Petroleum Land Administration

MacPhail School of Energy Program Fair: Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 5 pm

Fall 2016 start: applications are accepted Oct. 21, 2015 to the program start date.
Winter 2017 start: applications are accepted June 1, 2016 to the program start date.

Program description

Petroleum Land Administration teaches the basics of petroleum land administration. Students learn to review and interpret land contracts and agreements, including leases, transfers, joint venture agreements and other land-related correspondence. Our unique Lease Record Keeping course is designed to give students practical, relevant expertise in a computer lab utilizing land system software. 

Your career

Graduates of this program find employment as land administrators managing records concerning Freehold, Crown, Board Order and Aboriginal Lands. Entry-level land administrators may hold positions such as petroleum land administrators, land clerks, operations file clerks and assistant administrators to managers, public land officers, analysts and land consultants.

Student success

Students with higher secondary or post-secondary marks usually experience greater success in SAIT programs.