Nabors blasts open its two wells in Northeast, B.C. using by frac'ing. The pressure is on to clear off the Mackenzie Delta by early April, before the ice melts and moving out the rig becomes a deadly game of chance.
High up in the Northwest Territories, a freak heat wave hits the MGM camp, opening deadly cracks in the ice roads just as superintendent John Williams and his crew are about to move their rig to the second well.
In the unforgiving winter of the Canadian North, two teams of tough men with a licence to drill are on the hunt for natural gas. Watch as these men tackle great obstacles in rugged and remote terrain, just 300 kilometres above the Arctic Circle. This is Licence To Drill.