Backwoods Energy Services

Construction || Forestry

About Backwoods Energy Services

Backwoods Energy Services is a preeminent contracting majority owned by the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation.  Backwoods provides services to the oil, gas, forestry, and mining industries in Western Canada. The importance of advancing the cause of our Indigenous workforce, particularly the Alexis community, is a key focus of our organization. Backwoods Energy Services offers a diverse compliment of services to meet the growing demand of industry:

Lease / ROW Clearing & Construction

Timber salvage; clearing and grading of new lease and facility sites; new right-of-way clearing and maintenance

Pipeline Construction

Small to medium sized pipeline construction projects

Pipe Coating & Sandblasting

Pipe and oil infrastructure sandblasting; certified NACE coating services

Pipeline Integrity

Full service integrity work, including access improvements, pipe exposure, pipe remediation, cover-up and reclamation

Seismic Slashing

Low impact seismic with mulchers and certified fallers for danger tree falling and clean-up


Industrial landscaping, security services and general labour services


Contact Name: Laila Adam
Job Title: Director, Social Responsibilty & Engagement
Email Address:
Phone Number: 587.880.2937


Billing Address
unit 101, 1259 91st Street
Edmonton, AB T6X 1E9