Cost effective operations are the key to successful energy projects, in both oil and gas and renewables. RPS Energy has been instrumental in providing project management and technical support as well as expert quality control for seismic surveys, site investigation, well operations, positioning and infrastructure projects.

Land and Permitting Services

RPS HMA offers a variety of project management services to the energy industry and other clients requiring Land and Project Management expertise. Our team of professional Project Managers, Land Agents and Land Administrators are industry recognized leaders with a successful track record of completed projects to their names. RPS HMA maintains strategic partnerships and alliances with professional land appraisers, First Nations Consultants, Environmental Consultants, US Land Consultants and Surveyors enabling us to manage or participate in projects of any size, anywhere in North America. We have grown to become one of the largest land companies in Canada and believe our clients and corporate reputation have become our most valued asset.


RPS HMA has been the leading land service provider for pipeline projects in Canada since 2001. Over the past 12 years RPS HMA has worked on over 10,000 km of pipeline projects. Our experience is gained from working on some of the largest pipeline projects in North America to smaller well tie-ins.

Our Project Managers, Land Agents and Land Administration staff have significant experience working with large pipeline projects providing a variety of services such as:

Full land acquisition of freehold and Crown lands

Routing and Facility site selection

Public consultation and community relations

Project notifications and land access authorizations

Pipeline Maintenance programs and Integrity Dig Projects

Paul Anderson
President - RPS HMA

Bradley Wood
Business Development Manager - RPS HMA

Surface Land

RPS HMA’s team has developed single well and multi-well land programs of various scope and size including consultation and negotiations with special interest groups, land advocate associations, Crown stakeholders, IOGC, M├ętis and First Nations.

RPS HMA also provides:

Full land acquisition of freehold and Crown lands

Project Management including expert planning, consultation and implementation

Development of regulatory compliant land packages for freehold and Crown well sites

Stakeholder consultations

ADR and Surface Rights Board representation for freehold or Crown lands

Records management including filing and registration of all assignments with the appropriate government agencies

Acquisition and Divestitures including; file review, due diligence, chain of title, Notices, land system updating/review, mineral lease transfer and file cleanup

Bradley Wood
Business Development Manager - RPS HMA

Operations HSE Support

Overview of services: We have a highly experienced operational HSE team, most of whom have managed field operations in the oil and gas sector. We aim to provide professional and practical HSE management solutions that enable companies to improve safety, increase efficiency and profitability and meet regulatory requirements.

We specialize in translating systems and plans into action. We have particular experience in construction and offshore work ? marine and aviation.

Specific services prodided include the following:

Operational and HSE planning

Developing practical HSE Management Systems either written of internet based and associated field HSE plans to implement

Conducting HSE Audits of systems, facilities/operations, vessels and aircraft (fixed wing/rotary)

Design, management and delivery of field HSE training programmes and courses, both classroom or internet based

Provision of offshore/onshore operational field personnel ranging from field HSE advisors to Master Mariners; personnel are available world wide

Fact Sheets

Audit Services

Aviation Operations

Computer Based HSE Training

HSE & Security Services

Land Operations

Offshore Renewables

Oilfield HSE Audit Services

SQESH Manager Internet Based Management System

Case Studies

HSE Management Systems Audit

Investigation into Hydrocarbon Releases


Paul Woodason
Director, HSE&RM Operations
T: +44 1825 712864

Europe, Africa & Middle East
Gary Cranmer
Director, HSE & Risk Management
T: +44 (0) 20 7280 3200

Robin Markussen
Manager, HSE & Risk Management
T: +1 (972) 690 0535

Roger Edgecombe
Manager, Potash Division
T: +1 (403) 265 7226

Australia Asia Pacific
Paul Clothier
Manager, HSE & Risk Management
T: +61 (0) 8 92 11 1143

Mineral Land

RPS HMA understands that customized solutions are important and we tailor our services to meet our client’s needs. We represent clients exclusively on a confidential basis in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. RPS HMA is utilizing an industry leading software program allowing us to outperform our competitors with bulk title downloading, quicker updates and reports saving valuable time and money.

RPS HMA Mineral Land Services include:

Crown and Freehold Mineral Acquisitions

Crown and Freehold Mineral Acquisitions

Direct Crown purchases

Preparation and delivery of executed transfers and authorization letters

Relay of all third party offers and agreements

Negotiate and acquire petroleum and natural gas leases, top leases, options, amending agreements, letter agreements, beneficial owner consents, title purchases and compulsory pooling orders through owners, their agents, executors, administrators, beneficiaries, powers of attorney, trustees and the ERCB

Brett Kay
Mineral Land Manager - RPS HMA

Derek Jacobus
Business Development - Mineral RPS HMA

Municipal and Utility

RPS HMA provides land and consultation services to clients in support of municipal and utility projects. Our experienced staff can manage any scope of Power Generation/Transmission, Telecom, renewable power, Mining and Aggregate land projects. RPS HMA understands the importance of strategic planning and implementation of these projects.

Our services include:

Project Management

Site location and scouting

Right of way and land acquisition of freehold and Crown lands

Coordination of surveys and mapping

Settlements of construction damages

Public consultation and community relations

Records management including filing and registration of all assignments with the appropriate government agencies

Paul Anderson
President - RPS HMA

Bradley Wood
Business Development Manager - RPS HMA

Land Management

RPS HMA is capable of managing a variety of land management services. We identify requirements and prepare the necessary agreements and documents to ensure our clients remain compliant with applicable regulation.

RPS HMA’s services include:

Cost estimating and program scheduling monitoring and reporting

Land appraisals and market analyses

Project feasibility studies, operational land support, rental reviews and damage claim evaluations

Post-construction public and community issue analyses and remediation

Project accounting support services

Acquisitions and Divestitures (A&D)

Bradley Wood
Business Development Manager - RPS HMA

Public Consultation

RPS HMA provides guidance on regulatory or public consultation requirements. Our team has over 4 decades of public consultation for pipeline, wellsite, facility, utility and infrastructure projects. We are the experts in the coordination, development and execution of public consultation programs.

Our consultation experience includes:

First Nations Consultations

Open Houses and Public Awareness

Community and Stakeholder relations

NEB Guidelines

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) Formerly ERCB Directive 35, 56, 60 and 71

Route Selection and Refinement

Emergency Response

Pipeline Maintenance Programs

Bradley Wood
Business Development Manager - RPS HMA