Awards and Recognition

Tervita is proud of the work we do, and we value the recognition our innovative, solutions-focused work has earned.

Northeast Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) Best Practice Indicator award - 2014

Tervita is a proud member of NAABA, a non-profit organization that consists of a growing interest group of Aboriginal businesses committed to enhancing an environment which promotes businesses, jobs, and training for the betterment of all native people in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta.  The Best Practices Indicator Awards are given in six different categories to locally owned businesses as well as producers, pipelines and services companies operating in the oilsands. Tervita was awarded the Best Practice Indicator award in the category of “Associate Member, Large Business.”


The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) has awarded Tervita a 'Class A' award for the best safety record among large contractors in well servicing in 2013. This was the company's first time winning in the category of Class A contractor, meaning 500,000 plus man hours worked and the lowest Total Recordable Incident Frequency (TRIF) within the class. Tervita was last recognized corporately by the CAODC in 2011, when we were awarded an honourable mention.

American Petroleum Institute’s Industry Innovation Award - 2013

The Blue Buttes landfill is the recipient of the American Petroleum Institute’s Industry Innovation Award. The Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute presented Tervita with the award, which recognizes significant achievement for advancements in technology, systems, processes and the application thereof in the oil and gas industry in the Williston Basin. Tervita received the award for its stakeholder management during the development of the Blue Buttes landfill.

Alberta Oil Magazine Top Energy Services Company - 2013

Tervita has been awarded the number one spot on Alberta Oil Magazine’s “The 100 + Energy Service 50” list​. The list recognizes the top-performing oil and gas and energy services companies in Canada. This is the second year Alberta Oil has recognized energy service companies in their June issue. ​

Oilweek Magazine Supplier of the Year - 2012

Oilweek Magazine’s Supplier of the Year award was bestowed upon Tervita for its innovative leadership and excellence in the Canadian energy service and supply industry. The annual award was determined by an online poll among five services companies selected by Oilweek’s editorial team. After a week of voting, Tervita received more than 5,400 votes, representing 62 per cent of the vote.

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) – 2011 Environmental Award for Design and Construction

The City of Burnaby

The City of Burnaby contracted Tervita in 2009 to conduct a major dredging and sediment removal project. Our efforts, which involved two years and the removal of garbage, debris, sands, silts, clays and decomposed organic material from Burnaby Lake, helped successfully restore and preserve this unique urban lake ecosystem. The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) recognized the project with their coveted 2011 Environmental Award for Design and Construction.

Shell Canada Safety Recognition - 2011

380 Days Incident Free

Shell Canada Limited recognized Tervita and our Health, Safety and Environment and Operations performance throughout 2011 and adherence to the GOAL ZERO initiative in all field and office activity. A zero-incident year in which there were no recordable safety incidents is a major accomplishment, and reflects the priority Tervita places on working safely.