Our most active joint venture encompasses the Rural Municipality of Wood Buffalo (which includes the Fort McMurray-oil-sands) and involves the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Fort-McKay Métis Local, Fort Chipewyan Métis Local and Conklin Métis Local. These five Indigenous groups partially own AKITA Rigs 25, 26, 27 and 28.
Akita Wood Buffalo Drilling Ltd.
Akita Mistiyapew Aski Drilling Ltd.
Our newest joint venture, established in 2018, between AKITA and Saulteau First Nations, residing near Chetwynd BC, on the Montney-play. AKITA Rig 56 is partially owned by Saulteau First Nations.
Akita Equtak Drilling Ltd.
Our oldest joint venture, established in 1983 between AKITA and the Inuvialuit Development Corporation representing the Inuvialuit peoples of the Northwest Territories. AKITA Rig 61 is partially owned by the Inuvialuit Development Corporation.