who we are

The Farmers’ Advocacy Office has the primary goal of equipping land owners to deal in their own best interests in the negotiation of surface leases and rights of way associated with the oil and gas industry.

what you’ll find


before you sign a surface lease…

The Farmers’ Advocacy Office is finding that many surface leases do NOT comply with BC Law. Before signing surface lease documents, make sure the lease document complies with the Surface Lease Regulation B.C. Reg. 497/74.


latest news

We’ll Keep You Safe: Emergency Preparedness in Oil & Gas – May 15, 2019

Emergency Preparedness: How we manage public safety
May 15, 2019, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Orphan Site Information Session – April 24, 2019

Orphan Site Information Session
April 24, 2019 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: Pomeroy Hotel, 9820 100th Ave. Fort St. John, B.C.
Refreshments will be served.

BC Oil and Gas Commission Launches Mediation Service Pilot Project

The BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) is launching a new mediation service to provide an additional level of support for land owners in cases where land owners and companies are not able to agree on remedies for complaints and site restoration post permit.