The Office of the Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations (OROGO) supports the role of the Regulator under the following legislation and regulations:
Oil and Gas Operations Act (OGOA)
Oil and Gas Certificate of Fitness Regulations
Oil and Gas Diving Regulations
Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Regulations
Oil and Gas Geophysical Operations Regulations
Oil and Gas Installations Regulations
Oil and Gas Operations Regulations
Oil and Gas Spills and Debris Liability Regulations
On February 22, 2016, a Regulator Designation Order made by the Commissioner in Executive Council (Cabinet) came into effect designating the Minister of Justice as the Regulator.
Under transitional provisions in OGOA, the National Energy Board’s information requirements, guidelines and interpretation notes that were in effect on March 31, 2014 continue to apply to OGOA-regulated activities, until they are replaced or revoked by the Regulator.
The Regulator also has responsibilities under the Petroleum Resources Act.