COMPLETE ABANDONMENT SERVICES

We provide corporate liability assessments, abandonment programming, project management of client abandonment programs, regulatory submissions, and wellsite supervision services.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET TO CUT AND CAP

50%

AVERAGE
REDUCTION IN
ABANDONMENT
COSTS

We are an experienced, full-service downhole abandonment company providing wellsite supervision, corporate liability assessments, abandonment programming, project management of client abandonment programs, and regulatory submissions. Our operator-driven, comprehensive service offering maintains the agility to streamline workflow, incorporate innovative cost saving strategies and create economies of scale by clustering work and avoiding one-offs.

50%

AVERAGE
REDUCTION IN
ABANDONMENT
COSTS

WHAT’S ALL THE EXCITEMENT ABOUT LMR?

RELATED DOCUMENTS

In the midst of the most significant petroleum downturn in decades, Canadians are concerned the number of inactive and “orphan” oil and gas wells in Western Canada and the associated public liability. At the same time, abandonment and reclamation costs are soaring, while the time and expense of getting to a reclamation certificate have ballooned. In these economically and politically uncertain times, environmental groups and the general public are urging politicians and regulators to set agressive abandonment and reclamation timelines and hold the industry accountable.

CASE STUDY: SIGNALTA RESOURCES LIMITED

The collapse of natural gas prices in 2009 hit Alberta’s natural gas producers hard. In the face of a natural gas glut, companies were forced to tear apart their cost structures to preserve cash flow…

OUR PARTNER TERRA-SANO

Terra-Sano provides earthworks and environmental consulting, surface abandonment and reclamation/remediation services to reduce inefficiencies and process loops and increase the proportion of the investment spent in the field.

Working together or separately, Terminis Downhole Services and Terra-Sano Earthworks and Environmental Consulting can help clients reduce their Liability Management Ratio (LMR), providing portfolio assessment, downhole and facilities abandonment, land reclamation and environmental services.

 

IN THE NEWS

Alberta energy regulator turns to Supreme Court on well abandonment ruling

July 10, 2017: The Canadian Press Alberta’s energy regulator has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to review a ruling that could allow energy companies to walk away from cleaning up abandoned oil wells and affect industrial sites across the country. Read More… More

Alberta plans loans to speed well reclamation

June 5, 2017: Alberta plans loans to speed well reclamation Western Producer June 1, 2017 Legislation designed to speed up the management of orphaned wells and could create up to 1,650 jobs. A loan to Alberta’s Orphan Well Association is being proposed by the Alberta government to assist... More

Varcoe: Landowners stuck with abandoned wells welcome $235-million cleanup plan

May 23, 2017: Calgary Herald By Chris Varcoe May 19, 2017 Scott Irvine has three orphan wells on his farmland near Carstairs. Drilled in 1980 to tap into sweet oil found in the Garrington field, one well has had almost 10 owners over the decades. It was abandoned several... More

Our Team

President

Gord Robinson

Over 35 years operations, project management experience

Abandonment Specialist

Rob Layher

Over 35 years operations and abandonment experience

Operations Manager/Coil Supervisor/Wellsite Consultant

Dan Nahajowich

20 years coiled tubing, fishing, wellsite supervision

Mechanic/Coiled Tubing Unit Helper

Dan Lien

Regulatory and Abandonment Engineer

George Coman

20 years regulatory, operations experience

President
GORD ROBINSON

33 years of operations and project management experience

Specialized in multi-well shallow gas and CBM programs

Client List

Cabot Energy Resources

Canadian Natural Resources

Cor4 Oil Corp.

Crescent Point

Dreadnought Energy

Enercapita

Enerplus

Glencoe Resources

Grizzly Resources

Imaginea Energy

Kaiser Exploration

Lynx Energy

Novus Energy

Pengrowth Energy

Perpetual Energy

Response Energy

Rife Resources

Sequoia Energy

Shackleton Exploration

Signalta Resources Ltd.

Sitka Energy

Spry2 Energy

Tamarack Valley Energy

Trident Exploration

Project Locations

Our Equipment

Coiled tubing unit

  • Circulating string for cement jobs
  • Drill out plugs
  • Run plugs and retainers
  • Pressure test with packer if multiple zones

Cementing unit

  • Cement squeezes
  • Pressure testing
  • Circulating

30 Tonne Crane