Land & Regulatory

Land & Regulatory Services

Roy Northern specializes in all aspects of Surface Rights Acquisitions throughout the Western provinces and Canada’s North

Successful land services and administration requires a broad understanding of industries and stakeholders, as well as an integrated strategy. The combination of land services offered by Roy Northern ensures the unique needs of every client can be readily met.

Our comprehensive service offerings include:

Acquisition of Surface Rights

  • Surface Lease and Pipeline Easement Acquisitions and Damage Settlements
  • Surface Rights Acquisition on Crown, Freehold and Federal NEB,IOGC/INAC) Land
  • Surface Rights Board Applications, Hearing and Consultations
  • Wellsite, Access Road and Pipeline Route Selection
  • Rental Reviews
  • Corporate Area Annual ERP Updates
  • Woodlot Negotiations
  • Notice of Work (MEM)

Public Consultation/Regulatory Compliance

  • Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), Alberta Energy Regulator (AER D56, D60)
  • BC Oil & Gas Commission (OGC)
  • National Energy Board (NEB)
  • Indian Oil and Gas Canada(IOGC)
  • First Nations Consultations
  • Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO)


Emergency Response Planning (ERP)

  • ERP Planning/Personal Consultation/Field Ground Truthing/ERP Data Collection

Third Party Agreements

  • Application for Road Use, Facility Crossing, Workspace and Proximity Agreements
  • Administration of Agreements
  • Web based SharePoint hosting Third Party linelist, Client Accessible


GIS (Geographical Information System)

  • Cartography/GIS Query and Analysis
  • Data Management/Digitizing and Data Manipulation
  • SharePoint Integration
  • Printing/Plotting/Mapping

Administrative Services/Document Preparation

  • Project Notification Packages (NEB Section 87, Section 34; AER D56, D71; OGC)
  • Stakeholder linelists and associated mapping
  • Surface Lease and Right-of-Way Agreements
  • Release of Damages/Work Permits
  • Title Searches/Filing of Caveat
  • BC Title Registrations/Withdrawals/Assignments


Municipal & Utilities Acquisitions

  • Powerline Rights-of-Way
  • Gas/Water Co-op Easements
  • Renewable Energy – Wind / Solar Power
  • Landfill Sites/Mining and Aggregate Applications
  • Government Infrastructure – Road Widening, Bridge Repairs