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New Alberta Remediation Regulation

The current Remediation Certificate Regulation has been amended and the new regulation is coming into effect January, 2019 in Alberta. There are several changes to the regulation including its name, now called ‘Remediation Regulation’. The amended regulation  specifies new requirements for contamination caused by spills. Any contamination caused by a spill needs to be reported […]

Katch Kan Well Life Cycle Solutions

Katch Kan Well Life Cycle Solutions

For over 20 years, Katch Kan has developed a wide range of products and services for the Upstream. And because its products are innovative, create value in the work environment and the bottom line, Katch Kan has been able to grow into international markets. The Well Life Cycle Solutions are suitable for Land Drilling, Off-Shore […]

Drilling Fluid Containment Expertise at the Global Petroleum Show

Drilling Fluid Containment Expertise at the Global Petroleum Show

Katch Kan invites you to attend the Global Petroleum Show at Calgary’s Stampede Park June 12 to 14. Join the Founder, President and CEO of Katch Kan, Quinn Holtby, Wednesday, June 13 at 3:30 PM, Palomino Room F, as he presents “How to Enable the Collection, Retention and Reuse of Drilling Fluids Released from the […]

Kelly Kan: New improved design

Kelly Kan: New improved design

NEWS RELEASE April 27, 2018 Katch Kan proudly announces improvements to its product, the Kelly Kan. The Kelly Kan is a mud bucket that controls and re-directs drilling fluid discharge through the rotary table.  The new design features a double latch to reinforce and secure closure. A variety of interchangeable seals allows the Kelly Kan […]

Zero Spill System, Minimizing Environmental Risk and Liabilities

Zero Spill System, Minimizing Environmental Risk and Liabilities

Environmental regulations are rapidly becoming global in the Oil and Gas Industry and more voluntary guidelines are changing from voluntary to mandatory with the consequently increase in Corporate Social Responsibility reporting. The key differentiators between regulations around the world are the methods of enforcement, type of information available to the public like non-compliances, debt or […]

Workover Solutions

Workover Solutions

Most oil well interventions or Workover are done because the well is not performing up to expectations. Other reasons could be regulatory requirements, data gathering, supplemental recovery project requirements, etc. Wellbore workover might involve casing or equipment repair, maintenance and installation of new equipment.  And some of the techniques are known as wireline, coiled tubing and […]

Rig Floor Traction and Safety Matting

Rig Floor Traction and Safety Matting

The type of flooring used in the workplace has direct impact on the health and safety of the worker. The combination of the right footwear and the floor mat will dramatically improve  the working conditions.  The importance of safety matting is vital to reduce fatigue and prevent injuries like slips, trips and falls. In the […]

Spill Containment System for Drilling Rigs

Spill Containment System for Drilling Rigs

Drilling fluids are used to facilitate the drilling process by suspending cuttings, controlling pressure, cooling and lubricating, to name a few. There are different types of drilling fluids, also called drilling mud. They could be water based, oil based or synthetic based, and each composition provides different solutions in the well.  Many factors are taken […]

Prevent workplace slips, trips and falls

Prevent workplace slips, trips and falls

You take safety seriously. We recognize and applaud that. But still accidents, mistakes, inattention or carelessness happen on work sites. Acknowledging that and then putting a plan in place to reduce those incidences is the safe thing to do. Being proactive instead of reactive can protect workers and save lives as well as improve a […]

Canada 150: It’s the birthday bash of the century … so far

Canada 150: It’s the birthday bash of the century … so far

Millions of Canadians from sea to shining sea will be celebrating this weekend.  The occasion of course is the country’s 150th birthday. There have of course been a lot of changes since 1867. In 1867 there were only four provinces, today there are ten and three territories. 150 years ago the population was 3,463,000. Now […]