Backwoods Energy Services Limited Partnership is one of the largest Indigenous-owned businesses in Canada and a leading service provider for utilities, oil and gas, forestry and mining industries in western Canada. Based out of Edmonton, Backwoods has been in operation for more than 30 years and was acquired by the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation in 2015. Backwoods works with industry to create meaningful partnerships and deliver exceptional results to its clients while creating economic opportunity for the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation. Backwoods Energy Services offers a diverse complement of services to meet the growing demand of industry.
Reclamation, abandonment EP&C: Phase 1 and Phase 2 environmental site assessments, pipeline abandonment, well-site abandonment, facility abandonment, pipeline segment removal, remediation and reclamation.
Access Mats/ Rig Mats / Crane Mats / Enviro Mats
Matting sales, rentals, logistics, washing and other services for reliable access and terrain protection. Pre-job field assessments with services.
Civil & Reclamation
Civil earthworks projects including pipeline reclamation, lease abandonment, construction of access roads, bridges, leases, well pads, laydown yards, and ponds, excavation and backfill, finish grading.
Clearing & Brushing
Timber salvage, grubbing, mulching, burning and log haul completed to client specifications with consideration of environmental concerns and hazards.
Full service integrity work, including access improvements, pipe exposure, pipe remediation, cover-up and reclamation
Security & Medical Services
Stationary uniformed guards, site-wide emergency response, mobile patrols, access & crowd control, private road monitoring, mobile surveillance units, access/proximity card systems, right-of-way patrols, workforce camp and parking lot patrols, access scene support.