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Our Mandate and Responsibilities

OROGO regulates oil and gas operations in the Northwest Territories, outside federal areas and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, for the primary purposes of ensuring:

  • Safety
  • Environmental protection
  • Conservation of oil and gas resources

 

OROGO’s responsibilities include:

  • Application reviews
  • Regulating seismic and drilling operations
  • Pipeline and well regulation
  • Inspection and compliance
  • Emergency response and investigation

 

Click here for a map showing OROGO’s jurisdiction.