Landowner Resources

While there are numberous benefits of new pipeline infrastructure, such as reduced truck traffic and dust, being approached as a landowner to have a crude oil, natural gas, or water pipeline placed on your property may seem a bit overwhelming at times.

The Pipeline Authority is not a regulatory body for the State of North Dakota, but we would like to provide landowners the following resources that may aid with the process.

Please note the Pipeline Authority is not responsible for content on any of the links below.

Easement Information Center: North Dakota Petroleum Council

Pipeline 101

Regulatory Fact Sheet: North Dakota

North Dakota Dept of Agriculture Mediation Program

North Dakota Pipeline Safety Statistics and Mileage

North Dakota Public Service Commission Pipeline Jurisdiction 

North Dakota Eminent Domain Factsheet

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Citizen Guide – What Do I Need to Know? – FERC

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Pipeline Glossary – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

National Pipeline Mapping System

North Dakota Pipeline Association

811 – Call Before You Dig