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Following the passage of Bill 37, exciting changes are coming, including a new name and expanded mandate! In addition to our current responsibilities with respect to oil, gas and geothermal development, we will soon become the single-window regulator for the production of hydrogen, ammonia and methanol; have an expanded role in carbon capture and storage, and we will be known as the BC Energy Regulator. For more info:

The BC Oil and Gas Commission offers access to a variety of online applications, tools, services and documents to help make it easier to do your job.

You can find information and resources for all stages of oil and gas activity, from pre-application through to post-permit requirements.


Online Systems

The BC Oil and Gas Commission offers access to a variety of online applications and tools.


Application Documentation & Guidance


Operations Documentation & Guidance


Core Research Facility

The Commission’s Core Research Facility archives and provides public access to inspect and examine petroleum well cores and drill cutting samples. We also allow for core removal from our warehouse for shipping to private laboratories.


Frequently Asked Questions

This page lists a number of Frequently Asked Questions related to our Online Systems and other topics relevant to Energy Professionals.

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