Tabling of amendments to Oil and Gas Act
In 2015, EMR consulted with First Nations and the public on proposed amendments to the Oil and Gas Act and the Disposition Regulations. Amendments to the Oil and Gas Act passed in late 2015. The main changes allow the extension of oil and gas permits under certain circumstances, strengthening First Nations consultation requirements and, improvements to government's ability to manage well operations in order to protect people and the environment.
Amendments to the Disposition Regulations are still under discussion.
Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Act (2004) 142 KB Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Act, 2012 152 KB Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Act, 2015 173 KB
|Oil and Gas Regulations||Order In Council|
|Drilling and Production Regulations 1.5 MB||O.I.C. 2004/158|
|Geoscience Exploration Regulations 394 KB||O.I.C. 2004/156|
|Licence Administration Regulations 682 KB||O.I.C. 2004/157|
|Disposition Regulations 450 KB||O.I.C. 1999/147|
|Royalty Regulations 142 KB||O.I.C. 2008/25|
|Gas Processing Plant Regulation 185 KB||O.I.C. 2013/162|
Guidelines for each set of regulations are being developed. As more guidance notes are created, they will be posted here.
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