Leading Provider of High-Quality Compression Equipment
and Process Packages

Compass specializes in designing and fabricating powerful, small to large HP compression and process package systems for the natural gas industry.

Our experienced and skilled team has hundreds of years of combined industry experience, with a deep understanding of the oil and gas industry, and the compression and process packaging business. Over the last 20 years, we’ve developed a diverse and global client-base and our clients know they can count on us to consistently and efficiently deliver systems that successfully meet their unique, and often complex project requirements and specifications.

Our five business divisions enable us to design, fabricate, optimize, and support the life of our clients’ equipment.

  1. Compression – We offer a full range of reciprocating, rotary screw and rotary vane compressor packages, ranging from 5 HP to 8,000 HP.
  2. Process – We offer packaged process equipment, ranging from small skid-mounted units to inter-connected multiple module units.
  3. Retrofit & Surplus – We offer solutions that increase equipment operating efficiencies, horsepower utilization and operational flexibility.
  4. Rentals – We offer a well-maintained fleet of equipment available on a rental or rent-to-purchase basis.
  5. Parts + Service – We offer a robust parts supply. Our OEM-trained, and experienced, field technicians are located throughout western Canada and the northwestern United States, and are available around the clock.

Compass is also unique in that we have our own purpose-built fabricating and packaging facilities, including our 80,000 square foot Frontier facility. This state-of-the-art facility features design, fabrication, assembly, sand blast bays and paint bays enabling us to seamlessly provide our clients with fully-complete solutions.

At Compass, we’re committed to providing our clients with expert solutions and exceptional experiences, through all stages of a project.

Industry-Renowned Leadership

Creating Our Future

Compass’ renowned  Leadership Team is comprised of skilled and experienced industry experts who are dedicated to guiding Compass into long-term prosperity. Strong top-down leadership ensures values are shared at all levels and then translated into positive experiences for our employees and clients. 

Never satisfied with good enough, continual improvement comes from a culture of learning and sharing. Our Leadership Team encourages everyone at Compass to innovate at all levels. This passion for development within the team has fostered an environment where each employee is responsible for helping projects become reality, and for providing the right solutions and optimal experiences to our clients.

With an eye on the future, and never ready to rest on today’s accomplishments, our Leadership Team will continue to lead, inspire and encourage Compass team members to grow and evolve.

Health & Safety

No incidents. No excuses.

Compass adheres to the highest health and safety standards and follows industry best practices. We belong to registries including ComplyWorks and ISNetworld in order to provide complete transparency to our clients and the industry.

The health and safety of our employees, clients and the environment is a priority, and we focus on operating with zero incidents. We believe that all injuries, occupational illnesses and environmental incidents are preventable. As a result, we stand by our uncompromising commitment to encouraging a culture of health and safety throughout our company.

We regularly conduct safety exercises to develop safety knowledge and to increase the overall awareness and understanding of potential hazards. A commitment to safety positively impacts our operations and our employees.

COR Certification

A Certificate of Recognition (COR) established by the Alberta Employment and Immigration Partnership Program signifies Compass’ Health & Safety Program complies with industry standards. Continued certification includes ongoing external audits and quality assurance reviews.








History Timeline

Two decades helping companies with their gas compression and processing needs


History Timeline 2001

  • Compass Compression established
  • Caterpillar engine packaging agreement
  • Cummins engine packaging agreement

History Timeline 2006

GE (Gemini) compressor packaging agreement


History Timeline 2008

  • Change in Ownership
  • Merged rental companies with manufacturing companies
  • Partnered with Waukesha Engine Power

History Timeline 2009

Developed Rotary Vane product line


History Timeline 2010

  • Ariel compressor packager agreement
  • Frick compressor packager agreement
  • Increased fabrication space for larger packages
  • First VHP package (very high power) Waukesha 7042GSI 

History Timeline 2011

  • Introduced first 3600 series Caterpillar/Ariel JGC package (3500HP)
  • Celebrated 10 years in business
  • Expanded service division into northern Alberta and British Columbia
  • Acquired Grande Prairie service company
  • Expanded sales into northern United States
  • Earned Health & Safety Certificate of Recognition (COR)
  • Received Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

History Timeline 2012

  • Launched US service division in Wyoming and North Dakota
  • Vessel, pipe and skid fabrication brought in-house

History Timeline 2013

  • Launched Retrofit division
  • Added third facility (vessels & process piping)

History Timeline 2015

  • Established Platinum participation in GE’s Waukesha Gas Compression Power Packager Program (direct purchasing of parts)
  • Completed Frontier, our state-of-the-art packaging facility and head office location
  • Increased production capacity by 50% for large HP packages, freeing up production space for Vapour Recovery Units (VRUs) and small HP compression business

History Timeline 2015 a

Expanded product line with the launch of the Process Division


History Timeline 2016

Celebrated 15 years in business


History Timeline 2017

Evolved our name from Compass Compression to Compass, to signify our expansion beyond the Compression industry.  Compass is a unique, diverse business with five integrated business lines: Compression, Process, Rentals, Retrofits and Parts+Service


History Timeline 2018

Expanded global footprint into additional international markets.