AKITA Drilling Inc.’s wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary has contracted Rig 90, an ultra-high spec deep capacity rig, with a major U.S. operator that has a significant presence in the Permian Basin.

Rig 90 was redeployed from the western Canadian natural gas basin, where it faced limited opportunities to work, and is well equipped to drill the deepest lateral wells of the Permian Basin. In addition to Rig 90, AKITA has other rigs that are well suited for U.S. redeployment.