Streamlining processes and improving regulatory oversight

The BC Oil and Gas Commission’s Business Transition Strategy The BC Oil and Gas Commission (or commission, as it is known) is a single-window regulatory agency with responsibilities for overseeing oil and gas operations in British Columbia. The commission launched its Business Transition Strategy (BTS) in 2013. Driven by expected activity level changes and a […]

$11 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project approved 

A new regime: Bill 12 grants province authority over B.C. LNG port development

By Jillian Mitchell   Recent legislation passed to regulate liquefied natural gas (LNG) development on federal port lands will offer immediate benefit for two of the province’s largest LNG projects—the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG project and the Prince Rupert LNG project. Bill 12: the ins & outs Bill 12, the Federal Port Development Act (FPDA), […]