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A landowner’s guide to oil and gas development.

This 200-page guide was written to help demystify the oil and gas development process and provide landowners with a greater knowledge of their legal rights and  laws that pertain to oil and gas development.  It provides detailed information on the oil and gas development process; the potential impacts and issues related to drilling and operations; the regulation of oil and gas; landowner legal issues; negotiating surface use agreements; and numerous landowner stories. 

The first edition of the guide was produced in 2004.  Due to popular demand, OGAP updated the guide and produced this second edition, which was released in 2005.  If you have a copy of the original guide, the 2005 updates are available in an easily downloadable format.

This is a large file (5 MB).  Individual chapters are available for download.