Fields of Expertise


Johnston-Vermette has worked for over 20 years on the African continent through Johnston-Vermette International (also known under the name of OPTEC Energy-Services, its subsidiary responsible for international activities). Recognized overseas for the quality of its engineering consulting services, the company has various experiences in over 25 countries including Botswana, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Uganda, Liberia, Madagascar, the Republic of Congo, DRC and Nigeria. It has also carried out various missions in Algeria and Haiti in the area of the regulation of public services.

Our Know-How


Johnston-Vermette International specializes in projects addressed to the oil and gas, mining and metals and energy sectors. During its previous mandates, Johnston-Vermette International has contributed to the technical and operational needs of energy companies, industrial companies and institutional and governmental organizations.

Since the beginning of its activities, Johnston-Vermette International promotes collaboration with local experts to fulfill its mandates. Its professionals are aware of the great challenges involved in the internal environment of a countries. Knowledge of these countries as well as the expertise gained in Canada and worldwide are a proven combination to ensure success and a high level of excellence in our projects.


Our Projects


Photo Sural Liberia Electricity Corporation Photo Norsk Hydro

Somita-SA (Burkina Faso)
Ball Mill - Taparko mine

LEC (Liberia)
Feasibility study of the oil supply of the future LEC’s 40 MW power plant, rehabilitation of the existing facilities and preparation of the RFP document

MEMD (Uganda)
easibility study for the distribution and storage of petroleum products


Our Services


  • Project management
  • Feasibility studies
  • Preliminary engineering
  • Detailed engineering
  • Pipeline routing studies
  • Plans and specifications
  • Materials’ specifications
  • Supervision of geotechnical studies
  • Supervision of construction
  • Commissioning assistance
  • Technical and operational audits
  • Performance monitoring and optimization of processes
  • Factory rehabilitation and restarting
  • Financial analysis
  • Audits and guidance public governance consulting
  • Assistance for the establishment of PPP


Contact our Experts



Mr. Roger Beaudry, Eng., M.Sc., MBA

Business Development Manager – International
514 396-3550, ext. 401



6110, rue Christophe-Pélissier
Trois-Rivières, Qc G9A 5C9

Phone: 819-373-3550
Fax: 819-373-6794