Expert Services

The highly specialized and experienced team at 5Blue creates custom solutions to maximize your investment returns. From design to fabrication and assembly, 5Blue supports you every step of the way.

Custom Design

Technology and Philosophy

Teams are equipped with the latest tools and technologies including data-centric 3D plant design systems, 3D component design and analysis software and computational fluid dynamics. Our custom engineering philosophy goes beyond the modular design methodology. Looking at the entire system, the team’s expertise and experience enhance plant design, installation, operation and maintenance activities.

Innovation and Effectiveness

Customers are constantly being challenged to introduce more efficient equipment at a lower cost and with increased life cycles. By working closely to capitalize on operations realities and the client’s knowledge, 5Blue is able to deliver solutions customized to meet any challenge or requirement.

Production / Productivity Improvement

5Blue assists customers to design and change products already in use in order to increase productivity or include/exclude production components based on achievable profitability.


5Blue has extensive experience and capabilities in all aspects of process engineering for upstream oil and gas projects worldwide. 5Blue provides multi-discipline engineering services and can take a project from conception to installation. Focused on client performance and return on investment, the team thrives on custom designing innovative solutions to meet technical and operational challenges for customers.

The teams are equipped with the latest tools and technologies including:

  • Data-centric 3D plant design systems
  • 3D component design and analysis software
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Conceptual and front-end engineering design
  • Process engineering and design (including reverse engineering)
  • Preliminary and detailed design
  • Equipment Feasibility studies
  • Quick turnaround projects
  • AFE preparation
  • Modularization
  • Scheduling
  • Cost estimating Specifications and operating procedures
  • Procurement & expediting
  • Project engineering management
  • Quality & Regulatory Compliance

Design Drafting

5Blue is a highly specialized and experienced group capable of designing and drafting all types of oil and gas production equipment, for either foreign or domestic markets.

The team is equipped with the latest industry-standard 2D and 3D drafting/design software which will produce various drawings and products such as:

  • Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
  • Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Pressure vessel and process equipment fabrication drawings
  • Structural steel fabrication drawings including base skid, overhead structural, multilevel structures, ladders, platforms, etc.
  • Piping fabrication drawings (spool/isometrics) which include full weld and material traceability and testing
  • General Arrangement (Plan), Section, and 3D Isometric View drawings
  • Lifting Diagrams
  • Pile Location drawings which can include pile load reactions
  • 3D model walkthrough files in nwd format can be created for our customers to view on their own, with our team, or to insert into their full plant site model
  • Solutions for new conceptual ideas
  • 2D profile drawings for automated cutting machines
  • Piping and steel bill of material take offs from 3D models

5Blue also provides a high-quality document control system to ensure customers receive and can return technical drawings and documents through one point of access.


To assist in optimizing customer investment cost in maximizing returns, 5Blue has established ongoing relationships with its inbound supply chain partners focused on quality, price competitiveness and expedited turnaround times. 5Blue’s comprehensive procurement experience and capabilities include:

  • Procurement and vendor liaison
  • Vendor/ Contractor audits
  • Vendor/Contractor selection
  • Expediting
  • Purchase order and invoice management
  • Cost tracking and reporting
  • RFQ management
  • Contract management
  • Supplier performance management

Project Management

With accredited and dedicated project managers, 5Blue is able to oversee projects from conception to completion. All projects are assigned a project manager to monitor and control planning, processes and schedules to ensure compliance and optimally complete projects, on time and on budget.

Project managers oversee the whole supply chain, offering end-to-end management and customer feedback on project progression and completion.

Fabrication & Assembly

5Blue has extensive experience in the fabrication, assembly and testing of products and components covering the whole oil and gas process equipment range. 5Blue’s fabrication and module assembly facility is located in Nisku, AB. Backed by a highly qualified and experienced team, the facility enables 5Blue to meet the needs of almost any project’s scope.

Quality products and adherence to the latest technological advances are linked to 5Blue’s very high standards of material selection, work execution, inspection and supervision.

Aftermarket & Field Service

5Blue prides itself on the quality products it produces and will stand by that trademark in meeting the agreed specifications, thus doing its utmost to ensure absolute customer satisfaction. The team includes members suitably equipped and highly experienced in fieldwork.

Customer Property Management

5Blue offers a comprehensive range of services to our customers, ranging from quick turnaround equipment inventory to providing or arranging storage of customer property.

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