulation
We are advocating for the government to reduce and defer Workers' Compensation Board premiums until 2021. Finance & Budget Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to work with the federal government to purchase accounts receivable from Canadian drilling and service rig companies. Finance & Budget Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to invest capital into the Orphan Well Association to support abandonment activity. Energy, Finance & Budget Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to ensure that drilling and service rig operations are considered an essential service/industry. Energy Regulation
We are advocating for the government to eliminate or defer commercial vehicle registration fees, overweight and over-dimensional permit fees, and trip permit fees for at least twelve months. Transportation Regulation
We are advocating for the government to extend the three-year external Certificate of Recognition (COR) audit requirement to five years. Workplace Safety Regulation
We are advocating for the government to introduce well abandonment activity incentives through the introduction of tax deductions or royalty deductions to stimulate well abandonment activity (i.e. CEE/DCE tax deductions for E&P companies that would extend to well abandonment). Finance & Budget, Taxes Grant or Financial Benefit
We are advocating for the government to refund provincial fuel excise taxes to Canadian service rig companies or permit them to use "dyed" diesel in their operations. Energy, Finance & Budget, Taxes Grant or Financial Benefit, Regulation
We are advocating for the government to support the Association's request to the federal government to allow Canadian drilling and service rig companies a six month interest-free deferral of GST/HST/PST and payroll remittance. Finance & Budget, Taxes Grant or Financial Benefit
Who is being lobbied?
  • Executive Council
  • Energy & Resources
  • Highways and Infrastructure
  • Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Saskatchewan Power Corporation
  • Finance
  • Export and Trade Development
  • Government Relations
  • Saskatchewan Worker's Compensation Board
  • Joe Hargrave - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Don Morgan - Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Donna Harpauer - Finance
  • Dustin Duncan - Saskatchewan Power Corporation
  • Bronwyn Eyre - Energy & Resources
  • Scott Moe - Executive Council
  • Greg Ottenbreit - Highways and Infrastructure
  • Lori Carr - Government Relations
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  • Doug MacKnight - Acting Deputy Minister - Energy & Resources
  • Nathan Kress - Manager, Regina Audit Office - Finance
  • Jeremy Brick - Chief of Staff - Energy & Resources
  • Ashley Anderson - Chief of Staff - Finance
  • Michael Anderson - Chief Electrical Inspector - Saskatchewan Power Corporation
  • Brent Hebert - Assistant Deputy Minister, Revenue Division - Finance
  • Andrew Cipywnyk - Director, Trucking Policy, Regulation and Programs - Highways and Infrastructure
  • Michael Kline - Manager, Vehicle Standards & Inspections - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Shay Shpak - Director, Driver Development & Safety Services - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Garth Herbert - Executive Director, Audit Branch - Finance
  • Rupen Pandya - Deputy Minister - Finance
  • Eric Johnson - Executive Director, Taxation and Intergovernmental Affairs Branch - Finance
  • Ray Anthony - Executive Director, Occupational Health & Safety Division - Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Shannon Andrews - Chief of Staff to the Premier - Executive Council
  • Kent Campbell - Deputy Minister - Trade
  • Jennifer Hartung - Executive Coordinator, Deputy Minister's Office - Trade
  • Graham Stewart - Deputy Chief of Staff to the Premier - Issues Management and Policy - Executive Council
  • Cam Swan - Acting Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs - Executive Council
  • Brian Warbey - Executive Director, Tax Information & Compliance Branch - Finance
  • Pete Suderman - Executive Director, Labour Relations and Mediation - Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Fred Antunes - Deputy Minister - Highways and Infrastructure
  • Blair Wagar - Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Planning & Regulation Division - Highways and Infrastructure
  • Clint Fox - Chief of Staff - Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Greg Miller - Deputy Minister - Government Relations
  • Angela Currie - Chief of Staff - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • David Cooper - Chief of Staff - Highways and Infrastructure
  • Jared Dunlop - Chief of Staff - Government Relations
  • Ron Foord - Director, Carrier and Vehicle Safety Services - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Donna Johnson - Deputy Minister - Labour Relations & Workplace Safety
  • Amanda Tafelmeyer - Manager, Carrier Safety Services - Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
  • Grassroots communications
  • Informal communications
  • Meetings
  • Phone Calls
  • Presentations
  • Written communication whether in hard copy or electronic format
Registration Versions
Registration Number Effective Version Status
1026-1095-11 2020-04-08 Active
1026-1095-10 2019-09-21 - 2020-04-07 Inactive
1026-1095-9 2019-08-30 - 2019-09-20 Inactive
1026-1095-8 2019-02-07 - 2019-08-29 Inactive
1026-1095-7 2019-02-01 - 2019-02-06 Inactive
1026-1095-6 2019-01-31 - 2019-01-31 Inactive
1026-1095-5 2018-06-10 - 2019-01-30 Inactive
1026-1095-4 2018-03-06 - 2018-06-09 Inactive
1026-1095-3 2017-11-09 - 2018-03-05 Inactive
1026-1095-2 2017-04-12 - 2017-11-08 Inactive
1026-1095-1 2014-02-01 - 2017-04-11 Inactive
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