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Management Profiles

         

President

Edward (Ted) Parent

is President of Hurland Services Ltd. having joined the company in 1997. From both a field and management perspective, Mr. Parent's experience in public consultation, regulatory compliance and surface acquisition is extensive. As a senior land agent, Mr. Parent takes a leading role in the successful negotiation of surface rights acquisitions for a wide range of energy development applications in Western Canada. He has particular expertise in the Alberta Energy Regulator D056 and D060 public consultation processes. Mr. Parent is a Past President of the Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA) and held all executive positions within the Association. In addition, Mr. Parent served as the Associations representative on the CAPL Professional Development Committee, assisting with the development of the current Professional Surface Landman (PSL) designation. Prior to joining Hurland Services Ltd., Mr. Parent worked in a field-inspector capacity for Reid Crowther and Partners Ltd.

His expertise includes:

  • Full range of surface land negotiations and public consultation and compliance
  • Total project management and follow-up
  • Land reclamation and damage claim settlements

Professional Development

  • Land Agent, Honours with Distinction, Olds College
  • Licensed Land Agent
  • Commission for Oaths, Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Land Reclamation Diploma, Honours with Distinction, Olds College
  • Conflict Resolution Certificate Program (Mount Royal College)
  • Introduction to Oil & Gas Production Equipment (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
  • D065 Type Holding Applications and Well Spacing (AASLA)
  • AER Issues & Processes Seminar: Changes to D056 Public Consultation and the Surface Land Agent
  • Ethics (CAPL)
  • Fiduciary Duties (CAPL)
  • Farming and Ranching Practices (AASLA)
  • Facilities Overview (CAPL)
  • Contract Law for Surface Land Agents (AASLA)
  • Project Management: Fundamentals of Project Planning and Organization, University of Calgary Business Seminar
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2015 three day conference (AEA)
  • Alberta Land Use Framework Presentation (AASLA)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)

Affiliations

  • Alberta Association of Surface Land Agent (AASLA), past President
  • International Right of Way Association (IRWA)
  • ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA) - Appropriate Dispute Resolution
  • Alberta Expropriation Association (AEA)
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL)
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Vice President

Logan Sexsmith

is Vice President of Hurland Services Ltd. having joined the company in 2008. Appointed Vice President in 2015, Mr. Sexsmith is active in surface rights negotiations and public consultation programs that fall under the jurisdiction of both Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Utilities Commission. Mr. Sexsmith is also focused on building and maintaining valuable client relationships for Hurland Services Ltd. As Director of Marketing and Business Development, Mr. Sexsmith is continually seeking out industry opportunities of Hurland Services Ltd. and following through on the execution of the client's expectations. Mr. Sexsmith is a past President (2015-2016) of the Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA) and has held all executive positions within the Association. Prior to joining Hurland Services Ltd., Mr. Sexsmith worked with EnCana.

Professional Development

  • Land Agent, Honours, Olds College
  • Licensed Land Agent
  • Commissioner of Oaths, Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Professional Ethics: Theory & Application (AASLA)
  • Negotiation Skills for Surface Land Agents (AASLA)
  • 2015 three day conference (AEA)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)

Affiliations

  • Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA), Past President
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL)
  • International Right of Way Association (IRWA)
  • Alberta Expropriation Association (AEA)
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Project Manager

Bradley Cholin

joined Hurland Services Ltd. in March 2003. His role as a Senior Land Agent with Hurland Services Ltd. included negotiation and consultation, coordination of well site and pipeline routing and survey operations, as well as negotiation of all Surface Rights documentation. In 2006, Mr. Cholin was assigned the role of Project Coordinator. His current role includes coordination of Surface Land Agents and acquisitions, ensuring that client time constraints are met. With over 25 years experience as a Land Agent and Surface Rights Negotiations across Western Canada, and his extensive education, Mr. Cholin is a valuable member of the Hurland Services Team.

Professional Development

  • Licensed Land Agent
  • Commissioner for Oaths, Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Land Agent Diploma, Olds College
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Brandon University
  • Ethics (CAPLA)
  • Farm and Ranching Practices (AASLA)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)
  • Wildlife Awareness Basic

Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL)
  • Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA)
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Project Manager

Jeff Huybregts

joined Hurland Services Ltd. in October 2003. His role as a Senior Land Agent with Hurland Services Ltd. included negotiation and consultation, coordination of well site and pipeline routing and survey operations, as well as negotiation of all Surface Rights documentation. In 2015, Mr. Huybregts was assigned the role of Project Coordinator. His current role includes coordination of Surface Land Agents and acquisitions, ensuring that client time constraints are met. Mr. Huybregts is a past President (2010-2011 and 2011-2012) of the Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA) and has held all executive positions within the Association. With over 13 years experience as a Land Agent and Surface Rights Negotiations across Western Canada, Mr. Huybregts is a valuable member of the Hurland Services Team.

Professional Development

  • Licensed Land Agent
  • Commissioner for Oaths, Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Ethics course (CAPL)
  • Negotiation Skills for Surface Land Agents (AASLA)
  • Fiduciary Duties (AASLA)
  • Farming and Ranching Practices (AASLA)
  • Professional Ethics: Theory & Application (AASLA)
  • Contract Law for Surface Land Agents (AASLA)
  • Alberta Land Use Framework Presentation (AASLA)
  • Effective Public Involvement (PITS)
  • SREM Aboriginal Affairs: First Nations Consultation Operating Procedures (AASLA)
  • H2S Alive
  • OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)
  • Conflict Resolution Program (Daimler Academy)

Affiliations

  • Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents (AASLA), Past President
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Manager of Administration

Janie MacDermott

joined Hurland Services Ltd. In December 2016. Janie comes with over 24 years' experience in the oil and gas industry, with 20 years in surface land administration which includes upstream oil and gas as well as oil sands. Prior to joining Hurland Services Ltd., Janie held a Senior Land Administrator position at Pioneer Land Services Ltd. / Vertex Professional Services Ltd. and was responsible for setting up procedures, coordinate projects and reporting to several major clients. Janie is also responsible for training and mentoring administrators.

Professional Development

  • Commissioner for Oaths, Alberta
  • Land Administrator Certificate, SAIT

Affiliations

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    Bookkeeper / Office Administrator

    Sherrie Blake

    joined Hurland Services Ltd. as the bookkeeper in April of 2017. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario. Previously, Sherrie held a position as Director of Finance and Operations for the Graduate Student’s Association at the University of Alberta. Sherrie also manages her own business doing bookkeeping for personal and corporate taxes. Sherrie does all facets of the financial record keeping for Hurland Services as well as some HR.

    Professional Development

    • Bachelor's degree, University of Western Ontario

    Affiliations

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