Nuclear, oil and gas, and mining regulation

Get information on Northern petroleum rights, federally regulated pipelines and energy infrastructure, uranium mines and mills, nuclear power plants and research reactors, nuclear substances and radiation devices, medical facilities and equipment, dosimetry service providers and more.

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Northern petroleum rights management

Learn about the governance and regulation of oil and gas exploration on Crown Lands in the North.

Uranium mines and mills

Learn about the regulation and licencing of operating, future, and decommissioned uranium mines and mills.

Nuclear power plants

Learn how nuclear power plants are regulated across all stages of their life from the environmental assessment required before plant construction to the decommissioning of the facility once operations are ended.

Nuclear research reactors

Learn about the licencing of research reactors (Class I Nuclear Facilities) in Canada.

Nuclear substances and radiation devices

The possession, use, transfer, import, export abandonment and storage of nuclear substances and radiation devices must be licenced by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

Medical facilities and equipment

Learn about licencing for Class II nuclear facilities in Canada.

Dosimetry service providers

Learn about the licencing of dosimetry service providers and find out how to apply for a licence.

Nuclear substance import and export controls

Licencing and compliance requirements for nuclear substances and prescribed equipment and information.

Measurement accuracy mandatory inspections by sector and device type

Learn about measurement accuracy inspections for specific industry sectors including dairy, downstream petroleum, fishing, forestry, grain and field crops, mining, retail food and retail petroleum.

Natural gas and natural gas liquids imports

Access information and application forms for the import of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) including ethane, propane and butane.

Energy exports and imports

Crude oil, refined petroleum products, electricity, natural gas and natural gas liquids.

Oil and gas compliance and enforcement

Learn about the National Energy Board's lifecycle regulatory framework to promote safety, security, environmental protection and efficient energy infrastructure.

Pipelines, power lines, tolls & tariffs

Access information and application forms for the construction, operation and related activities of international or interprovincial pipelines, international power lines, or establishing pipeline tolls and tariffs.

Exploration and production of oil and gas in the North/offshore

Access application forms for North/offshore activity permissions.

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