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Coal Seam Gas (CSG) activities are rapidly expanding across the Surat, Bowen and Galilee Basins.
It can be a stressful and uncertain time for landholders when faced with proposed CSG exploration or development on their land.
Uncertain issues which continue to be raised in relation to CSG activities include:
Emanate Legal are at the forefront of acting on behalf of landholders faced with proposed access to their land and CSG activities.
We have a reputation for taking a proactive and no-nonsense approach to negotiations with CSG companies ensuring the landholders' rights and interests are protected.
Our staff have a rural background which gives Emanate the unique ability to understand the issues that affect a rural business yet put it into language that landholders can understand.
Emanate impose high standards in respect of access and insist upon detailed information from CSG Companies to ensure that the landholder has sufficient information to know and understand the proposed activities to be undertaken on their land.
Critical issues which must be dealt with in any access agreement include:
Importantly, any agreement reached needs to set out the rights of the landholder, the obligations of the CSG company and the compensation payable.
Emphasis is placed on landholders' rights, land access protocols and a minimum of disturbance to the land and the landholders' business operation.
Emanate Legal also ensures that rigorous monitoring and reporting regimes are put in place by CSG companies to alleviate concerns about the activities being undertaken by the CSG company.
We stay one step ahead and as a result, achieve exceptional outcomes for our clients.