The Chemical and Oil and Gas Engineering Students’ Society would like to thank our sponsors for their generous donation of time and financial resources. Partnerships with industry are invaluable and enable our organization to successfully prepare students for their post-secondary careers. CESS sponsors provide us with the resources necessary to participate in events such as the World Chemical Engineering Congress and Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference as well as facilitate various educational opportunities for the student body. The student chapter deeply appreciates the generosity of our sponsors, whose dedication to the leaders of tomorrow is essential to our success.




Founded in 1859, The National Bank of Canada is the sixth largest commercial bank in Canada and the leading bank in Quebec. It is headquartered in Montreal, and has branches in most Canadian provinces and 2.3 million personal clients. National Bank is an active player on international markets as it has numerous representative offices, subsidiaries and partnerships, through which it can serve clients in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world.

In addition to being a generous sponsor to CESS, National Bank has helped support hundreds of organizations across Canada through donation and sponsorship programs. It has the goal of generating positive spinoffs for communities through their social initiatives. In 2013, National Bank donated over $10 million to Campus Montréal for the creation of the National Bank | HEC Montréal Institute for Entrepreneurship to support entrepreneurial education and the development of entrepreneurs.

For the 7th consecutive year, National Bank was named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Montreal’s Top Employers, having over 21,000 dedicated employees. Year after year, National Bank places strong emphasis on support and development in order to provide young people with opportunities to be engaged in their communities.


Paramount Resources Ltd. is an independent, intermediate Canadian energy company. Incorporated in 1978, the company is involved in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil. In January 2012, the Company’s heavy oil assets were spun off into a 100% owned subsidiary, Cavalier Resources Inc. With its headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, Paramount has provided support to various local organizations, such as CESS.

Paramount is currently working on development activities at Karr-Gold Creek. The new well design is expected to significantly increase well productivity and recoverable reserves. In 2017, Paramount entered into an agreement to acquire Apache Canada Ltd. and merge with Trilogy Energy Corp. When the acquisition of Apache Canada and merger with Trilogy are completed, Paramount will become a Montney, Duvernay and Deep Basin focused intermediate exploration and production company with the financial strength to accelerate the development of a portfolio of top-tier resource plays and unlock the value of the underlying resources.

Health, safety, and environmental protection practices are an essential part of the business operations of Paramount Resources. The company is committed to environmental protection and minimizing impact through achieving a high standard of environmental stewardship. 


Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 95,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.

In 1927, Schlumberger was founded by the two brothers who invented wireline logging as a technique for obtaining downhole data in oil and gas wells. Today Schlumberger continues to build on the industry's longest track record for providing leading edge E&P technology to develop new advancements from reservoir to surface. Since its founding, the company has consistently invested significant time and money on research and development as a long-term strategy to support and grow our technology leadership. Short-term business cycles do not affect our commitment.

Schlumberger places strong emphasis on developing innovative technology that adds value for our customers. Schlumberger consistently invests more in R&E each year than all other oilfield services companies.