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Engaging Local and Indigenous Rights-Holders: Flint and the Fort McMurray 468 First Nation

Published October 3, 2022
Flint has maintained a local presence in Fort McMurray for 40 years. In March 2021, Flint Energy Services and the Fort McMurray First Nation Group of Companies entered into a joint-venture agreement with the purpose of creating employment and training opportunities for citizens of the Nation and expanding community investment to support capacity building within […]
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How To Prepare for Maintenance

Published April 11, 2022
An event common to operating facilities in several industries including oil and gas, chemical, mining, pulp and paper, and nuclear, turnarounds are scheduled periods of non-production allowing for the required maintenance of the mechanical and electrical components of an operating facility. Scheduled far in advance of execution, plant turnaround frequency and duration is based in […]
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AssetArmorTM – the Ultimate Defence for Your Most Critical Assets

Published February 16, 2022
Flint proudly presents the launch of AssetArmorTM – our new product line purposefully built and patented to shield your assets against corrosion and abrasion challenges. What Is AssetArmorTM? AssetArmorTM is an Alberta-based, Canadian-made product line that encompasses abrasion and corrosion protection solutions. It is the culmination of over 40 years of development, manufacturing experience, and […]
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How Do We Make Safety Our Number One Priority? Flint's 2021 Safety in Action Awards of Excellence

Published January 13, 2022
Proper safety standards in the workplace are crucial for employees' wellbeing. These standards can vary depending on the industry, but there are some universal guidelines that all employers should follow. For example, employers should provide a safe and secure environment for their employees, train them on operating machinery or equipment safely and responsibly, and give […]
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How Flint and KidSport Help Children Go Back to the Sports Field

Published December 1, 2021
At Flint, we believe that everybody deserves a chance at greatness. As an Energy Industry leader with over 50 years of experience, we know that the road to success is not always a straight and easy one. \We believe in supporting our communities so we can contribute to their growth and social, professional, and environmental […]
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Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Super Conference Returns!

Published November 1, 2021
It's been a long time coming, but Canada's leading event for turnaround and shutdowns is returning to Calgary this December! Being part of the turnaround and shutdown industry, we all know both are unavoidable and necessary. Shutdowns, also known as outages, require that the facility stop part or all of its operations to upgrade and […]
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Get Ahead of Old Man Winter – Winter Preparation

Published October 1, 2021
As you know, winter in Alberta can be brutal - blizzards, freezing temperatures and icy conditions. Severe changes in the weather are common for us. We can have snowfall as early as October. Knowing how to be prepared for winter weather before, during and after a storm can keep a business safe and continuously running. […]
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Flint Is The Clear Choice For Full-Integrated Services

Published September 1, 2021
Flint is an Energy Industry leader in Environmental Consulting, Construction, Maintenance and Turnaround services. We continuously strive to minimize our client’s downtime and maximize their profitability. We ensure long-term asset integrity to safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively improve facilities and operations. With a legacy of excellence and experience spanning over 50 years, Flint works day-in and […]
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What You Need To Know About Pipeline Installation

Published August 2, 2021
Living in Canada, you have probably heard something about pipelines, whether in the news, regular conversation or many debates. In Canada, 97% of the natural gas and oil we use is delivered safely and efficiently by pipelines. But how are these pipelines put in place? Pipeline Installation Preparations Installing an oil and gas pipeline is […]
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Importance of Instrumentation

Published July 2, 2021
What is instrumentation? Electrical and instrumentation are a subfield of electrical engineering that mainly focuses on measurements of process variables (such as temperature, pressure and volume) in industrial facilities and equipment management used for automated controls. The increase in automated equipment has led to stunning technological advancements, but with a significant rise in automation, concerns […]
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What Goes into Facility Construction?

Published June 11, 2021
Flint builds and maintains world-class facilities; our end-to-end solutions include project and construction management, constructability and planning (advanced work packaging), the path of construction and 3D scanning, fabrication, construction, and commissioning. We are experts in executing each project safely and on schedule. Not many understand what goes into the construction of a facility, a few […]
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What Are Reclamation And Remediation?

Published May 3, 2021
Reclamation is the restoration or rehabilitation of land to bring it back into a more natural state after being damaged or altered in some way. Remediation is the action of remedying something, in particular of reversing or stopping environmental damage. After an oil and gas project has been completed or ceased under the Environmental Enhancement […]
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Importance Of Facility Shutdowns

Published March 31, 2021
Facility maintenance and turnarounds - also known as outages - are both unavoidable and necessary. This requires the facility to stop part or all its operations to maintain, replace or upgrade equipment. This process is a big challenge that owners face because a poorly planned shutdown can cause great losses to a company. However, shutdowns […]
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