ben2008 2:15 PM
"the busiest season for drilling is in the winter, when the ground is frozen. Cold temperatures, high winds, frozen ground, heavy snowfall and ice are not ideal for outdoor activity. But for Oil and Gas Industry, the conditions are just right for the winter drilling season in Canada. The frozen ground allows us to move heavy rig equipment where roads do not exist, or without damaging existing roads. When the ground is thawing or wet, road bans are put in place by the county to protect the roads and ground"