File No. 2146 Board Order No. 2146-1 ____________________ March 23, 2020 SURFACE RIGHTS BOARD IN THE MATTER OF THE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS ACT, R.S.B.C., C. 361 AS AMENDED AND IN THE MATTER OF THE NORTH EAST ¼ OF SECTION 24 TOWNSHIP 88 RANGE 19 WEST OF THE 6 TH MERIDIAN PEACE RIVER DISTRICT (The “Lands”) BETWEEN: Reinhold Bullert and Lydia Bullert (APPLICANTS) AND: Predator Oil BC Ltd. (RESPONDENT) ____________________________________ BOARD ORDER _____________________________________
BULLERT v. PREDATOR OIL BC LTD ORDER 2146-1 Page 2 This is an application brought under sections 164 and 176 of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act. The Applicants, Reinhold Bullert and Lydia Bullert, are the owners of the Lands described as: THE NORTH EAST ¼ OF SECTION 24 TOWNSHIP 88 RANGE 19 WEST OF THE 6 TH MERIDIAN PEACE RIVER DISTRICT. The Respondent, Predator Oil BC Ltd, is the operator of an oil and gas installation on the Lands. The Respondent’s right of entry to the Lands for the purpose of conducting oil and gas activity is pursuant to a surface lease (the Surface Lease). Pursuant to the Surface Lease, Predator Oil BC Ltd., is required to make annual payments of $4,300.00 to Reinhold Bullert and Lydia Bullert. Predator Oil BC Ltd. failed to make the annual payment required by September 17, 2019. The Board finds that Predator Oil BC Ltd. has failed to pay rent owing under a surface lease. Pursuant to section 176 of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, the Board determines that Predator Oil BC Ltd. owes Reinhold Bullert and Lydia Bullert $4,300.00 in unpaid rent plus interest from September 17, 2019. The Applicants are entitled to costs of this application. The Board orders as follows: 1. Predator Oil BC Ltd. shall forthwith pay to Reinhold Bullert and Lydia Bullert the sum of $4,300.00 plus interest calculated in accordance with the Court Order Interest Act from September 17, 2019. DATED: March 23, 2020 FOR THE BOARD _______________________ Cheryl Vickers, Chair
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