David P. Werklund is an acclaimed Canadian businessman in the oil industry and a dedicated philanthropist. David’s business career started in 1965 when he began working as a Production Manager at Shell Canada. While working here, he capitalized on the need to address both environmental and waste management issues in the oil and gas exploration industry. In 1979, he co-founded Concord Well Servicing and developed it from a one-rig operation to the 3rd largest well service company in the country.
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David is also the founder of Canadian Crude Separators, which he established in 1954. The company was distinguished as a $3.7 billion multi-faceted corporation by 2007. Today, the company is internationally recognized and trusted as an industry leader. It currently has over 4,000 employees and it provides integrated and environmentally friendly services to both downstream and upstream oil and gas companies across North America.
In the year 2006, David established the Werklund Family Office, redirecting from his entrepreneurial endeavors. The Werklund Family Office is a uniquely private family organization that preserves and promotes the values and the legacy of the Werklund family. It also provides tailored personal and wealth management services for each of the family members. Today, David Werklund has an estimated net worth of $1.06 billion, which makes him one of the most financially successful people in Canada.