This seminar is suitable for all land personnel who work in British Columbia with an interest in the acquisition of water on crown and private land. Presented with a focus towards oil and gas operations, participants will be introduced to relevant hydrology terms, the legislative framework, and landowner agreements and applications. Case examples will illustrate and summarize the meandering path and potential obstacles required to bring water to land.
Rod is a forest technician registered in BC having worked in the forest industry for 20 years. He migrated to the oil and gas industry, joining EnCana 12 years ago. He is currently a Senior Surface Landman with EnCana, residing in Calgary. Rod has been heavily involved in determining regulatory requirements and agreements under the Water Sustainability Act framework. Rod is from the BC Peace River area and held a ranch for many years raising both cattle and buffalo.
Greg is a professional Hydrologist and Agrologist with over 30 years of forestry and oil and gas experience in British Columbia, Alberta, across Canada and internationally. His current role is Senior Water Stewardship Advisor in the Water Team at EnCana's Calgary office where he prepares applications for water approvals, negotiates and assists the Land group in engaging with stakeholders and landowners to secure consent for water use.