In 2020 we rebranded back to OPSCO, a Canadian “value-add” fabricator with a strong history of delivering best-in-class facility process solutions.
We completed our largest stabilizer to date. 15,000 bbl/day refluxed package with 100% redundant reboilers for Montney Basin client.
Delivered a R&D type project with our technology provider to design and build a pilot LNG plant using a unique patented ammonia absorption refrigeration system.
In 2013, Total Energy Services bought OPSCO and changed its name to Spectrum Process Systems.
OPSCO built our largest vessels to date. 144’ diameter x 110’ long slug catchers for a major Canadian producer.
Our first major oil sands project building customer hydrocyclone separator packages for a major Canadian producer.
In 2005, OPSCO designed, built and moved to a new shop to fully optimize the flow and fabrication of process modules to better serve its clients.
OPSCO acquired Capitan Weld Overlay to compliment our expertise in welding overlay for vessels and spooling for companies around the world.
OPSCO engineered, designed and fabricated our first salt bath heater.
OPSCO engineered, designed and fabricated our first Acid Gas dehy for a major Canadian midstreamer which was 100% stainless steel construction.
Started building the ORPL (Opsco Remote Pig Launcher) allowing clients to launch pipe pigs from centralized locations at automatic launch times. In coming years we sold these packages to numerous oil and gas producers.
Artisan Drilling bought OPSCO to complement its drilling operations within Western Canada and the name was changes to OPSCO Energy Industries.
KMK Wireline merged with OPSCO and became OPSCO ‘92.
Our QB packages enabled us to enter an agreement with a major WCSB producer to build 16” to 36” stock separator packages, 16” to 36” stock Dehy packages, and 1.0mm btu to 5.0mm btu stock Line Heaters with interchangeable combinations and offskid field tie ins.
OPSCO engineered and designed standard stock Separators, Line Heaters, and Dehy packages for advertised and sold as our “QB Package” (quick build).
We sold our machine shop to free up space for fabrication of oil and gas process equipment.
OPSCO built our first larger separator packages 2 – 96” x 30’ 3 phase #300 ansi horizontal unit.
OPSCO expanded its facility from 12,000 sq.ft. to 28,000 sq.ft and added 24 ton of lifting capacity. This allowed us to move into the heavier horizontal Separator market and larger Dehy packaging.
We built our first TEG Dehydrator package, the first of hundreds of Dehys we have built.
OPSCO manufacturing started with the establishment of a Fabrication, Machine Shop, Engineering and Design facility. Initially building Cyclone Sepatators, Line Heaters, Metering Skids, Production Satellite Group and Test Multi-Well Packages for numerous oil and gas majors.
OPSCO branched out to become a Production Well Testing operation to compliment the wireline division.
OPSCO was founded by Harvey Prang. We started as a wireline service company. The name originally began as Oilwell Pressure Surveys LTD, soon after changed to OPSCO (Oilwell Pressure Survey Company).
As the Executive Leader of OPSCO, Will exemplifies and reinforces our core values of Collaboration, Transparency, and Innovation in all aspects of life. A trustworthy partner with a deep understanding of all types of processing, rotating and mechanical equipment, he always sides with what is best for his clients and their projects.
“The man, the myth, the legend” with over 40 years and counting at OPSCO, Sam started as a pipefitter and worked his way to Vice President of Operations. As an industry leading talent, his extensive experience in planning, leading and operational improvement enables him to successfully integrate Engineering, Design, Material Control and Trades.
As VP Engineering, Ionel’s in-depth knowledge on the design of modular packages has been instrumental in the success of numerous projects both locally and internationally. With a continuous improvement mindset, he utilizes past project experience and design evolutions to deliver lower CAPEX and more efficient solutions.
As Quality Control Manager, Joe is responsible for implementing and maintaining operational procedures that ensure best-in-class facility process solutions are delivered on every project. With over 30 years of Quality Control and Inspection experience, he is a CWB Welding Supervisor and National Board Certified Individual.
Dan brings over 15 years of project management, strategic planning and leadership experience in the Energy Industry to the OPSCO team. Innovative and results oriented, Dan leverages strong cross-department partnerships to achieve high client satisfaction built on trust and transparency.
The best Solutions start with innovative ideas. Jeff’s background ranges from commissioning and operational support of a topping plant through to process lead for various fabricators and design engineer at a super major. With a knack for developing pragmatic concepts, he successfully delivers project from concept to execution.
Jason joins OPSCO with a strong technical background, built from years of experience working as a project manager and chemical engineer across North America. He leads our Business Development with a passion for finding better solutions to suit our clients needs and exceed their expectations.
Corporate HSE Policy and these health and safety objectives
Division safety policies and manuals
Improve health and safety performance from the previous year
Continue to stress in importance of health and safety through senior management field visits
Reduce the total numbers of accidents from the previous year