Emergency Preparedness and Response Requirements for the Petroleum Industry
Land Use and Oil and Gas Facilities
The City of Edmonton has adopted an Oil and Gas Policy that establishes protocols and expectations for the safe and orderly co-existence between oil and gas facilities and urban development. The procedures contained within the Policy provide requirements for:
- development around existing oil and gas facilities;
- processes and expectations for new or expanding oil and gas facilities;
- setbacks for abandoned wells; and
- Area Structure Plan and Neighbourhood Structure Plan.
Oil and Gas Liaison Officer
The Liaison Officer is the main contact for any questions or inquiries with regards to development around oil and gas facilities and proposals for expanding or new oil and gas facilities in and around the City of Edmonton.
Office of Emergency Management
Oil and gas facility owners and operators should continue to communicate their Emergency Response Plans (ERP) with the City of Edmonton's Office of Emergency Management.
Find out more information about pipeline safety, regulations, and existing and potential pipelines throughout Alberta and Canada.
Pipelines across Canada
Natural Resources Canada's general pipeline information
Pipelines across Alberta
Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)'s information on regulating and inspecting pipelines in Alberta.
Canada’s Pipeline Safety System
Natural Resources Canada's pipeline safety information
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on pipelines
Natural Resources Canada's FAQs on Federally-regulated pipelines