Regulatory Services

With the ever-changing oil and gas sector, licensees are experiencing the importance of compliance across all disciplines. Explore’s expert regulatory team has extensive understanding of pipeline, well and facility requirements set forth by the provincial and federal regulators. Our team of experts can assist with clarification and management of these requirements.
 
Regulatory Services

 

Explore Offers A Full Suite of Pipeline Regulatory Services

Explore Offers A Full Suite of Pipeline Regulatory Services

With the ever-changing oil and gas sector, licensees are experiencing the importance of compliance across all disciplines. Explore’s expert regulatory team has extensive understanding of pipeline, well and facility requirements set forth by the provincial and federal regulators. Our team of experts can assist with clarification and management of these requirements.

Our regulatory experts have over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Our team members have worked with regulations for the past 15 years and have a comprehensive and sound understanding of the requirements. We recognize that responding to regulators is often complex, overwhelming, timely and a process that requires technical expertise and are therefore here to provide support for all of your regulatory needs.

Explore Offers Expert Pipeline Integrity Specialists
One Stop Administration

Application Systems Administration

We have fulsome understanding of regulatory requirements necessary for all classifications of applications and can support pre application requirements, build application support files (audit package) and provide direction on managing and meeting compliance requirements.
  • OneStop (Alberta Energy Regulatory)

  • Application Management System (British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission)

  • Integrated Resource Information System (Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources)


Pipeline Audit Support

Explore understands the efficiencies an Audit Response requires and has the ability to support clients with credible ‘check lists,’ and establish compliance history and understanding of area sensitivities.
  • Integrity Management Program Audits/Self-Assessments

  • Detailed Operations Inspection Assessments

  • Pipeline Safety and Loss Management Audits/Assessments

  • CER Program Audits

  • Application Audits

AER Audit Response

One Stop Administration

Surface Land Administration

Explore’s surface land team can provide insight, direction and manage surface land administration for existing and new oil & gas operations. Our knowledgeable team has over 10 years experience navigating Freehold and Crown land dispositions and can effectively manage third party agreements, public lands regulation and First Nations consultation.
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Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy & Resources (ER)

Our sound abilities include achieving Freehold & Crown surface rights, navigating and submitting Integrated Resource Information Systems (IRIS) applications, reviewing pre-application Provincial Government requirements & regulations and management of retroactive licensing

British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission (BCOGC)

Explore’s regulatory team understands BCOGC regulations & requirements and can support new, compliance and decommissioning projects. Our awareness of the regulatory life cycle can provide fulsome support through the Knowledge, Enterprise, Resource, Management, Information and Technology (KERMIT) submission process.

Canadian Energy Regulatory (CER)

One of the main responsibilities of the CER is the regulation of interprovincial and international oil and gas pipelines. They ensure engineering, safety and environmental requirements are met by conducting audits and inspections on construction and operational activities of the pipelines.

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)

The AER serves as the single regulator of energy development in Alberta, the AER keeps energy companies in check as they develop resources across the province. They are involved at every stage of an energy project’s life cycle.

Integrity Always Leads to Beautiful Rewards

Explore forms connections between regulators and licensees to reduce the risk of further non-compliances, administrative sanctions, penalties, suspension of operations, which in turn may create project delays and loss of revenue.
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Explore has a variety of pipeline regulatory services available including:

  • Application Systems Administration
    • OneStop (Alberta Energy Regulatory)
    • Application Management System (British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission)
    • Integrated Resource Information System (Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources)
  • Pipeline Audit Support
    • Integrity Management Program Audit/Self-Assessments
    • Detailed Operations Inspection Assessments
    • CER Program Audits
    • Application Audits
    • Pipeline Regulatory Notifications
      • Alberta Energy Regulator
        • Construction
        • Pressure Testing
        • Liner Installation
        • Maintenance Activities
    • Regulatory Support with Regulators
      • Orders
      • Pipeline Failures
      • Abandonment Plans
      • Failure Investigations - Root Cause Analysis
      • Voluntary Self-Disclosures
      • Pipeline Records Transfer Assessment

    For detailed Explore services breakdown, please download our brochure.
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    field to finish solutions

    Explore is a professional land surveying firm incorporated in 2008.

    We offer complete "field to finish" solutions for our clients - from data collection to technology, integrity, and customer service ensures high-quality results while minimizing your project costs and completion times. You can expect transparent and timely communications from expert individuals commited to the success of your project.
    Ready to partner with Land Surveying professionals in the industry? Contact us today to discuss your project.

    Pipeline Integrity CONTACTS:

    info@exploreinc.ca
    1-866-936-1805
    Michele Mielnik
    Pipeline Integrity Specialist
    Aris Argyriou
    Pipeline Integrity Specialist
    Bob Prieston, MANAGER
    Asset Integrity
    John McIver
    Senior Pipeline Integrity Engineer
    Bruce Corrigal
    Pipeline Integrity Specialist
    Katie Welter, E.I.T
    Junior Pipeline Integrity Engineer