Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen" or the "Mullen Group") is a corporation that owns a network of independently operated businesses. Mullen is recognized as the largest provider of specialized transportation and related services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada and is one of the leading suppliers of trucking and logistics services in Canada - two sectors of the economy in which Mullen has strong business relationships and industry leadership. Mullen's operating businesses are divided into two distinct business segments: Oilfield Services and Trucking/Logistics, which are differentiated by the type of service provided, equipment requirements and customer needs. Oilfield Services utilizes its highly trained personnel to provide specialized transportation services, drilling services, well-servicing equipment and warehousing to the oil and gas industry. Oilfield Services can be generally grouped into four categories: Drilling Services, Specialized Services, Production Services and Drilling Related Services. These services include: drilling rig relocation services; conductor pipe setting; core drilling; shallow gas and coal-bed methane drilling; casing setting; transportation of oversize and overweight shipments; pipe stockpiling and stringing services; the transportation, handling and storage of oilfield fluids, tubulars and drilling mud; dewatering services and a broad range of services related to the processing and production of heavy oil, including well-servicing and pumping, hauling and disposal of fluids. The Trucking/Logistics segment offers a diversified range of truckload and less-than-truckload general freight services to customers in Canada, the United States and Mexico, transporting a wide range of goods including: general freight, specialized commodities such as cable, pipe and steel, over-dimensional loads such as heavy equipment, compressors and over-sized goods, dry bulk commodities such as cement and other dry bulk goods. In addition, the Trucking/Logistics segment also provides logistics, transload and intermodal services in western Canada.
Each Mullen business unit is operated as an independent subsidiary, with each accountable for its own results, returns on capital employed and overall performance.
Mullen Group Ltd., which is comprised of a small group of individuals, focuses on providing the subsidiary business units with the following: