Spring 2013 Oil and Gas Disposition Request for Posting (RFP) Review is Concluded
Two requests for oil and gas rights were received for locations in the Eagle Plain basin. The RFP Review of the locations has now concluded.
The Division Head of Oil and Gas Resources is now compiling the Report to the Minister. The results of the RFP Review will be included in the report.
Fall 2013 Oil and Gas Disposition
The next opportunity to identify a location for an oil and gas disposition is the 2013 Fall Request for Postings which closes on July 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. For additional information see Yukon's Oil and Gas Rights Disposition Process and Prior Dispositions.
Yukon’s Unconventional Resources
While shale gas has not been explored for or produced in Yukon, future projects may consider shale gas reservoirs as potential targets. Find out more >>>
Interim Sub-surface Withdrawal - Peel Watershed Region
On February 4, 2010, the Government of Yukon temporarily suspended the issuance of new oil and gas rights in the Peel Watershed Planning Region. This was done in order to provide certainty during the ongoing regional land use planning process. While the withdrawal applies to the issuance of new oil and gas rights, the Government of Yukon will continue to facilitate regulatory approvals for surface activities required to access and explore current dispositions. This withdrawal expires December 31, 2013, and does not predetermine any outcomes in the planning process. Find out more >>>