Controversy in Surface Rights Compensation: Pattern of Dealings Evidence and Global Awards

  • Barry Barton
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law

Abstract

This paper investigates the rival "four heads" and "global" approaches to fixing compensation under the Surface Rights Act of Alberta. The global approach involves two issues: the use of evidence of a pattern of negotiated dealings in the district, and the assessment of compensation in one lump sum.
How to Cite
Barton, B. (1). Controversy in Surface Rights Compensation: Pattern of Dealings Evidence and Global Awards. Alberta Law Review, 24(1), 34. https://doi.org/10.29173/alr730