Oil & Gas

Scott Land & Lease is one of the most active land companies handling surface and mineral acquisition in the Western Canadian oilpatch.

Key Contact
403-261-1000
calgary@scottland.ca

Celeste Farrow
Surface Manager
Lee Acheson
Manager, Freehold Minerals
Melanie Lusk
Indigenous Consultation Coordinator

Did You Know?

We acquire over 5,000 leases every year.

Services We Offer

Surface Land Acquisition

We have handled nearly 100,000 surface projects over the years.  Our approach to surface land acquisition has made us the leader in the Western Canadian oilpatch. We focus on managing all the details of your project by using our in-house team of experienced project managers, administrators and regionally located land agents who combine their knowledge and local relationships with proven processes. With the most licensed land agents in the industry, six full service offices, and guaranteed, accurate paperwork, our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to the success of your project.

Freehold Mineral Leasing

Our clients benefit from the experience of our freehold acquisition specialists who have acquired more than 50,000 freehold mineral leases and completed thousands of projects involving more than 20,000,000 net acres throughout Western Canada. While your projects may vary in complexity and include estates, title issues, trust agreements or town sites, they will be professionally handled with multiple internal checks and balances. Our freehold acquisition team delivers the most comprehensive tract sheet in the industry. Our proven systems ensure your final lease package will be complete, accurate and error-free. Our freehold leasing team is known as the best in the business and gives our clients a real edge in competitive leasing situations. Our database of historic information on more than 50,000 leases of terms and contacts means we can find the owner quicker and secure the lease before the competitor and the clients save money on fees.

Greg Meidinger
Calgary
403-261-6503
Dave Gieg
Edmonton
780-702-5694
Kerri Holmen
Lloydminster
780-875-7201
Celeste Farrow
Regina
306-790-4378
Lorne Pudsey
Grande Prairie
780-513-8540
Greg Meidinger
Fort St. John
Shaun Kozak
Regina
306-790-4352

Administration

Administration excellence is the cornerstone of the land business. It’s one of the most important components in delivering legally defensible lease documentation. That is why we employ the best team of administrators with the most experience. Our administration services include the set up of mineral, surface and Crown files, payment of rentals and third-party obligations, follow-up on outstanding paperwork and dealing with expiries and notifications. We handle all aspects of title registration and curity and do more business with the various Land Titles offices than any other land company.

Crown Surface Applications

We offer you a dedicated Crown team and a streamlined Crown surface applications process that is cost-efficient. With over 26 years successfully handling complex and non-standard applications, we thoroughly understand the Sustainable Resource Development (SRD) process and the Enhanced Approval Process (EAP) requirements. We have several former SRD employees on our team. Our strong relationship with Forestry is also an advantage to you. No other land company submits more Crown surface applications than Scott Land & Lease.

Christy Kirkpatrick
Calgary
403-261-6533

Oil Sands Exploration

For more than 26 years, Scott Land has assisted clients with their Oil Sands Exploration (OSE) applications. Our streamlined application process and third-party request system allows us to efficiently handle your projects including Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD), in situ and mine sites. Additionally, our strong industry relationships allow us to be aware of any challenges or changes that could impact your Oil Sands submission requirements. We are able to offer our clients a complete OSE solution, guiding their projects from start to finish.

Landsales

We have been the Top Crown Land Buyer for clients for more than 26 consecutive years for a reason: we have an experienced, dedicated team focused solely on Crown landsales. Our clients trust we always handle their Crown business professionally and with care. We can prepare bid letters and hand deliver sealed bids for landsales within British Columbia and Manitoba. In Alberta and Saskatchewan, we handle the electronic bidding process on the Electronic Transfer System (ETS) and the Integrated Resource Information System (IRIS), respectively. For confidentiality, choose from one of our four confidential bidding names: Scott Land & Lease Ltd., STOMP Energy Ltd., Plunkett Resources Ltd. and Windfall Resources Ltd. There are no extra charges for travel expenses, basic Crown inquiries, Letters of Authority (LOAs) and transfers.

Indigenous Consultation

Indigenous communities play an important role in resource development across Western Canada. You will benefit from our established and trusted relationships across the First Nations and Metis Settlements in all areas of Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. With the most experienced Indigenous consultation team in the industry, Scott Land has been working with Indigenous communities for the past 26 years. Our team can assist you with field representation, Indigenous consultation, interpretation of guidelines, administration and overall project facilitation.

Pipeline Rights-of-Way

Scott Land is one of the most active land companies in the pipeline business.  We have been involved in some of Canada’s most important pipeline projects over the past quarter century. Our pipeline experts will ensure the success of your project. Our varied project experience reflects our breadth of knowledge and capacity to manage diverse, sensitive, large-scale and time-constrained projects. We work collaboratively with your project team in land, environment, engineering, survey, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Indigenous groups to ensure a successful project. Each year, we acquire more than 1,000 kilometres of pipeline rights-of-way in Western Canada.

We have been involved in projects of all sizes and types, including big-inch oil, LNG, NEB, sour, CO2, and all sizes of midstream projects.

Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder engagement is a critical component of all land-related projects. Scott Land has in-depth local knowledge of strategy development and government regulations, as well as strong stakeholder relationships that we will leverage to benefit your project. We can handle all aspects of stakeholder engagement activities and land acquisition, including organizing and attending high-profile open houses. We have one of the most respected teams dedicated to stakeholder engagement in the business.

Acquisition & Divestiture

Having access to a large talent base of seasoned land professionals with extensive acquisition and divestiture (A & D) experience assures your project is properly executed.  The advantage of a sizable A & D team allows us to adjust to the scale of your project to meet deadlines and ensures your project is completed on time and budget. Scott Land is capable of handling projects ranging in any size and complexity including surface, minerals and contract review.

Contract Staffing

Hiring freeze?  We provide temporary professional land resources to our clients when they have a special project or if they do not have adequate in-house land staff. Our land professionals provide quality land services to a variety of companies.

I have to say that working with your team out of Edmonton has been great. Melanie seems very knowledgeable and has been extremely accommodating in helping out on the myriad of rushes I’ve been throwing her way.

– Surface Land Coordinator, Major Oil & Gas Company

Thank you very much for saving our bacon.

– Engineer, Midstream Client