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These manuals, along with additional forms and guidelines, support industry during oil and gas activity application processes.

Application Management System (AMS) Guidance

The AMS Guidance section provides information on how to submit an oil and gas application.

Cumulative Effects Guidance

This page contains supplementary information for proponents to support the consideration of cumulative effects information in application submissions.

Environmental Flow Needs (EFN) Framework for Water Management

Guidance documentation and tool for pilot decision-making on applications for water diversion and use in the Blueberry, Upper Beatton and Lower Sikanni Chief Watersheds

Heritage Conservation Permit Management

On June 1, 2024, the BC Energy Regulator (BCER) will become the single regulatory agency for issuing Heritage Conservation Act permits and orders for inspections and investigations related to energy resource activities.

LNG Application and Operations Manual

The Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Permit Application and Operations Manual is intended to provide a reference document for applicants that wish to construct and operate a Liquefied Natural Gas facility in British Columbia, as regulated by the Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Regulation (LNGFR).

Oil and Gas Activity Application Manual

The Oil and Gas Activity Application Manual is the how-to document for applicants applying for oil and gas and associated activities using the BCER's Application Management System (AMS).

Waste Discharge Authorization Application

This page is intended to provide oil and gas operators an overview of the requirements and procedures for applying for and obtaining discharge authorization from the BC Energy Regulator.

Water Licence Application

This page is intended to provide oil and gas operators an overview of the requirements and procedures for applying for and obtaining a water licence from the BC Energy Regulator.
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