Capital Projects and Portfolio Management

The ability to optimize execution of energy and utilities projects is key to meeting stakeholder, market and regulatory demands in Canada’s complex power environment. We draw on MNP’s deep experience standardizing project management practices across large volumes to address challenges and secure future growth.  

Our comprehensive portfolio management program helps you: 

  • Better align projects and programs to your organization’s strategic goals and objectives 
  • Minimize the impact of individual asset and project risks on your organization’s risk exposure  
  • Realize cost-efficiencies and better manage project constraints 

Energy and utilities companies face a complex and lengthy list of challenges in an evolving marketplace. Our nation-wide team of specialists tap into their in-depth sector experience to prepare you and turn these challenges into opportunities for growth.

Solutions for Your Success

Optimize your energy and utilities projects to meet stakeholder, market, and regulatory demands in Canada’s complex power environment. MNP’s deep experience standardizing project management practices across large volumes will help your organization address challenges and secure future growth. 

  • Procurement and Relationship Management

    Find efficiencies in a variety of procurement areas at your organization. Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Relationship Management, Vendor Procedures Manuals, Reporting Dispute, Management 

  • Project Delivery Model Optimization

    Ensure repeatable and scalable results through standardizing project delivery. Project Management Office, Optimize Project Resource Requirements, Estimating and Scheduling, Stage Gate Process, Planning Scope Development and Management, Risk Assessment, Project Controls/Cost Controls/Change Management, Reporting 


    • April 18, 2022

      Case study: Alberta-based electricity provider – Employee in charge definition

      Working with a large Alberta-based electricity transmission and distribution provider,  MNP enhanced worksite safety by ensuring role definition and accountability of the employee-in-charge role was clearly understood, from the top down.

    • Confidence

      January 18, 2022

      Case Study: FortisAlberta

      MNP helped this Alberta-based electricity service provider update its risk profile and integrate ESG into its latest strategic planning cycle.

    • Performance

      January 11, 2022

      The Regional Assessment for the Ring of Fire

      The regional assessment of Ontario’s Ring of Fire region provides a better understanding of how to navigate Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) assessments more broadly.

    Contact Our Energy and Utilities Team

    Gord Chalk MBA,CMC

    Consulting Leader, Energy and Utilities

    Gord Chalk, MBA, BA, is MNP’s Western Energy and Resources Leader. A trusted strategic advisor to executives at some of North America’s largest energy, pipeline, power and utilities companies, Gord has also led dozens of strategy, process and technology projects to successful execution for more than 25 years.

    Bringing both a finance and operations perspective to business issues, he enables clients to quickly and capably move strategy to action, delivering direct and measurable results.

    Gord helps clients in the oil and gas, energy, resources, pipeline, construction and manufacturing industries with capital project execution and governance, operations and maintenance optimization, supply chain performance, business performance and operations transformation.

    His extensive experience includes senior management experience with a global consulting firm in the design, build, operations, maintenance and supply chain domains; negotiations, contracting and claims management and regulatory and permitting experience in capital projects.

    Gord excels at building and maintaining high-touch relationships with executive-level clients, and easily communicates between senior management and the shop floor as he supports his clients in achieving their goals.

    Gord earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting from McGill University.