About Us


The Company

H.O.C.C. is a full service heavy civil/clearing contractor, Fabrication Construction & Maintenance as well as Pipeline Services. We have the experienced staff and expertise to implement any programs that comes our way from initial design to final installation.

Our company structure enables us to communicate effectively through all stages of the project, which allows us to eliminate errors and to be more cost effective in producing the final product.

H.O.C.C. is an established logging company, with over 20 years in orchestrating various projects in the region. With new opportunities from Horse Lake First Nations on and off traditional land, we have branched out into 4 divisions, heavy civil construction, right of way clearing, pipelining, and moving forward into facility construction & maintenance.

Here at H.O.C.C our Management team, Safety manager, and experienced employees will be able to accomplish your projects at the highest level of excellence.

Mission Statement

H.O.C.C provides outstanding customer service and exceptional value. We constantly strive to improve our safety, quality, and productivity – all while maintaining unmatched customer service.

Our level of success will be measured by our customers choosing us because of their belief in our ability to meet or exceed their expectations of safety, price, service, and expertise.


Our Leadership

Chief Ramona wants her community to prosper and become self-sufficient. She wants Horse Lake to pursue economic development opportunities, including becoming a leader in oil and gas development and forestry sectors. Traditional values, including promoting the languages and culture, are all priorities, as well as education and training. Finally, Ramona wants to advance people’s health, education and training. Her Life skills and Oilfield experience have prepared her for the position of President of HOCC.

Ramona Horseman | President HOCC
(Chief of Horse Lake First Nation Band)


Key Personnel

Howard McCullough, Assistant General Manager

For 25 plus years in oil and gas industry Howard has experience with well completions and supervising multiple crews making his way to the management level from ground up. Howard has proven himself to be dedicated to the company on whom he represents as a member of Horse Lake First Nations.


Henry Paquette, Civil Construction Manager

For the past 25 years, Henry has worked in the forestry and civil construction industry in northern BC and Alberta. Throughout his career, he has been involved with the supervision of large crews and office staff and has gained respect from his employees and clients. His strong management skills provide H.O.C.C with a very capable civil manager who strives for success.


First Nations

H.O.C.C is a wholly owned and managed First Nations company.

  • We have repeatedly created career opportunities for local community members within Treaty 8
  • As FN members, we have a deep relationship with our lands. And as a FN company, we work to minimize our impact on the environment.

Our Work

Having completed numerous sizes of projects-from small to large, our continued success and growth has been attributed to the strong relationship we create with our Clients. We recognize and appreciate their values and goals. Everyday we at the Horse Lake First Nation Oilfield Construction Corporation take the steps to ensure our employees are skilled, qualified and effective ensuring we meet and exceed our Clients expectations. By implementing the newest tools and training programs available, in doing so we meet scheduled timeframes, keep projects on budget, and ensure workplace safety. Above all never neglecting our responsibility to the Environment. We know that our strength is in our people and our Clients. Together we can grow as a team and as partners in making a Stronger Safer Community for our Children and Generations to come.


Our Certifications

HLFN Oilfield Construction Corp. is a proud Aboriginal member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.