OEC Welcomes Utility Engineering Firm EMB Management Ltd.

May 3, 2021 Annie Petrin

Acquisition Strengthens Group’s Position in North American Infrastructure Services Market

Vancouver, Canada—OEC has completed the acquisition of EMB Management Ltd. (EMB), a provider of engineering, inspection, project management and quality assurance services for the gas distribution industry.  The acquisition expands OEC’s turnkey service offering while enhancing asset management and decision-making support for clients.

“The addition of EMB strengthens our infrastructure services capabilities in utility engineering, design and inspection services, and increases our presence in Western Canada,” shared Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer, OEC.  “Together, we will be better positioned to support North America’s infrastructure development and renewal needs.”

As the population grows and infrastructure continues to age, revitalization efforts are progressively being planned for and executed.  From modernizing the electricity grid and implementing green energy sources, to rehabilitating water and wastewater, to maintaining and upgrading energy distribution systems, to expanding broadband internet—infrastructure development and renewal projects are occurring and will require innovative solutions and support from the industry.

EMB is led by Eric Larson who added, “By leveraging the combined technical expertise of EMB and OEC, we will be better equipped to support the infrastructure growth needs and services of our clients.  We are excited to be joining OEC, as we seek to provide enhanced services to our clients and the industry.”

About EMB Management Ltd.

At EMB Management Ltd. (“EMB”), we deliver project development, project management and delivery, engineering, construction management and construction inspection services to energy and utility infrastructure and facilities clients across Western Canada. 

Our combined experience and capabilities allow us to deliver complex infrastructure projects while bringing a construction and operational focus to every project.  Our unwavering commitment to our clients ensures we deliver quality services to the gas distribution and utilities, pipelines, gas facilities, renewable natural gas, energy and infrastructure industries.