PSAC Completes Hydraulic Fracturing Code of Conduct
Farmers Advocacy Office staff attended community engagement sessions that led to the Petroleum Services Association of Canada completing a hydraulic fracturing code of conduct for companies in the oil and gas service sector. Learn more about the new Hydraulic Fracturing Code of Conduct .
ALC and OGC Sign New Delegation Agreement
The amount of land that can be used for oil and gas activities without ALC approval has been increased.
OGC Report on Oil and Gas Land Use in Northeast BC
Quarterly Report & Final Report
who we are
The Farmers' Advocacy Office has the primary goal of equipping land owners to deal in their own best interests in the negotiation of surface leases and rights of way associated with the oil and gas industry.
what you’ll find
- information on surface lease and right-of-way compensation
- landowner advice
- links to statutes, case law and mapping tools
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before you sign a surface lease...
The Farmers’ Advocacy Office is finding that many surface leases do NOT comply with BC Law. Before signing surface lease documents, make sure the lease document complies with the Surface Lease Regulation B.C. Reg. 497/74 .