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Business Opportunities

Opportunities imageThe proposed Mackenzie Gas Project will need goods and services throughout the construction and operation phases.

The Project is committed to supporting the development of aboriginal and other northern businesses. We will work with local businesses to ensure they are aware of opportunities created by the Project. We will also work with these businesses to help them understand the Project's requirements.

To support the fair and full participation of northern suppliers and contractors in the Project, we will:

  • seek business opportunities for northern suppliers of goods and services
  • communicate opportunities in a timely way to enable effective competition by local and northern contractors and suppliers
  • structure contracts, where practical, in sizes that can be effectively managed by northern businesses
  • where appropriate, contract locally in cases where the supply or services by contractors and northern businesses
    • meet safety and environmental standards
    • meet technical and quality standards
    • are cost-competitive at the location where the goods and services are required
    • meet the Project's timing needs


Goods and Services Required

The types of goods and services required for the Project include:

Accommodation
Communication
Construction - Facilities
Construction - Pipeline
Equipment
Fuel and Fuel Storage
Office Requirements
Personnel Requirements
Safety and Medical
Logistics
Drillings, Completions and Well Servicing

Category

Typical Goods and Services

Accommodation and Related Services

Apartments, hotels and motels

Camps, camp catering, camp supplies

 

Restaurants

 

Taxi, laundry and dry-cleaning services

 

Retail and wholesale grocery supply

 

Water delivery, sewage treatment, snow removal and garbage disposal

Communication

Telecommunications, cellular phones, high-speed internet and cable TV

Construction Facilities

Surveying

 

Building supplies, hardware, paint, lumber supply and plywood

 

Electrical contracting and supplies

 

Plumbing contracting and supplies

 

Carpentry and finishing

 

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning supply, installation and maintenance

 

Electrical power generation and supply

 

Concrete, crushed rock, sand, gravel and ready-mix products

 

Forms, rebar, cribbing, cement finishing and masonry products

Construction Pipeline

General contracting

 

Timber for pipeline skids and survey laths

 

Welding services and supplies, such as acetylene and oxygen

Equipment

Industrial supplies, steam and high-pressure water

 

Small engine repair, small equipment supply and rental

 

Heavy-duty equipment rental, repairs and service

 

Drilling equipment for core samples

Fuel and Fuel Storage

Bulk fuel, propane, diesel fuel, aircraft fuel, gasoline, fuel oil, grease, lubricating oil, glycol and chemicals

 

Propane and fuel storage tanks, oil and diesel fuel tanks, fuel delivery and storage

Office Requirements

Security and janitorial services

 

Office space, supplies, furniture, computers and other equipment

Personnel Requirements

Secretarial, clerical, word processing, accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services

 

Travel services

 

Banking services

Safety and Medical

Medical facilities, supplies, services, air and ground ambulance, dentistry, optometry and prescription drugs

 

Safety equipment, supplies and training

Logistics

Materials handling, expediting, freight transport, light delivery and courier services

 

Air transport, aircraft charters and maintenance

 

Vehicle sales, rentals, repairs and service

 

Charter boats and barges

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