WM-Dutch Engineering


About Us

WM-Dutch Engineering is a partnership between West Moberly First Nations and the Fort St. John-based Dutch Engineering.

Our community mission includes involving community voices in the safe and environmentally responsible closure of well sites across Treaty 8 Territory and Northeast British Columbia.

History and experience

Dutch Engineering, together with our clients, help navigate complete cradle to grave asset retirement. From the well’s current status through the Regulatory Certification, we analyze regulatory and community retirement obligations, retirement asset pool portfolios, and budgetary considerations. The goal is to create an asset retirement plan that meets commitments and maximizes efficiency while holding true to our values and those of our clients.

What We Offer

Our comprehensive range of services focusing on cradle to grave asset retirement:

  • Retiring asset pool assessment
  • Asset retirement forecasting and planning
  • Corporate asset retirement strategy creation
  • Turnkey / cradle-to-grave asset retirement solutions

WM-Dutch Engineering is a Prime Contractor that manages and/or implements the following:


  • Preliminary scouting and estimating
  • Surface casing vent flow and gas migration testing
  • Wellbore zonal abandonment and remedial cementing
  • Exposed formation identification and remediation
  • Regulatory submission, approval, and reporting
  • Wellbore decommissioning planning, engineering, execution, and onsite supervision


  • Cut and cap wellheads
  • Dismantle and removal of facilities
  • Removal of piles
  • Pipeline abandonment
  • Regulatory submission, approval, and reporting
  • Decommissioning planning, engineering, execution, and onsite supervision
  • Wellsite
  • Facility
  • Pipeline


  • Baseline assessment and surveys
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Fish and wildlife assessments
  • Sediment and erosion control plans
  • Mitigation and remediation plans
  • Deactivation prescriptions
  • Road/culvert deactivation
  • Site remediation
  • Revegetation/rehabilitation
  • Post-deactivation assessments
  • Regulatory Certification