C-FER Technologies focuses on facilitating the use of leading edge technology by oil and gas and pipeline operators involved in the development of very challenging resources, such as heavy oil, deep water offshore and in the Arctic. Its clients include most of the world's major oil and gas companies, major pipeline transmission companies, and manufacturers that supply equipment for these challenging applications.
The company’s staff includes people with significant expertise and industry reputation. The Edmonton facility contains a unique, world-class laboratory, in which full scale equipment qualification testing can be performed, at high pressure, temperature, and load conditions, as well as in sour environments.
The exploration and production (E&P) division works in the areas of drilling and completion, and production operations. The pipeline and structures (P&S) division works in the areas of pipeline design and construction, and pipeline integrity management. In addition to working for individual clients, C-FER is well known for organising and managing Joint Industry Projects (JIPs), to address issues of wide industry interest.
C-FER is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF), which focuses on helping build globally competitive commerce in Alberta.