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NELSON BROS. OILFIELD (1997) SERVICES LTD. BY KATE BURROWS Nelson Bros. Oilfield Services (1997) Ltd. has a wide variety of equipment to offer the oilfield industry, as well as a highly experienced staff. NELSON BROS. OILFIELD SERVICES (1997) LTD. RELIES ON THE EXPERTISE OF ITS EMPLOYEES TO DELIVER HIGH-QUALITY SERVICES TO ITS CUSTOMERS. EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE A COMPANY PROFILE Nelson Bros. Oilfield (1997) Services Ltd. www.nelsonbros.ab.ca HQ: Drayton Valley, Alberta Employees: 100 Services: Oilfield trucking and rental Don Nelson, president: “We’re lucky to have a very well-experienced staff and good equipment that we maintain and upgrade on a regular basis.” 124 | EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM fter working for several years for another oilfield trucking business, brothers Don and Garry Nelson decided to go into business together by starting their own firm in 1987. The brothers were able to use their industry experience in both the drilling and service ends of the business. In fact, Don Nelson says he had worked in the oil patch since he was 16 years old. Today, the company performs service work, drilling completions, and has grown to become one of the primary market leaders in the area. “There’s a lot of competition in this business, but we’re definitely one of the bigger companies out there,” Nelson says. The Drayton Valley, Alberta-based company relies on the expertise of its skilled personnel to maintain its reputation for success. “We’re lucky to have a very well-experienced staff and good equipment that we maintain and upgrade on a regular basis,” Nelson says. Variety of Services Nelson Bros. has a variety of trucks and equipment that can meet a variety of needs in the oilfield, including tractors with end-dump trailers for hauling sawdust and water trucks. The company also offers single- and double-ended wellsite trailers. WINTER 2011 http://www.EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011

Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011
Redefining Refining
Synfuels Success
A Natural Solution
After the Fallout
Uranium on the Rise
Galleon Energy Inc.
Gibraltar Mines Ltd.
The Municipal Group of Companies
Selwyn Resources Ltd.
Redmond Minerals Inc.
Copper Fox Metals
Henry Resources
OFM Pump Inc.
Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Co.
Thermo Design Engineering
Alexco Resource Corp.
North American Palladium
Mammoet Canada Eastern Ltd.
KSM Inc.
Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd.
Flexpipe Systems
Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Flotek Industries Inc.
Dominion Terminal Associates
Compressor and Engine Service LLC
BEHR Energy Services Ltd.
LoneStar Energy Fabrication
American Oil & Gas – The Goliath Project
Alberta Oilsands Inc.
Southern Petroleum Laboratories Inc.
Cochrane Technologies Inc.
Crystal Flash Energy
Energold Drilling Corp.
Esperanza Resources Corp.
Explorator Resources Inc.
Rush Sales Co.
Kimber Resources Inc.
Nelson Bros. Oilfield (1997) Services Ltd.
Gulf Copper and Manufacturing
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Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011