Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy, Mines & Resources

Regional Land Use Planning
Yukon Placer Secretariat website

Amendments to oil and gas legislation

The Yukon government is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Oil and Gas Act and the Oil and Gas Disposition Regulations. Yukon residents are encouraged to review the consultation document available through the link below and provide feedback by 5 p.m. Monday, September 14, 2015.


Yukon-Southeast Alaska Economic Development Corridor

This pre-feasibility study assesses the viability of developing electrical and telecommunications connections between Yukon and southeast Alaska.


Current News Releases

Minister Kent kicks off annual Yukon mineral exploration site tour
July 30, 2015
- Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Scott Kent recently visited two of Yukon’s key mineral exploration projects.

Minister and industry delegates attend Canadian Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference
July 22, 2015
- Yukon representatives attended a national gathering to share priorities and collaborate on energy and mining development in Canada.

Feedback sought on proposed amendments to Yukon Oil and Gas legislation
July 16, 2015
- The Yukon government is proposing amendments to the legislation to improve transparency and clarity.