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Notice:

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: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022EMLI0055-001598

These manuals, along with additional forms and guidelines, support industry during oil and gas activity application processes.

Application Management System (AMS) Guidance

The AMS Guidance section provides information on how to submit an oil and gas application.

Area-based Analysis (ABA) Guidance

This page contains the new Supplementary Information for Area-based Analysis guidance document and other resources to assist with incorporating ABA in applications.

Oil and Gas Activity Application Manual

The Oil and Gas Activity Application Manual is the how-to document for applicants applying for oil and gas and associated activities using the Commission's Application Management System (AMS).

LNG Application and Operations Manual

The Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Permit Application and Operations Manual is intended to provide a reference document for applicants that wish to construct and operate a Liquefied Natural Gas facility in British Columbia, as regulated by the Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Regulation (LNGFR).

Water Licence Application

This page is intended to provide oil and gas operators an overview of the requirements and procedures for applying for and obtaining a water licence from the Commission.

Waste Discharge Authorization Application

This page is intended to provide oil and gas operators an overview of the requirements and procedures for applying for and obtaining discharge authorization from the Commission.
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