Our Team

Orion Projects is a trusted engineering, procurement, and construction management company with engineering expertise and experience in:

Project Management  |  Engineering and Design |  Procurement  |  Project Controls  | Construction Management  |   Document Management  |  Regulatory Support

Daniel O'Connor President & CEO Orion Projects Engineering Services

Daniel O'Connor President and CEO

Daniel O’Connor has over 30 years of experience as a leader in Engineering, 20 years of which were dedicated to engineering procurement and construction (EPC) and construction management (CM) projects in the oil and gas industry. Within that time period, 10+ years were focused on heavy oil. Daniel O’Connor has also played key roles in heavy oil in-situ production projects that took place in Northern Alberta, the Middle East, and North Africa. Collectively, his experience has provided him with a thorough knowledge of upstream oil and gas gathering facilities, gas treating, sulphur handling, natural gas liquids (NGL), liquified petroleum gas (LPG), and fractionation from conceptualization to commissioning and operations support.

Most recently, Daniel has participated in the review of new technologies and in development projects intended to translate advanced technologies from concept to commercialization in heavy oil and conventional oil and gas applications. He is proficient in planning, design, and coordination and possesses valuable skills in the disciplines of project management and project engineering. Daniel has excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable him to motivate a culturally diverse project team to expertly achieve client goals.

Shawn Leggott Sr. Project Engineer Orion Projects Engineering Services

Shawn Leggott Sr. Project Engineer

Shawn Leggott has over 21 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He began his career in the fabrication of natural gas compressors and process equipment. Shawn’s primary focus in the past 11 years has been on project engineering for both domestic and international projects. He has worked on various facility projects, pipeline and well site programs, as well as infrastructure development programs.

He has been a professional engineer for more than 16 years, during which he served as the solely responsible engineer on many successful projects. Prior to joining Orion Projects, Shawn held various management roles in the industry pertaining to senior project engineering, quality control, drafting, and information technology.