Jim Bourbeau Land Service, Inc.
11106 State Highway 18
Conneaut Lake, PA 16316
Phone: (814) 382-2500
Fax: (814) 382-2550
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At Jim Bourbeau Land Service, Inc. (JBLS, Inc.), our goal is to establish long-term business relationships with our clients through confidentiality, up-to-date communication, low cost acquisition, precise plats and GIS mapping, accurate instruments, and complete title research. We offer land services throughout Pennsylvania in the Marcellus Shale, Ohio in the Utica Shale, and Michigan in the Antrim Shale. We offer a full range of contract land professionals to satisfy oil and gas exploration companies, while utilizing only the most qualified, highly motivated, and energetic workforce.

Full Service Land Company

JBLS has extensive experience in all phases of title, working with mineral/land owners, negotiating and structuring leases and/or right-of-way contracts, lease administration, payment of drafts, and year end reporting of 1099's.

Regional Offices in Major Shale Plays

Each office is in the heart of a major shale play. Our regional workforce provides us with knowledge and experience specific to each locale while lowering cost and providing a superior product. Marcellus | Utica | Bakken

Regional Experience

JBLS has been working the Appalachian Basin since 1994. in the past 19 years, JBLS has been hiring only the best, most experienced abstractors in the region. our understanding of title in the states of OH, PA, NY & WV is unparalleled in the Appalachian basin. our ability to work local gives JBLS an edge in lowering project costs dramatically while maintaining high expectations and quality work.

The Appalachian Basin Experts

Running title in the Appalachian Basin requires specific knowledge of the area. Each state and county can present its own unique set of challenges. At JBLS, we have the experience necessary to work any project at any scale throughout the Appalachian basin. JBLS takes pride in being the most accurate, cost-effective land service company. We apply this same approach to our title, emphasizing accuracy and efficiency to provide the most precise information possible at a competitive rate.

Information Leaders

Information is a critical component in lowering project cost. JBLS has one of the most comprehensive information databases in the Appalachian Basin. our combination of experience, research, and information create the ability to lower cost at the start of every project. JBLS uses a full-scale comprehensive approach specific to each title project. Through this approach, we can cut significant time and cost for our clients.


Michael Late Benedum Chapter                                               Northern Appalachian Landman's Association

American Association of Professional Landmen                  Independent Petroleum Association of America

We provide a range of services including:

  •     Project Management
  •     Abstracting & Title Curative
  •     Due Diligence
  •     Oil & Gas Leasing
  •     Right-Of-Way
  •     GIS Data & Mapping
  •     Lease Take-Off
  •     Digital Lease Records
  •     Seismic Permitting
  •     Operations


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