Optimized Process Solutions Co.

OPSCO’s modularized process equipment is offered in standardized pre-engineered packages to provide our clients cost effective solutions in today’s capital restrained markets. Pairing this with our team of industry veterans, we can respond to our customers unique needs with logical and operational friendly designs that focus on future flexibility, constructability and getting the job done quicker.

Optimized Process Solutions Co.

OPSCO’s modularized process equipment is offered in standardized pre-engineered packages to provide our clients cost effective solutions in today’s capital restrained markets. Pairing this with our team of industry veterans, we can respond to our customers unique needs with logical and operational friendly designs that focus on future flexibility, constructability and getting the job done quicker.

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EXCELLENCE SINCE 1965

Learn more about OPSCO’s growth story, which turned it into the value-add fabricator it is today. OPSCO was founded in 1965 and has become the process fabrication arm of the Total Energy Group of Companies.

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EXCELLENCE SINCE 1965

Our diverse history and drive for growth have enabled us to become the value-add fabricator we are today. OPSCO was founded in 1965 and is the process fabrication arm of the Total Energy Group of Companies.

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2020

In 2020 we rebranded back to OPSCO, a Canadian “value-add” fabricator with a strong history of delivering best-in-class facility process solutions.

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2018

We completed our largest stabilizer to date. 15,000 bbl/day refluxed package with 100% redundant reboilers for Montney Basin client.

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2015

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.

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2013

In 2013, Total Energy Services bought OPSCO and changed its name to Spectrum Process Systems.

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2007

OPSCO built our largest vessels to date. 144’ diameter x 110’ long slug catchers for a major Canadian producer.

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2005

Our first major oil sands project building customer hydrocyclone separator packages for a major Canadian producer.

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2005

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.

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2003

OPSCO acquired Capitan Weld Overlay to compliment our expertise in welding overlay for vessels and spooling for companies around the world.

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1998

OPSCO engineered, designed and fabricated our first salt bath heater.

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1996

OPSCO engineered, designed and fabricated our first Acid Gas dehy for a major Canadian midstreamer which was 100% stainless steel construction.

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1995

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.

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1995

Artisan Drilling bought OPSCO to complement its drilling operations within Western Canada and the name was changes to OPSCO Energy Industries.

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1992

KMK Wireline merged with OPSCO and became OPSCO ‘92.

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1992

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.

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1990

OPSCO engineered and designed standard stock Separators, Line Heaters, and Dehy packages for advertised and sold as our “QB Package” (quick build).

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1988

We sold our machine shop to free up space for fabrication of oil and gas process equipment.

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1987

OPSCO built our first larger separator packages 2 – 96” x 30’ 3 phase #300 ansi horizontal unit.

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1986

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.

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1982

We built our first TEG Dehydrator package, the first of hundreds of Dehys we have built.

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1975

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.

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1967

OPSCO branched out to become a Production Well Testing operation to compliment the wireline division.

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1965

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).

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Collaboration
Transparency
Innovation

LEADERSHIP

Team

OPSCO prides ourselves on our team of talented individuals who together, unite operational, strategic and design expertise with hands-on experience. Our unique blend of skills combined with our sheer determination and envision for results enable our ability to deliver on innovation. Behind each premium product, service and approach, is a team of real people, driven to develop solutions for a better tomorrow. 

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Executive VP General Manager
Will Van Den Elzen

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.

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VP Operations
Sam Savage

“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.

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VP Engineering
Ionel Hudea, P.ENG

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.

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Quality Control Manager
Joe Laing, W.E.T., C.E.T.

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.

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Projects Lead
Dan Daponte

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.

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Process Lead
Jeff Wagner

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.

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Business Development Manager
Jason Tansley, P.Eng

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.

Health, Safety, Environment

OPSCO is committed to upholding our position as industry leaders with respect to the health, safety and the welfare of our employees and all others involved in or impacted by our operations. Across all levels, our employees and contractors are accountable for the performance of our operations in a healthy, safe and environmentally responsible manner. We maintain strict compliance with applicable legislation for our internal Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) standards while encouraging active participation in the development and improvement of such standards.

As an integral part of our business operations, the prevention of all incidents that may cause bodily harm, property loss or an adverse effect on the environment is of the highest importance to us. No job is so urgent that it may be undertaken without first identifying and controlling hazards and taking whatever precautions are necessary or reasonable under the circumstance to avoid operational risk and preventable injury.

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Our commitment to health and safety is directed through:

Corporate HSE Policy and these health and safety objectives

Division safety policies and manuals

Our goals and objectives are to:

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

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Local & Indigenous
Engagement

Through our corporate parent Total Energy Services Inc. (TESI), OPSCO has a long history of engagement with local and Indigenous communities in our areas of operation. We have developed formal business partnerships and marketing alliances with several Indigenous communities across Western and Northern Canada and the Northwestern United States. With a commitment to hire and procure local goods and services where possible, our engagement strategy not only benefits local and Indigenous communities, but also OPSCO and our customers.

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Dedicated Engagement Team

To lead our efforts, a corporate engagement team has been established who are solely dedicated to enhancing our culture of inclusion. Their mission is to ensure our employees, customers, suppliers, regulators and all others involved in the resource industry, appreciate the issues and concerns of the communities impacted and explore better solutions for all. Dedicated to leaving a lasting and meaningful impact with every project we complete, OPSCO makes it our priority to invest the time and effort required to build trust within these communities.

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Win-Win-Win Relationship

Local and Indigenous communities benefit through training and employment opportunities, local investment and industry activity. They gain direct input into operations, minimizing the negative impacts of resource development on their communities and environment.

Our customers benefit from the provision of high-quality service and equipment from an established and reputable provider, as well as from increased awareness and acceptance of their undertakings by local and indigenous communities.

OPSCO, and larger TESI, benefits from the stability and commitment that arises when our employees and suppliers reside in the communities in which they, and their customers, operate.

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Continuous Development
& Engagement

Establishing and maintaining relationships with local and Indigenous communities requires a constant focus and a long-term commitment.

Every community is different and has evolving needs, concerns and aspirations.

As the energy industry and the communities impacted by its activities evolve, so does OPSCO and TESI.

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Local & Indigenous
Engagement

Through our corporate parent Total Energy Services Inc. (TESI), OPSCO has a long history of engagement with local and Indigenous communities in our areas of operation. We have developed formal business partnerships and marketing alliances with several Indigenous communities across Western and Northern Canada and the Northwestern United States. With a commitment to hire and procure local goods and services where possible, our engagement strategy not only benefits local and Indigenous communities, but also OPSCO and our customers.

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Dedicated Engagement Team

To lead our efforts, a corporate engagement team has been established who are solely dedicated to enhancing our culture of inclusion. Their mission is to ensure our employees, customers, suppliers, regulators and all others involved in the resource industry, appreciate the issues and concerns of the communities impacted and explore better solutions for all. Dedicated to leaving a lasting and meaningful impact with every project we complete, OPSCO makes it our priority to invest the time and effort required to build trust within these communities.

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Win-Win-Win Relationship

Local and Indigenous communities benefit through training and employment opportunities, local investment and industry activity. They gain direct input into operations, minimizing the negative impacts of resource development on their communities and environment.

Our customers benefit from the provision of high-quality service and equipment from an established and reputable provider, as well as from increased awareness and acceptance of their undertakings by local and indigenous communities.

OPSCO, and larger TESI, benefits from the stability and commitment that arises when our employees and suppliers reside in the communities in which they, and their customers, operate.

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Continuous Development
& Engagement

Establishing and maintaining relationships with local and Indigenous communities requires a constant focus and a long-term commitment.

Every community is different and has evolving needs, concerns and aspirations.

As the energy industry and the communities impacted by its activities evolve, so does OPSCO and TESI.

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Local & Indigenous
Engagement

Through our corporate parent Total Energy Services Inc. (TESI), OPSCO has a long history of engagement with local and Indigenous communities in our areas of operation. We have developed formal business partnerships and marketing alliances with several Indigenous communities across Western and Northern Canada and the Northwestern United States. With a commitment to hire and procure local goods and services where possible, our engagement strategy not only benefits local and Indigenous communities, but also OPSCO and our customers.

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Dedicated Engagement Team

To lead our efforts, a corporate engagement team has been established who are solely dedicated to enhancing our culture of inclusion. Their mission is to ensure our employees, customers, suppliers, regulators and all others involved in the resource industry, appreciate the issues and concerns of the communities impacted and explore better solutions for all. Dedicated to leaving a lasting and meaningful impact with every project we complete, OPSCO makes it our priority to invest the time and effort required to build trust within these communities.

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Win-Win-Win Relationship

Local and Indigenous communities benefit through training and employment opportunities, local investment and industry activity. They gain direct input into operations, minimizing the negative impacts of resource development on their communities and environment.

Our customers benefit from the provision of high-quality service and equipment from an established and reputable provider, as well as from increased awareness and acceptance of their undertakings by local and indigenous communities.

OPSCO, and larger TESI, benefits from the stability and commitment that arises when our employees and suppliers reside in the communities in which they, and their customers, operate.

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Continuous Development
& Engagement

Establishing and maintaining relationships with local and Indigenous communities requires a constant focus and a long-term commitment.

Every community is different and has evolving needs, concerns and aspirations.

As the energy industry and the communities impacted by its activities evolve, so does OPSCO and TESI.