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Full Members

JanSAN Company Inc. – 1688324 Alberta Limited

An independent, bonded corporation since 2010, 100% owned and operated out of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

JanSAN offers more than 20 years of experience supporting our services in General Maintenance Contracting across all sectors of Northern Alberta and beyond. We service many important fields of Industry within our region. We service for Health, Safety, Efficiency, Innovation and the Environment.

Contact: Kelly Anderson at 780-838-8363 or email

Adby’s Bus Lines Inc.

Bus Transportation

Contact: Carol Thompson (780) 213-1974  or email 

BKL Contracting Ltd. 

Services include water and sewage installation, excavation services, and directional drilling.

Contact Bradley L’Heureux at (780) 623 0241 or email 

Black Scorpion Contracting Ltd.  

Black Scorpion Contracting Ltd. is proud to be 100% Aboriginal owned, and has been operating in Lac La Biche and North Eastern Alberta since 1997.

Services include Winch Tractor/Scissor Neck for skid shack moves and Equipment Mob/Demob, Aggregate Sales & Hauling, Contaminated Soil Cleanup and Hauling, Non Potable Water Truck Services (freeze down, dust control, fire fighting), Tandem Body Job Gravel Trucks, Gas Plant & Well Operations, General Oilfield Maintenance, Service Trucks/Trailers, Delivery Service (Hot Shot), Labour Crews, Snow Plowing & Snow Removal. We take great pride in providing our customers with professional and quality services. All employees/Sub-contractors go through random drug and alcohol testing and have the appropriate safety tickets and orientations required for working in the oilfield. Black Scorpion Contracting Ltd. is SECOR certified with Comply Works and ISNetworld as part of our HS&E Policies.

All equipment maintenance, safety equipment and employee safety certification is tracked, recorded and maintained to ensure the highest levels of safety standards and customer satisfaction.

Contact Shawn McDonald (780) 623-0153 or email shawn

Buffalo Lake Development Corporation

Gravel, Hauling and Oilfield Construction

Since 1986 Buffalo Lake Development Corporation has undertaken economic development activities for Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement.  BLDC offers a well diversified service profile including as both prime contractors and sub-contractors, employing businesses both on and off Settlement.

The core business is oil and gas related construction with ‘Master Service Agreements’ with several energy companies.

Two major on-going business ventures include managing one provincial recreation area under contract with Alberta Parks and wild land firefighting contracts with Alberta Forestry.

Contact:  780-689-3008 or email 

website: https://buffalolakedevcorp.ca/ 

Crude Energy Services Inc.

Established in 2005, Crude Energy Services is a locally ownedand operated company with corporate office and fabrication facility located in Lac La Biche, Alberta. Crude Energy is a total scope provider of Plant, facility, pumping Stations, Well Pad Construction and General Plant Maintenance.  At Crude Energy Services we know that producing quality products provides the best opportunity for being successful. This makes our commitment to quality a central focus of our operating philosophy.

Crude Energy prides itself on an excellent safety record having passed 800,000 injury free man hours and zero lost time accidents since 2005. Our Health and Safety Program, and a WCB premium rate at the lowest in our industry, our safety commitment allows us to get the job done to the highest possible safety standards.

Contact: (780) 623-4409 or 1-866-843-2118 or email 

D. Kats Contracting Ltd. 

A construction hauling business that was incorporated in 2004.  Our business also provides water trucks, vacuum trucks, and drag tractors that can meet all your oilfield construction needs.  We are ISNet registered and compliant for Alberta and Federal with  OHS Programs.

Contact: Daniel Quintal at (780) 623-7591 or email 

Darkside Dozers

22 years of experience in the industry. 100% Aboriginal owned company with the full support of Beaver Lake Cree Nation. Specializing in plant site maintenance, oilfield construction and equipment rentals with qualified operators and labor crews. At Darkside, we truly believe that it is the diverse talents of our dedicated personnel and the strong ties to our community that are the hallmark of our company.

SECOR certified, ISNet Compliant and are in good standing with WCB.

Contact: Joe Cadieux at 780-623-8904/ 780-404-6762 or email

Edge Energy Logistics Inc.

Service Rig Moves, Drilling Rig Moves, Camp Moves, Equipment Hauling, Pipe Handling, Hauling and Storage; Storage Yard near Conklin, AB with Rail Siding

Contact: Dustin Rizzoli at 780-812-6322 or email

Jason’s Mobile Steam Ltd.

Jason’s Mobile Steam Ltd. is a 100% Aboriginal owned and equal opportunity Oilfield Company, based out of Lac La Biche, AB.

We are solely committed to Safety of the Environment and Quality of Services in the fields of Steaming, Hot washing and fluid handling with more than 15 years experience. We are expanding our fleet to provide our customers with cutting edge equipment and we pride ourselves on building strong , long-term relationships with our clients. We will not only meet , but we will exceed customer expectations.

Our experience management are always willing to assist our clients with any inquiries as to the type of equipment best suited for their work request.

Contact: Jason Ekeberg at (780) 623-8843 or email com

Midlite Powerline Construction

Midlite Construction Ltd. was incorporated in 1989 and has been serving Western Canada for more than 25 years. Since that time, we have completed projects for most major Oilsands, Utility and Mining Companies in Alberta.

Specializing in all aspects of Power line, Substation, and Fiber Optic Construction and Maintenance from 25kV to 260 kV and also Secondary Distribution Construction. We also specialize in temporary lighting, temporary power and underground power and communications.

Contact: Mike Sherman at 780-714-6559 or email

Northern Wolf Mechanical Maintenance Ltd.

A key philosophy behind Northern Wolf Ltd. as a part of their bid package will provide labors, tools, equipment, and transportation to maintain equipment and infrastructures at designated client sites. They maintain equipment to original manufacture’s specifications and the majority of preventative maintenance work will be performed by Full time building operators under the direct management of dedicated supervisors. Only qualified personnel will perform work which falls under their respective disciplines. Health and safety is a critical part of what Northern Wolf Ltd. stands for and all personnel receive mandatory HSE training during our new hire process. Northern Wolf Ltd. works directly with First Nations in aim to create jobs and further education in the communities where they work. Creating jobs and enriching the lives of First Nations peoples is a huge part of their plans for building the future.

Contact: Vern Janvier or Lindon Balan 1-780-623-4840 or 780-404-6700 or email 

Renegade Gas & Oilfield Services Ltd. 

Aboriginal locally owned and operated. A reliable Conklin Oilfield Construction Company since 2006. With a focus on personalized service, competitive rates, and customer satisfaction, they are always striving to meet and exceed their high standards and clients’ expectations.

Offering a wide range of services, including: wildfire crews and equipment, heavy equipment, trucking, hotshots, welding, pipefitting, labor crews, vac truck & steamer truck, cleaning services, vehicle recovery, mat installation and removal, waste bins and gold mining.

Renegades Safety program is continuously working with Enform COR-WCB Partners in injury redction, as well as being up to date with Comply Works and IS Network. They adhere to the Petroleum Industry Guide Principles. They are also certified with CWB, ABSA and have developed a Quality Control Manual for the welding and pipefitting division.

Contact: Doug Mills at 780-559-2066/ 780-623-8942 or email

Sunshine Promotions

Sunshine Promotions is 100% Aboriginally owned, with showrooms in Lac La Biche and in St. Albert. We are members of the Promotional Product Professionals of Canada and members of the Advertising Specialty Institute. With more than 30 years experience and over two million products to work with, we can help you get the most out of your  promotional budget. When it comes to clothing, Sunshine Promotions has you covered, with work wear including FR, High Vis and Rain gear, corporate apparel, team and fan wear.

Contact: Sherri Benson – Lac La Biche, AB at 780-623-3077 or email 

Swamp Cats Ltd. 

Swamp Cats Ltd. is your “go-to” earthworks specialist in NE Alberta. Continually improving and expanding over the past twenty four years, Swamp Cats Ltd. has grown to be an industry leader for ROW Clearing, pad/plant site construction, winter OSE programs and the supply of gravel. The ability to provide quality work in a safe, productive and efficient manner is something we take pride in. With a large modern fleet and 30 years experience in the Oilfield Industry, Swamp Cats Ltd is capable of doing  many different projects, ranging from small jobs to tackling very large projects.  With over 200 pieces of equipment and an employee pool on the upwards of 300 people – Swamp Cats has met the needs of multiple clients.

Contact: Anita Lindberg or Vern McDonald at (780) 623-2891

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Associate Members

A&T Construction and Transit Mix Ltd. 

Services: Ready-Mix concrete delivery

We are a 49.95% Aboriginally owned and 60% aboriginally employed ready mix concrete delivery company that has been servicing the Lac La Biche, Conklin, and surrounding area for over 50 years. Providing long lasting concrete to the public, municipality and oil field with a longtime partnership with the Kikino Metis Settlement where we get 100% of our rock for our concrete and deliver it to both our plants in Lac La biche and Conklin as to provide a consistently reliable product for our clients. Founded in 1962, the same year as the first Lac La Biche Pow Wow celebration, we have watched and help our region grow into what it has become today, a beacon of opportunity and the gateway to the north. May the future hold great tidings for everyone!

Contact: Brian or Wade Tkachuk at (780) 623 4674 or email 

All Choice Rentals Ltd. 

Residential, industrial and oilfield equipment rentals.

Contact: Blake Menning at 780-898-9295 or email  

Beaver Lake Cree Nation

This land is our spiritual, physical, and economic homeland. We keep this land in honour of our ancestors and on behalf of our future generations, so that as long as the sun shines, the rivers flow, and the grass grows, we can continue our traditional way of life.

Contact: Geoffrey Rankin, Band Administrato at 780-623-4549 fax: 780-623-4523 or email 

Canadian Base Operators

Operations and maintenance services tailored to specific or unique requirements in urban areas, industrial sites, airfields or remote installations.

Contact: Brian Blackwell at 403-386-8615 or email bblackwell@canadianbaseoperators.com 

Community Futures Lac La Biche

Not for profit offering free business advice to assist businesses to start, maintain or expand businesses within the region. 

Contact: Gene Wesley 780-623-2662 or email 

Edcon Power Tongs

Alberta owned company comprised of local, experienced and committed individuals who work as a team to provide services to the oil and gas industry.

Our purpose shall be to consistently provide value added reliable services by performing the following to customers: casing and tubular running with integral power tongs and Casing Running Tools, computer torque monitoring, thread washing and inspection services.

The foundation of our services’ capabilities is based on a total committed safety program. We will not compromise the safety of our employees or others for the sake of corporate and personal gain.

Contact: Jay Hawrysh at 780-623-0891 or email  

Office 780-623-4808 or Dispatch 888-624-4808

EmployAbilities

Skill development, education, and employment services to adults and youth with medical conditions, mental health challenges, permanent injuries, disabilities, and employment barriers.

Contact:  Missy Jacknife by email 

Lac La Biche Canadian Native Friendship Centre Association

The Canadian Native Friendship Centre is a non-profit charitable organization established in 1986 to address existing service gaps within the community of Lac La Biche County. The Centre annually facilitates employment readiness training and currently has an employment counselor onsite to assist individuals in acquiring occupational positions.

Contact: Donna Webster, Executive Director at 780-623-3249 or 780-623-1494 or email 

Lac La Biche & District Chamber of Commerce

Contact: 780-623-2818 or  

​Government of Alberta; Ministry of Labour

The Ministry of Labour ensures Alberta has a skilled workforce and safe, thriving workplaces to keep growing our economy.

Contact: Brad Hestback, workforce consultant at (780) 675-8211 office or (587) 597-4801 mobile or email 

Metis Nation of Alberta Region One

MNA Region One prides itself on building strong and sustainable communities for our MNA Region One members through self-sufficiency, recognition, consultation, negotiation, and effective leadership. They work hard to network and create partnerships throughout the communities.

Contact: President Diane Scoville or Vice President Daniel Cardinal

Office: 780-623-3039   Fax: 780-623-2733

Email:  or

Multi Test

Providing an easily accessible location for Drug and Alcohol Testing, Occupational Testing and Safety Courses that meet your company’s needs.

Contact: 780-623-3914 or email

North Cree Contracting

Manufacture, modify, install and measure industrial soft covers. 

Contact: Bruce Oar at 587-988-0521 or email

Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association

Contact: Leann Hawco, Executive Director at 780-791-0478 or email  

Oasis Sales & Services

Contact: 780-623-2255

Portage College

Provides education, training and services to facilitate learning and development of knowledgeable, skilled citizens in a caring, supportive and dynamic college environment.

Contact: 780-623-5551

Servus Credit Union

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Contact: 780-623-6431

Screenshot Computers & Supplies

Computer Repair Service

Contact: Ryan Manca at 780-623-4355 or email  

Skoreyko Crushing Ltd.

Gravel Hauling Services

Contact: Travis Skoreyko at 780-689-4013/ 780-689-6047 or email 

​SMR Diesel Trucks 

Specializing in light and heavy duty truck and trailer repair and maintenance, Commercial Vehicle Inspections, parts sales and accessories.

Contact: Stephane Jobin at 780-623-7100 or email  

Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training 

Contact: 780-481-8585

Tri-Gen Construction Ltd.

We are a third-generation company and have been in business for over 36 years. Owned and operated by the Szmyrko Family. We love building in the Alberta outdoors. Our attitude toward work, looking after our equipment and customer relationship is pretty simple… a commitment to fun, adventure and being flexibly in delivering results and honouring our commitments.

Services include: oilfield construction, rural and urban road construction, land clearing, general project management, pipeline; design, build and develop rural and urban residential and commercial developments

Contact: 780-689-3831 or email Allen Szmyrko  or Melvin Nakonechny  

​Whitefish Lake 1st Nation #128

A community discovering its potential. With a rich history of resiliency and determination, we have embraced the challenge of economic renewal as an opportunity to enrich the lives and brighten the futures of each and every member of the community. 

Strong leadership, a tradition of excellence and the ability to recognize opportunities is creating a reputation as a vibrant, independent and self-governing community. 

Contact Rene Houle at 780-636-7000 or email  

Industry Members
Canadian Natural Resources Limited

MEG Energy Corporation 

Cenovus Energy Inc.

Enbridge Pipelines Inc. 

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