Fundamentals of Surface Agreements (PSL®)


  • October 05, 2017 from 8:30am to 4:30pm


This course is intended for industry personnel who require a detailed understanding of the surface documents used in the oil and gas industry.  Those of interest will have desire for a greater understanding of the different Surface documents available.


This course is for the purposes of having detailed discussions about land agreements that are most commonly used during the surface acquisition process.  Types of agreements include the Alberta Surface Lease, Alberta Right-of-Way Agreement, Amendments, Damage Releases, and Temporary Work Space Agreements.  Other miscellaneous surface documents will be discussed as to when, where and how they are to be used.  This course also covers the basic concepts of contract law, the Dower Act, Surface Rights Act, and Land Agent's Licensing Act, and how these relate to surface land acquisition.

Registration Fee includes beverages and snacks.


Nikki Sitch, P.Land, PSL, BComm (PLM)

Nikki has over 18 years of oil and gas experience in Mineral and Surface negotiations and acquisitions at several energy companies.  She is currently Manager of Integrity and Operations at Aim Land Services Ltd.  Nikki is an active member of CAPL and AASLA.  For CAPL, previously she was chairman of the Field Acquisition and Management Committee and the Education Committee Team Lead, New Surface Course Development.  She has been a CAPL Director since 2010 and is currently CAPL's Past President.

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