This Documentation section houses the Oil and Gas Activity Application Manual and Oil and Gas Activity Operations Manual. These manuals, along with additional forms and guidelines, support industry during oil and gas activity application processes, and throughout the duration of subsequent operations. The manuals detail application and regulatory requirements with which operators must comply, while guidelines outline best operational practices.
Commission documents do not take the place of applicable legislation. It is the applicant and permit holder's responsibility to know and uphold all legal obligations and responsibilities.
Please note: The Commission regularly posts updates to its documentation and it is the user's responsibility to ensure the use of current versions only. To access current versions, it is recommended that users check the Monthly Updates at a Glance section regularly, and make use of the RSS feed available on the Commission website.
The resource links provided below reflect the stages of the oil and gas activity regulatory lifecycle, directing users to documentation related to permit applications, 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. An alphabetical listing of all documentation and a comprehensive glossary are available to users for ease of navigation and clarification of terminology.
Monthly Updates at a Glance
The Monthly Updates at a Glance section, groups all updated documentation from the month in a convenient, one-stop location. Within the first week of every month, remember to check out the monthly updates to inform yourself and your company of changes to documentation and requirements.
The Commission is committed to the continuous improvement of its documentation. Stakeholders who would like to provide input or feedback on Commission documentation are encouraged to use the stakeholder feedback questionnaire .