Right of Way Acquisition for Pipeline Projects

215 – Right of Way Acquisition for Pipeline Projects: Emphasizes areas of pipeline acquisitions and sets the stage for the entire project planning and feasibility studies and is useful for any linear right of way acquisition projects, including electric transmission lines.

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Right of Way Acquisition for Pipeline Projects

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Course Length:

2 days, 8 AM to 5 PM Daily

IRWA Credits:

16 QEU / CEU


Not applicable





Course Description

This course is designed specifically for right of way professionals working in the pipeline industry but useful for any linear right of way acquisition program, including electric transmission lines.  This comprehensive course emphasizes areas of pipeline right of way acquisitions that benefit both executive and entry level professionals. In addition to the topic chapters listed below, participants will receive sample checklists, charts, forms, reference lists, facts sheets, glossary of pipeline related words, and sample correspondence letters, all of which are designed to help the pipeline professional.
  • Industry:  An intermediate course that is required for the Oil & Gas Pipeline pathway in the RWP program. It can also be applied towards the Generalist pathway of the RWP program.
  • Specialist:  An elective for the R/W-AMC, R/W-EC and R/W-NAC programs.
  • Project planning
  • Records development and management
  • Title and curative matters
  • Survey
  • Permits
  • Negotiations and strategy
  • Public relations
  • Construction
  • Damage settlement
  • Related field activities

Course Tuition includes

  • Participant Manual
Required Material
  • Financial calculator
Recommended Material
Who should take this course

This course is designed for right of way practitioners, both new and experienced, involved in the acquisition of property, especially those working in the pipeline industry.


Classroom Based Education

Online Education

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