As Alberta’s economy tumbled into an oil-price slump, Frank Pimiskern spent months combing through industrial yards of idled equipment, looking for drilling rigs he could snap up for 10 or 20 cents on the dollar.
His plan: Start a drilling company when everyone was running away from the capital-intensive business.
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