Oil and Gas Commission starts publishing more detailed enforcement reports

Previously, the Crown Corporation published compliance and enforcement statistics annually, but left those details, as well as penalties and charges out. It will reportedly now release the reports annually.

As for why the decision was made quietly, Chief Operating Officer Ken Paulson told the Sun that announcing its reports with “fanfare” would be “a little bit much”. He also added that it was always the commission’s intention to release the information. 

Included in the first report was an order issued to Nova Gas Transmission in the Fort Nelson area to stop taking water from a pit where there are minnows, as well Tervita for well pressure problems in the Buick Creek area.

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