ECCC Announces Final Federal Methane Regulations for the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector

ECCC Announces Final Federal Methane Regulations for the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector

On April 26, 2018, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced the publication of the final Federal methane regulations, i.e. Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector).

The final methane regulations were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II also on April 26, 2018, and introduce control measures to reduce fugitive and venting emissions of methane from the upstream oil and gas sector.

For more information, read the full News Release at:

https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2018/04/canada-finalizes-major-commitment-to-reduce-carbon-pollution.html

Contact us to discuss how these regulations will impact your company, and to review the steps you need to take in order to comply.

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