What is an Oil and Gas Lien ?
If you have provided work and/or materials in connection with an oil and gas well or well site, you can file a special type of Builders’ Lien. An Oil and Gas Lien is generally filed against the mineral title of a given property and is registered against all estates and interests in which the mineral is concerned. As long as you have some interest in the mineral right you are eligible to file a lien that will attached to all estates and interests in which the mineral is concerned.
An Oil and Gas Lien is typically used if you are having difficulty receiving payment. You are eligible to file a an Oil and Gas Lien if you have provided labour and/or materials to a site in order to help improve the land. Liens must be filed within a specific time period, which varies in each province.