We are the energy.
The energy sector has been vitally important to the Leduc Region since oil was discovered at Leduc No. 1 February 13, 1947. One of the richest deposits ever found in Western Canada, it revolutionized the region, province and the country. In the sixty five plus years following this discovery, the Leduc Region has emerged as a vital energy hub, having benefited greatly from aggressive investment and the entrepreneurial drive of its oil patch companies.
Today, energy companies come to the region to explore the establishment a manufacturing base to support their drilling and exploration activities in the oil sands. Located in Nisku and Leduc Business Parks, energy companies benefit from the region’s strategic location and excellent infrastructure.
The region is home to Canada’s Largest Energy Services Industrial Park, a powerhouse of the oilfield services supply chain delivering high quality goods and driving oilfield innovation worlwide.
CanmetENERGY, Canada’s knowledge centre for scientific expertise on clean energy technologies, is located in the region as well. CanmetENERGY generates knowledge to provide solutions to industry, advice to government policy makers and regulators, and Canadians with relevant information on oil sands and heavy oil issues. CanmetENERGY enters into more than 150 client-sponsored projects per year, including companies ranging from small to major international energy corporations.
Our energy is driven by a desire to provide high quality, cost-effective product and services to markets. Focused on Canadian Oil and Gas production activities, regional companies have developed leading edge technologies practiced all over the world.
Energy companies looking for access to a highly skilled labour pool, a robust supply chain and innovative teams should look to locating in the Leduc Region.
Our skills in these areas have lead many of our energy companies to diversity looking at opportunities to deliver the same high quality goods and services to a wide range of industries including mining, petrochemical manufacturing, and renewable and alternative energy.
Today’s market is creating new opportunities. Despite a downturn in prices, existing fields continue to produce and new discoveries will only come on stream with new technology. Your oil and gas technology and manufacturing business will find a place to thrive here in the Leduc Region.