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Petroleum Land Administration:
Mineral Rights Extension Certificate

E-mail: cescience@mtroyal.ca
Information: 403.440.6278
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Location: Lincoln Park Campus, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

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MINERAL RIGHTS
*CoursePrerequisiteSemesterHours
Introductory Courses (prerequisites to all other courses)
Petroleum Industry:
An Integrated Approach
No145
Environmental RegulationsNo136
Land ConceptsNo124
Legal ConceptsNo121
Mineral Rights Courses
   
Freehold Mineral RightsYes224
Crown Mineral RightsYes221
Mineral Land SystemsYes215
Mineral Acquisitions and DivestituresYes215
Case Studies in Mineral RightsYes215
*You may choose to complete courses at your own pace. The chart above outlines the quickest way to finish all required courses and the recommended order you should take them in. Please note: Not all courses are offered every semester.
Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.

With a focus on the mineral rights aspect of the petroleum land administration, this specialized certificate gives you an unparalleled opportunity for hands-on learning in every facet of this exciting industry. Explore acquisitions and divestitures, environmental regulations, and legal concepts, while building your skills in interpreting land agreements, leases, and registration requirements.

Earning Your Extension Certificate
Complete the 9 required courses (216 hours) with a minimum grade in each course of C (60%). Evaluation is based on quizzes, exams, presentations and assignments.

Program Outcomes – Mineral Rights
Upon completion of this program, in addition to the outcomes of the Introductory Courses, you will be able to:

  • interpret land agreements, freehold leases, Crown leases, registration requirements and applications for continuation of Crown leases
  • understand mineral rights acquisitions and divestitures
  • apply new skills in real business situations

Required Mineral Rights Courses

IMPORTANT! You must first complete the four Introductory Courses.

Freehold Mineral Rights
Explore freehold leases including acquisitions, land surveys, government regulatory requirements and land title documents.
Prerequisites: all 4 Introductory Courses
Course materials: available for purchase at the BookStore prior to first class.

Subject code: XPLA 20008Offered in Fall 2014.

Crown Mineral Rights     
Examine crown regulations in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and other Crown regulators in order to apply knowledge to various land scenarios. Gain an understanding of how crown lands are acquired, administered and maintained.
Prerequisites: all 4 Introductory Courses
Course materials: Available for purchase at the BookStore prior to first class.

Subject code: XPLA 20009Offered in Fall 2014.

Mineral Acquisitions and Divestitures     
Learn to properly time, evaluate, create and disseminate paperwork, from beginning to end of a mineral acquisition, divestment or swap.
Prerequisites: all 4 Introductory Courses, Freehold Mineral Rights, Crown Mineral Rights
Course materials: Available for purchase at the BookStore prior to first class.

Subject code: XPLA 20013.Offered in Fall 2014.

Mineral Land Systems     
Use land systems to enter leases, manipulate data, link contracts to wells, and update and terminate files.
Prerequisites: all 4 Introductory Courses, Freehold Mineral Rights, Crown Mineral Rights
Course materials: Available for purchase at the BookStore prior to first class.

Subject code: XPLA 20012Offered in Fall 2014.

Case Studies in Mineral Rights
Practise the skills gained in previous courses as you work through real-life examples of common tasks in mineral rights land administration.
Prerequisites: all previous Introductory and Mineral Rights courses
Course materials: Available for purchase at the BookStore prior to first class.

Subject code: XPLA 20019Not offered this semester.

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