Oil & Gas Engineering Services

Orbis has satisfied the power system needs of numerous oil & gas clients. Our capacity allows us to offer incredible service depth,both on time and to schedule. With extensive technical expertise and years of experience on projects in Canada, the United States, and South America, we have a precise understanding of how our capabilities relate to your project’s scope.

Field Services

  • Experienced Employees. Orbis draws from a deep pool of talent, and has the people-power to satisfy your job’s technical needs.
  • Remote Expertise. The Orbis team has worked on multiple remote and restricted job sites, nationally and internationally. We’re capable of quickly understanding and adapting to your unique needs.
  • Minimal Downtime. The Orbis team consists of skilled technicians who consistently outperform within prescribed time frames, resulting in quality work with minimal downtime.
  • Analysis

Engineering Specific Services


  • Transmission, Distribution & Generation
  • Substations/Switchyards/Powerplants
  • Protection and control schemes
  • Plant and utility distribution
  • Lightning protection
  • Computer aided drafting & design
  • Systems Studies
  • Energy Audits
  • Ground Grid Studies
  • Power Factor correction
  • Short circuit studies
  • Harmonic analysis and filter design
  • Protective device co-ordination
  • Dynamic stability studies
  • Reliability analysis
  • Power System Studies
    • Short Circuit
    • Coordinations
    • Arc Flash
    • Power Quality
    • Motor Start-Up

  • Ground Grid Design
  • Soil Resistivity
  • Power System Modelling
    • Dynamic Stability
    • WECC/NERC Testing & reporting

Engineering Site Services

  • WECC/NERC testing & Reporting
  • Project management
  • Construction scheduling
  • Equipment evaluations

Automation Specific Services

  • HMI programming & design
  • PLC applications, programming & design
  • Plant automation design
  • Full functional checkout
  • Field calibration services
  • Loop and tuning checks
  • Equipment commissioning
  • Custom programming
  • Basic on-site training
  • SCADA design

Planning Specific Services

  • Plant Maintenance Methodology – Routine and Shutdown
  • Project Management and Operational Management
  • Maintenance Work - Development and Planning
    • SAP PM/PS Modules for Maintenance Planning and Project Controls
    • Plant Routine Work Processing
    • Shutdown and Major Maintenance Planning
    • Predictive Maintenance Using Maintenance Plans

  • Project Management
    • Project Scope Development
    • Creating and Managing Project Schedules
    • Procurement of Goods and Parts
    • Human Resources and Capacity Planning
    • Financial Analysis (Estimating, Budgeting, and Forecasting)
    • Reporting

  • Training, Coaching, and Mentoring on Maintenance Processes and Associated Tools in Industry

Training Specific Services

  • Power system equipment maintenance
  • Safety and switching operations
  • Equipment operation-electrical and non-electrical perspective
  • Protection and control for generation and distribution systems
  • Substation safety
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Power transformers
  • Power cable terminating, splicing, and testing
  • Motor & generator testing
  • NETA Standards and Specifications

Specialty Services

  • Doble Insulation Power Factor Testing
  • Transformer Services
    • Assembly
    • Vacuum dry-out
    • Vacuum oil processing services

  • Specs for Oil processing units
    • Cryogenic Dry out
    • Hot oil circulation
    • Transformer oil analysis

  • IR Scan