There are approximately 32 oil & gas companies that are, or have been, active in the municipality within the last few years. The major companies working or holding leases in the area include Amoco, Westmin Resources, PanCanadian, Canadian Worldwide and Petro Canada. Small businesses are involved in the oil & gas servicing industry such as trucking, well servicing, steam cleaning, water hauling and pipeline construction.
The main industrial facility in the County is the Canadian Salt Company's salt plant in Lindbergh. The mine produces household, industrial, agricultural, water conditioning and ice control salt for the Prairie provinces and the Northwest Territories. In addition, Lakeland Peat operates a peat moss production plant in Mallaig, which sells to the United States. Lakeland Peat has also developed a new product to absorb oil, which is marketed globally.
Major Businesses Products/Services
- Canadian Salt Company Salt Mine
- Lakeland Peat Moss Processors Peat Moss Processing
The following financial institutions have offices in the County: Alberta Treasury Branch, Royal Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Servus Credit Union, and the Toronto Dominion Bank.