20 YEARS IN SERVICE

More than 20 years ago, Mike Jacknife realized the opportunity to provide fluid hauling services to contracting oil companies.  Leaving the timber industry, Mike and his brother started a one truck operation and  began fluid hauling in the Elizabeth Metis Settlement area where Mike was born and raised.  This early experience has been key in helping Mike expand his business as he has firsthand hauling experience and therefore has been able to better understand the needs of his clients and employees.   Building the business from the ground up,  Jacknife Oilfield is now  an  established firm with plenty of experience in transporting crude oil and produced water.

Mike is still deeply involved in the day to day operations and supervises the delivery of each contract.  He values building strong relationships with his employees, contractors and clients and works to create a positive team atmosphere.   He is well recognized in the industry and Jacknife Oilfield is a key player providing quality, timely fluid hauling services to major contractors throughout North Eastern Alberta for the past 20 years.

MIKE JACKNIFE
Founder & President

20 YEARS IN SERVICE

More than 20 years ago, Mike Jacknife realized the opportunity to provide fluid hauling services to contracting oil companies.  Leaving the timber industry, Mike and his brother started a one truck operation and  began fluid hauling in the Elizabeth Metis Settlement area where Mike was born and raised.  This early experience has been key in helping Mike expand his business as he has firsthand hauling experience and therefore has been able to better understand the needs of his clients and employees.   Building the business from the ground up,  Jacknife Oilfield is now  an  established firm with plenty of experience in transporting crude oil and produced water.

Mike is still deeply involved in the day to day operations and supervises the delivery of each contract.  He values building strong relationships with his employees, contractors and clients and works to create a positive team atmosphere.   He is well recognized in the industry and Jacknife Oilfield is a key player providing quality, timely fluid hauling services to major contractors throughout North Eastern Alberta for the past 20 years.

MIKE JACKNIFE
Founder & President

OUR MISSION

Service, Safety, Performance

Our mission is to provide quality, efficient transportation services at competitive rates; provide a safe, rewarding work environment for our employees and subcontractors; adhere to a strong work ethic making every effort to strive for operational excellence; and treat customers, employees and the community with integrity and respect.

  • Provide transportation services to our customers safely and efficiently by utilizing experienced personnel and quality equipment.
  • Offer cost effective solutions that assist our customers in achieving their objectives.
  • Strive to create a positive work environment for our employees and subcontractors.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF JACKNIFE

Since its incorporation 20 years ago in 1997, the company has experienced a steady growth in volume, currently employing over 75 people in total, many of whom are from First Nation and Aboriginal communities. Our primary business is fluid hauling; we haul crude oil and produced water for multiple private and publicly traded oil and gas companies. Our mission is to provide cost-effective and reliable services, while prioritizing safety and the environment.

1997

Mike Jacknife incorporates Jacknife Timber Ltd. and begins a business in the timber industry producing fence posts. With oil industry booming, Mike invests in a 1984 Ford body job and secures a contract hauling produced water in Elizabeth Metis Settlement.

1998

Headquarters is established in Elizabeth Metis Settlement with the construction of shop. Team of employees join company many of which are still employed today with Jacknife Oilfield Services.

2002

Jacknife Timber Ltd. acquires the emulsion work in Elizabeth Metis Settlement along with the produced water hauls and expands fleet to 4 tri-axle trucks and trailers. Owner operators join Jacknife team and begin hauling exclusively for Jacknife.

2006

Jacknife secures a contract hauling emulsion and produced water in a large geographical area extending to the Cold Lake, Bonnyville, and Lacorey areas. Fleet rapidly expands to include over 15 TC406 Crude 38 Cube Tri-Axle trailers and over 20 owner/operators and employees.

2010

Jacknife obtains work with a variety of contracting clients, building a reputation as a quality service provider with competitive rates and outstanding safety record.

2011

Jacknife expands equipment and services to include reclamation, lease road construction and lease maintenance.

2016

Jacknife Timber Ltd. re-brands with a new operating name Jacknife Oilfield Services. Moves headquarters to Bonnyville, Alberta and opens a Heavy Duty Mechanic shop and Commercial Vehicle Inspection facility.

2017

Experiencing steady growth, Jacknife Oilfield currently employs over 75 people, has over 60 tri-axle tractor truck and tanker trailers hauling from well sites to disposal plants, dispatching trucks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Family Owned + Operated

For over 20 years we have proudly served the oil industry of North Eastern Alberta and look forward to many more years delivering quality service, trusted performance, and community support.