B.C. Oil and Gas Commission Updates LNG Facility Regulations

The British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission announced that it has enacted the new Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Regulation (LNGFR) under the authority of Section 111(2) of the Oil and Gas Activities Act.  The announcement states that the LNGFR updates current regulations and is “designed to comprehensively address regulatory aspects associated with proposed small- and large-scale LNG facilities.”  The regulation includes rules regarding the permit application process, engineering, and safety-related requirements.  A guideline to the regulations can be found here.

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