Industry Leader, Canada 2015

Awarded to: Quinn Holtby - Katch Kan Ltd.

Judges Comments

The founder of Katch Kan observed a deficiency that created an unsafe work environment and he worked to resolve that issue. Katch Kan has been engineered from an idea and carried through to fruition in an industry that hasn’t always been open to change. Katch Kan is used around the world in 60 different countries. The value is proven and well adopted. The reason for the service center around two critical items for the Canadian oil and Gas industry – safety and environmental stewardship.

Corporate Overview
Katch Kan emerged in 1994 in response to the environmental challenges in the energy sector, its Rig Safety System(RSSTM) and Zero Spill System (ZSSTM) assist sustainable development by protecting and preserving the land, water and personnel in the oil and gas industry. These innovative systems work together to optimize the health and safety of those involved in upstream oil and gas projects, while minimizing pollution and maximizing operational results. Katch KanTM systems enable oil and gas exploration to occur in a proactive and eco-efficient manner. By using our systems, Operators and Contractors can turn any drilling or work-over rig into a zero spill environment, and minimize the waste of expensive drilling fluids, resulting in a cleaner, a safer and more productive working environment. Katch Kan builds these systems under ISO 9001 and 14001management systems and operates a full service field operation in Canada under COR guidelines. Katch Kan is a global leader in reducing environmental footprint and operational safety in the oil and gas drilling industry with 90% presence in the Canadian Market and this innovative technology has been adopted in over 60 countries worldwide.