Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd provides excavation, construction and maintenance services in the heart of east central Alberta's oil and natural gas country. We are managed and operated by its owner, Calvin Winterholt. This hands-on approach ensures that we can respond to your needs, solve problems quickly and provide consistently great service. We have a track record of serving customers with a continuous focus on quality, service, competitive pricing, and most importantly, safety. Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd also maintains an exemplary quality control program and safety program.
Our goal is to continually improve our operations, enhancing our value proposition and building the company's financial value. We strive to provide the best possible project results while ensuring:
For the past decade, Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd has experienced continuous, organic growth. These are some of our key milestones:
1976 – Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd was founded by Lionel Benoit. The company was owned and operated by Lionel's sons, Maurice and Denis Benoit, and initially focused on roadwork in the area around Chauvin.
1976-1990 – The company branched out into ongoing maintenance of oil and natural gas well sites, and smaller repair and construction projects.
1990 – Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd was acquired from the Benoit family by Calvin Winterholt (a longtime Benoit employee) and another partner.
Early 1990s – We branched out, moving into construction of field gathering systems and facilities. The company has maintained this focus to the present day.
2000 – Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd became the first company operating in the region to achieve the high safety standards and processes required to receive a Certificate of Recognition (COR). Benoit has maintained this designation continuously since then.
2014 – Calvin became the sole owner of the company.
The company's supervisors and managers each have 10-30+ years of professional experience. They are all oilfield service sector veterans who specialize in facilities construction, and steel pipeline or fibreglass pipeline installation. Some of them are ticketed tradesmen in areas such as welding, pipefitting, and equipment operating.
Calvin has more than 30 years of experience in the oilfield construction and maintenance sectors. He has dedicated his entire career to Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd. Calvin joined the company as a labourer in 1983. Over the following years, he held progressively more senior positions, and eventually became the sole owner of the company in 2014. Calvin has several industry-relevant certifications, including H2S Alert, St. John's Ambulance First Aid and C.P.R. He lives in the Chauvin area.
Brian is responsible for ensuring that Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd’s work is carried out efficiently and safely in the areas of pipeline construction, battery construction, satellite upgrades and pump jack sets. Brian has been with us since 1999 and lives in the Chauvin area. Brian has experience in a range of different industry applications, including:
Supervising a drilling rig
Diagnosing operating issues
Organizing repair and maintenance projects while working on drilling rigs
Driving a truck
Working on a farm
Brian also has a variety of industry-relevant training and certifications, including:
Transportation of dangerous goods
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