Cougar Drilling wins Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program
EDMONTON, AB, — Edmonton’s Cougar Drilling Solutions is a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program for 2012.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be included in this distinguished group of companies,” said Blaine LaBonte, CEO of Cougar Drilling Solutions. “We’ve been working really hard to make Cougar Drilling Solutions as great as it can be, and it’s rewarding to be recognized for those efforts.”
With beginnings as a family-owned, Edmonton-based downhole drilling tool manufacturer, Cougar Drilling Solutions is now a premier supplier of vertical, directional and horizontal drilling services to the oil, gas and geothermal exploration and development industry with offices in Canada, the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Turkey and Indonesia.
Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues totaling more than $10 million.
Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this prestigious designation.
After an independent panel of judges selects the final 50 annual award winners, the winning companies are honoured with the hallmark of excellence – the Best Managed designation. This year, Cougar Drilling Solutions is included in the group of award winners.