keeping compliance simple.

We are a consulting company with over 80 years experience in the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry.

Providing More Than Expected

oil rigOPX Consulting excels in providing cost effective solutions that address our customer’s compliancy challenges. Over the past 15 years, OPX has assisted more than 80 junior and intermediate oil & gas companies in developing plans that ensured compliance with regulatory agency directives, codes and standards (i.e. OH&S, AER, OGC, SER, ABSA, etc.)

Unlike many other service providers, OPX prefers to stick around to ensure the plans and programs we develop for our customers are effectively implemented throughout all areas of their operations. We recognize that implementation is key to ensuring our customers compliancy success.

Our Services Include:

  • HSE Programs and Corporate Implementation
  • Emergency Response Plans
  • Pipeline Operations and Maintenance Programs / IMP
  • Specialized Security / Crisis Management Services
  • Pressure Equipment Integrity Maintenance (ABSA)
  • Pre-AER Inspections
  • HSE Orientation Videos
  • Rig Inspections
  • Project Management
  • HSE and Regulatory Training
  • Table Top Training Exercises and Corporate Rollouts
  • SOP/SSOP Development and Implementation
  • ISNetworld, PICS and ComplyWorks Support
  • COR Auditing

Our Clients Include:

Aeraden Energy Toro Oil & Gas
crew energy Shield Energy
Entrada Resources Vermilion Energy
Pulse Oil
Prairie Storm Vermilion Energy
Rifle Shot Oil Corp


Contact Info

T. 403.234.8853


P.O. Box 94010,
RPO Elbow River
Calgary, Alberta T2S 0S4

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Management Team

  • Darren Lehne - CEO

    Over his 30-year career in the upstream oil and gas industry, Darren’s gained considerable regulatory compliance experience. As a Production Foreman and Operations Manager for various oil and gas companies, environmental and safety concerns remain his top priority. Darren currently provides management oversight for the regulatory products OPX develops for their clients.

  • Jack Doyle - COO

    Jack is a petroleum engineer and APEGA member with more than 35 years of experience in the Canadian and international energy industry. He co-founded BASE Engineering in 2005. He has a proven ability to bring technical, cost sensitive and project management expertise to construction, drilling, completions and workover projects. He has managed drilling and completion operations for a number of companies including Dome Petroleum, Amoco Canada, Dominion Exploration, Northstar Energy, Hawker Resources and TAG Oil.

  • Aaron Doyle - Managing Partner

    Aaron is a Certified Management Accountant and E.I.T. with APEGA. Aaron currently manages all corporate and financial accounts for BASE Engineering and OPX Consulting, and works closely with the engineering team to complete various engineering projects. He also develops the corporate goals / objectives, and gives oversight to the administrative functions for the company. In conjunction with his corporate responsibilities. Aaron cultivates and maintains client and field operator relationships for BASE’s local and international operations.

  • Kaja Heister - Account Manager

  • Ben Logan - Account Manager

  • Gaston Schaeffer - Sr. HSE Advisor / Auditor

  • Jeremy Haycock - Manager of Drafting and Design

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