Akita Drilling Ltd. engages in the drilling solutions in the field of oil and natural gas. It operates through the following divisions: Canadian and US. The Canadian division conducts operations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and from time to time, in the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories, primarily with its wholly owned rigs and through its active joint ventures. The US division conducts operations in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. The company was founded by Ronald D. Southern on November 3, 1992 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.