Contract Administration: An Overview


  • October 25, 2017 from 8:30am to 4:30pm


This seminar is intended to give personnel an overview of Contracts Administration.


An overview of the mechanics required to compile and administer efficient land systems and controls will be presented. The daily expectations and responsibilities of the land administrator will also be discussed. Practical examples will be provided and a discussion of common problems will be encouraged. Topics include: role of the land administrator, the relationship between mineral leases and contracts, land survey systems, wells, common agreements (JOA, Farmout, Pooling, Royalty, CAPL 1990 Operating Procedure, PASC 1996), Notice of Assignment, terms used in the industry and check lists.

Registration Fee includes beverages and snacks.


Karen Dowling

Karen Dowling has over 25 years of oil and gas industry experience and iscurrently managing the Land Department at Conserve Oil Corporation involving a large volume of acquisition work.  Prior to joining Conserve, Ms. Dowling has spent the majority of her career in a consulting role working with smaller oil and gas companies handling mineral, surface and contracts administration.  Outside of work, Ms. Dowling was instrumental in the development of course material for Land Administration program at SAIT and taught the majority of the course for 7 years.  She also developed and presented a course strictly for First Nations in relation to the administration of their assets.  In addition, Ms. Dowling assisted on the development and start up for CAPLA and held a position of Education Director for two years.

CAPL Credits: 6 Credits
AAPL Credits: 6 Credits
Fee: CAPL Member $350 plus GST
  Non-Member $450 plus GST
This course is Complete.