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

Terminis is a service company that specializes in downhole abandonments for the oil and gas industry. It has been operating since 2015 and provides people and equipment to abandon wells. Terminis provides the following series to its clients:

We work with our clients to reduce their abandonment cost by incorporating highly trained engineering, field staff and purpose-built equipment to provide economies of scale for multi-well abandonment programs. We also specialize in Surface Casing Vent Flow diagnosis and repairs.

FIRST NATIONS PARTNERSHIP

Terminis is partnering with Kainaiwa Resources Inc. (KRI) which is the resource company of the Blood Tribe of Alberta. The partnership provides economic opportunity for the band, members, and it allows our clients to access additional funding from the Federal Orphan Site Rehabilitation Program.

WHAT’S ALL THE EXCITEMENT ABOUT LIABILITY MANAGEMENT RATIO (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

Operations Manager/Coil Supervisor/Wellsite Consultant

Dan Nahajowich

Regulatory and Abandonment Engineer

George Coman

Director, Abandonment Operations

Dave Cymbalisty

Abandonment Superintendent

Clint Shopland

Abandonment Superintendent

Kevin Charest

Senior Engineer and Project Manager

Brian Murphy

Coil Supervisor/Wellsite Consultant

Ivor Rindero

Mechanic/Coiled Tubing Unit Helper

Dan Lien

President
GORD ROBINSON

33 years of operations and project management experience

Specialized in multi-well shallow gas and CBM programs

Our Services and Equipment

Engineering Services

  • Project Management of Client Abandonment Programs
  • Wellsite Supervision
  • Abandonment Programming
  • Regulatory Submissions
  • Corporate Liability Assessments
  • Decommissioning Supervision

Specialized Abandonment Equipment

  • 2 Coil Tubing Units
  • 1 Hot Oil Unit
  • 1 Pressure Truck
  • 2 Water Trailers
  • 30 Tonne Crane