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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review


NEW: Registration is now open for the 10th Unconventional Gas Technical Forum.



Budget 2014

- Analysis of the competitiveness of BC’s proposed fiscal framework for LNG Projects, by Ernst & Young

 Budget 2013

- Potential Revenues to BC Government from Potential Liquefied Natural Gas Development in BC, by Ernst & Young

- Employment Impact Review, by Grant Thornton

- Potential LNG Revenue to the BC Government, by Grant Thornton




Detailed information about oil and gas in British Columbia is available via the following websites.

Oil and Gas Division

The Oil and Gas Division is leading the way towards stimulating investment in the province's traditional oil and gas resources as well as in new, untapped areas of potential like coalbed gas and shale gas.


The Oil and Gas Division area of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas website provides an overview of oil and gas in B.C.; oil and gas production/distribution statistics; data about resource potential; and information on the ministry's oil and gas initiatives and policies.

The Oil and Gas Commission

The Oil and Gas Commission regulates the crude oil, natural gas and pipeline activities in the province of British Columbia. As an efficient, single-window agency, the commission is helping the oil and gas industry grow and prosper by streamlining the applications and approval processes while maintaining provincial environmental standards. This site includes information on BC oil and gas industry activities and regulations.

The Surface Rights Board

For oil and gas mediation and arbitration, please visit the Surface Rights Board website.