With draft methane regulations released, comparisons begin

This week, both the Alberta draft methane regulations and the federal regulations were released. The timing is a bit of a surprise, but now we can begin planning the next steps forward. 

The first place to begin looking into how the provincial regulations fit into the federal plan. There is an excellent comparison published in the Globe and Mail on April 25, 2018. 

"The federal government has announced regulations for methane emissions in the oil and gas sector that impose more costly requirements on industry than Alberta’s proposed rules, setting up potential conflict between the two levels of government." reads the article.

Read more at the Globe and Mail.

 

Jeff Wiehler