Expertise you can rely on

We take a comprehensive and integrated approach to technology review, assessment, and regulatory compliance. Our team has a proven track record and works proactively with regulators to help your project move through the process efficiently and successfully. We draw from a large pool of strategic and technical specialists to provide expert advice on how to enhance your existing asset portfolio, effectively manage your operations and evaluate new business opportunities.

Permit and Advisory Services

Our technology and advisory services team prepare comprehensive applications for a variety of projects, from the conceptual phase through to closure and monitoring.

We can develop and execute project application strategies that take into account your main objectives, along with the regulatory, environmental and social landscape.

Some of our specialized services include:

  • Determining the authorizations required for a compliant project
  • Developing and submitting regulatory applications
  • Supporting stakeholder consultation
  • Acting as liaisons with regulators

We have experience working with federal and provincial legislation that covers all phases of development, from site access, early construction and drilling activity, to building and equipment installation. Here are some examples of the types of legislation and requirements we work with:

  • Navigation Protection Act
  • The Fisheries Act
  • Species at Risk
  • Alberta Directives (e.g., D23, 50, 56, 55, 65, 61, 78)
  • Water Legislation (e.g., Water Act, Water Sustainability Act)
  • Municipal acts and bylaws
  • Safety codes
  • Wildlife acts and requirements
  • Public land access requirements
  • Well, pipeline and facility licensing

Members of our technology and advisory services team have previously worked for regulators, or have had regulatory roles with oil and gas companies and service companies. This diverse background provides the team with a strong understanding of both the needs of clients and the requirements of regulators. We continuously work to establish and maintain our professional relationships with regulators, so we can provide the best advice and support to our clients.

Some of our specialized services include:

  • Regulation interpretation and dialogue with regulators
  • Regulatory strategy and advice on risk mitigation
  • Client secondments and representation on regulatory interests during heavy work phases
  • Development of regulatory roadmaps that clarify regulations, requirements, schedules and interaction with project development

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