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The resource links provided in this section reflect the stages of the oil and gas activity regulatory lifecycle, directing users to documentation related to construction and operation, and final activity close-out.

Links to documentation detailing the overarching responsibilities of Emergency Response and Safety, Compliance and Enforcement, and Environmental Management are also provided.

Oil and Gas Activity Operations Manual

The Oil and Gas Operations Manual is a collection of requirements for permit holders, outlining the regulatory and guidance conditions for construction, operation, deactivation and reclamation of oil and gas and associated activities.

Compliance & Enforcement

This page provides links to Commission documentation relating to the Commission’s Compliance and Enforcement operations, including manuals, forms and additional information.

Emergency Response & Safety

This page provides links to Commission documentation relating to Emergency Response and Safety processes and requirements, including manuals, forms and additional information.

Environmental Management

This page provides links to Commission documentation relating to Environmental Management requirements.

Induced Seismicity Data and Submission

This page provides links to guidance and resources for the submission, standards, data and reporting of induced seismicity including ground motion monitoring reports.

Integrity Management Program (IMP)

This page provides guidance to pipeline permit holders on how to develop and implement an effective IMP program.

Liability Management Rating Program

The purpose of the Liability Management Rating program is to ensure that permit holders are responsible for the financial risks related to their operations. It assists the Commission in determining security deposits required of permit holders to protect against those who may not be capable of meeting abandonment and restoration obligations.

LNG Application and Operations Manual

Permit Operations and Administration Manual

This manual has been created to guide users through BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) processes and procedures. It also serves to highlight changes in process, procedure, requirements and terminology resulting from the Oil and Gas Activities Act (OGAA).

Petroleum Geology Data

This page provides links to guidance and resources for the submission, standards, data and reporting of Petroleum Geology Data.

Remediation, Reclamation & Restoration

This page provides links to Commission documentation relating to oil and gas activity site restoration requirements, including manuals, forms and additional information.

Reservoir Management

This section provides materials related to Reserves, Reservoir Engineering, Well Testing and Production Allowables, etc.
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