who we are

Benchmark Engineering Inc. prides itself on its relatable, home-grown approach to every aspect of its Engineering, Project Management, and Field Supervision ventures.

Based out of Calgary since 2003, Benchmark has continuously built industry relationships while maintaining a grounded small-town perspective.

By providing quality services and personnel for construction, drilling and completions operations while meeting industry safety and regulatory requirements, Benchmark hopes to move into the future capitalizing on its strongest attribute – outstanding service.

01. experienced

With 150+ years of combined industry experience between our Engineering teams, Benchmark offers the experience you need.

02. technical

Being exposed to all aspects of the industry, Benchmark has gained tremendous knowledge in the energy sector. We deliver projects in an efficient, cost effect manner.

03. innovative

Benchmark doesn’t believe in a one size fits all solution. Thinking outside the box and delivering new technology to the client is critical.

a team of professionals 

Benchmark Leadership

wade johnston

wade johnston


Wade founded Benchmark Engineering in 2004 after working for Marathon Canada as a Drilling and Completions Engineer. Earlier in his career, Wade worked on drilling rigs throughout Western Canada and the Gulf of Mexico. Wade’s extensive background in both drilling and completions compliment his role as President and current focus on drilling operations.

Contact: wade@benchmarkeng.ca

nels eckland

nels eckland

VP - Business Development

Nels joined Benchmark in December 2007 and has over 20 years of direct managerial experience. He is currently responsible for managing wellsite and in-house consultants and downtown sales while maintaining client relations and directing the Business Development team.

Contact: nels@benchmarkeng.ca


What We Can Do For You

At Benchmark we aim to provide personable service and exceed client expectations by staying true to our small-town roots.

We have provided Wellsite Supervision, Engineering support, and Project Management Services both domestically and internationally since 2003, building our company and reputation along the way.

By planning logistically before beginning a project, we ensure the most cost effective, safe, and timely results possible while keeping client and vendor relationships in mind.

drilling and completions

Engineering, regulatory, program design and project management.

mining operations

Well outfitting, exploration drilling, slickline and brine circulation wells.


On-site consultant Supervision for all aspects of the energy sector.

Get In Touch

Suite 810, 396 11th ave sw

Calgary ab, t2r 0c5
403 266 5757