Contract Land Staff Expands into Canada
Contract Land Staff, LLC (CLS), a nationwide
land management and right of way consulting
firm, has announced their expansion into
Canada with the acquisition of Peterson Land
Consulting. Based in Edmonton, Alberta,
Canadian-based Peterson Land Consulting
has specialized in land and right of way
services for electrical generation, transmission
and distribution acquisition since 1995, and has experience in
pipelines, substations, compressor stations and lease site projects.
Curt Horne Joins Percheron Energy as
Percheron announced the addition of
Curt Horne as Vice President, Business
Development - Energy for Percheron LLC.
He will be responsible for developing
and maintaining client relationships
throughout the nation, working closely
with the divisional directors on project
management responsibilities, while helping
execute business development strategies.
“We are pleased to announce this acquisition and partnership
with Peterson Land Consulting, which further demonstrates
Contract Land Staff’s ongoing investment and commitment to
the right of way industry,” said Brent Leftwich, CLS President
and CEO. “We are excited to leverage PLC’s electric experience.
Paired with our extensive electric and pipeline experience,
this geographic expansion into Canada will enable us to serve
international clients with the same quality right of way services
our domestic clients have come to expect. This investment
ensures that CLS is positioned not only to meet the needs of our
clients today, but into the future as well.”
John Peterson, Founder and previous President of Peterson
Land Consulting will now serve on the Board of Peterson
Land Consulting with Dan Vass serving as Vice President of
Operations. Brent Leftwich, President and CEO will continue to
serve in his present position for the combined company.
Founded in 1985, CLS serves clients in the pipeline, utility,
electric transmission, rail, public sector, solar and wind
generation, and telecommunications sectors. With headquarters
in Sugar Land, Texas, the company has regional offices
throughout the United States.
Curt comes to Percheron with over 30 years of experience
as an independent petroleum landman in Texas, Oklahoma,
Arkansas, Louisiana and Montana. He is a member of the
American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and
earned his Certified Professional Landman designation in
1999. An active member of the AAPL, he has served on many
committees and is the Chairman of the 2013 Annual Meeting.
Curt is also an instructor for a number of AAPL seminars.
“We are excited to have Curt join Percheron. With his wealth
of experience, he will be an invaluable asset to our team,” said
Asa Bowers, CEO of Percheron Holdings, LLC.
A nationwide integrated land services provider, Percheron
was formed out of the 2012 merger of three leading land
services companies: Mason Dixon Energy, OGM Land
and Percheron. Percheron’s three business units - provide
specialized expertise in land, right of way, surveying and
environmental services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas,
its team of over 1,000 professionals is committed to using
cutting-edge technology, exceptional client service, and
timely and efficient project management.
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