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CSA Z276 Liquefied natural gas (LNG) - Production, storage, and handling is currently available for Public Review and Comment

Links is shown here http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/2465

The review period started on February 1, 2017 and will end on April 4, 2017.
The main changes introduced in this edition are the following:

a) Clauses 4 and 5 reorganized and re-written;

b) addition of Clause 14; and

c) significant expansion of Annex B for small facilities.

Notice of Public Review: Canadian Standards Association Z245.1 Steel Pipe

CSA Z245.1 Steel Pipe is currently available for Public Review and Comment.

Visit: http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/2390.

The review period started on December 20, 2016 and will end on February 18, 2017.


The B.C. Ministries of Finance and Natural Gas Development and the BC Oil and Gas Commission have jointly initiated a project to conduct volumetric and royalty related reporting through internet-based Petrinex.  British Columbia issued a news release on Dec. 20, 2016 which provided details of the British Columbia/Alberta partnership. The project is due to launch in 2018.

Joint Assessment of Unconventional Gas Resources of Mississippian-Devonian Shales in Liard Basin

The marketable, unconventional gas potential of the Exshaw and Patry shales of the Liard Basin’s Besa River Formation have been evaluated in a joint assessment by the National Energy Board, the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission, the British Columbia Ministry of Natural Gas Development, the Northwest Territories Geological Survey, and the Yukon Geological Survey.

The National Energy Board has provided a News Release regarding this collaborative study of one of the largest shale gas resources in the world and Canada’s second largest known gas resource.


The Province, in conjunction with the BC Oil and Gas Commission, has developed a Natural Gas Production Forecast for LNG needs that provides a look at how activity levels could change if proposed LNG projects are approved.

Click here to view the LNG Forecast Scenario.


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