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Best Management Practices
Mitigation of internal corrosion in carbon steel gas pipeline systems

This document addresses design, maintenance and operating considerations for the mitigation of internal corrosion in gas pipeline systems constructed with carbon steel materials.

April, 2018 - 24 Pages

Natural Gas Pipelines

Best Management Practices
Oilfield Waste Profile Sheets Guide

The Oilfield Waste Profile Sheets contained in this guide have been prepared to assist upstream petroleum industry operators with the classification and handling of common industry wastes. The waste profile sheet information is provided as general industry guidance.

May, 2020 - 66 Pages

Environment & Innovation Health & Safety Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Environmental Innovation – Water

Using water responsibly and protecting water sources is a priority for the oil and natural gas industry. Water use is regulated in Canada by provincial regulators to protect the integrity of the water system. Industry recycles water and continues to look for ways to reduce fresh water use.

May, 2020 - 2 Pages

Environment & Innovation Water

Fact Sheet
Indigenous Peoples and Canada’s Energy Industry

Indigenous people are often portrayed as uniformly opposed to resource development but many seek to build prosperous community futures by supporting and participating in the industry. The energy sector, governments and Indigenous people are finding new ways to work together to develop energy.

May, 2020 - 4 Pages

Community Relations Economics Indigenous Engagement

Third Party Publications
Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Standard Practice for the Training and Qualifications of Offshore Personnel

This provides the safety training requirements for offshore personnel; technical training required for specific roles; emergency team composition, training and offshore drills; and the qualifications for offshore positions for producing installations, drilling installations and marine vessels.

May, 2020 - 239 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore

Third Party Publications
Global Energy Pulse

Ipsos conducted research into how the world views the energy industry. This report uses that research to compare countries energy industries across the globe; how they compare to each other and the public's opinion of them.

June, 2017 - 24 Pages

Energy Demand Environment & Innovation Health & Safety

Fact Sheet
Introduction to Natural Gas

Canada has enormous natural gas resources and an industry that is well-regulated, technically advanced, committed to improving environmental performance and is positioned to help meet growing global demand.

February, 2020 - 2 Pages

Energy Demand Natural Gas

Fact Sheet
Induced Seismic Activity In Canada

Induced seismicity refers to seismicity caused by human activity. It is associated with several industrial processes, including geothermal energy extraction, wastewater disposal, mining, hydroelectric dams and hydraulic fracturing operations.

April, 2020 - 2 Pages

Health & Safety Natural Gas

Fact Sheet
Introduction to Oil Sands

Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world with 97% of these reserves located in the oil sands. As global energy demand increases, 27% of this demand will be met by oil in 2040, the largest single source of energy. Canada can help meet this need with its abundant natural resources.

April, 2020 - 2 Pages

Energy Demand Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Environmental Innovation – Air

Canada’s oil and natural gas industry works to reduce air emissions associated with our development activities through project design, operational excellence, innovation and technology.

February, 2020 - 2 Pages

Air Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Fact Sheet
Ontario Manufacturing and Canada’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry

Ontario is Canada’s largest manufacturing province, accounting for 47 per cent of national manufacturing output and 54 per cent of value-added exports.

March, 2020 - 2 Pages


Canadian Natural Gas: Demand and Production Forecast Scenario Modelling

Canada’s current natural gas resources, production and markets including domestic and export. Also scenario modelling to demonstrate potential effect of higher export demand.

February, 2020 - 12 Pages

Energy Demand Natural Gas

Fact Sheet
Natural Gas Development in British Columbia

Developing this crown owned resource requires billions of dollars annually in industry investment to bring natural gas to market, and create economic and social benefits, jobs and affordable energy for British Columbians.

August, 2019 - 3 Pages

Environment & Innovation LNG Natural Gas

Fact Sheet
British Columbia’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry

British Columbia has produced both natural gas and crude oil since 1952. Innovations have led the industry to focus on the development of unconventional natural gas regions in Northeast B.C. Development of these significant resources provides British Columbians with a variety of economic benefits.

February, 2020 - 4 Pages

Environment & Innovation Natural Gas Oil

Best Management Practices
Update of Fugitive Equipment Leak Emission Factors

This publication presents updated average emission factors for estimating emissions from fugitive equipment leaks at upstream oil and natural gas (UOG) facilities.

February, 2014 - 47 Pages

Air Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Third Party Publications
Proposed Actions to Address the Competitiveness of Canada’s Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Sector, JWG Report

A Joint Working Group (JWG) was convened in late 2017 as a forum for industry, federal and provincial governments to examine issues affecting the competitiveness of the upstream oil and natural gas industry in Canada.

August, 2018 - 88 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Sands

CAPP Discussion Paper on Implementing the United Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in Canada

CAPP endorses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) as a framework for reconciliation in Canada, and supports the implementation of its principles in a manner consistent with the Canadian Constitution and law.

April, 2016 - 5 Pages

Indigenous Engagement

Best Management Practices
Pipeline Leak Detection Programs

The purpose of this BMP is to provide a guide to pipeline leak detection program best management practices that can be applied in the broadest range of applications, noting there is diversity in the practical problems that will be encountered in pipeline leak detection.

May, 2018 - 15 Pages


Fact Sheet
Guiding Principles and Operating Practices: Living Together – Working Together

Recognizing the increasing importance to be transparent and clearly demonstrate a commitment to responsible energy development, CAPP members collaborated to create Guiding Principles that focus on conduct in the communities where our members operate.

January, 2019 - 1 Page

Health & Safety Natural Gas

2019 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation

CAPP’s Crude Oil Forecast provides the association’s latest long-term outlook for total Canadian crude oil production and western Canadian crude oil supply. A primary purpose of this report is to inform discussion and support a fundamental understanding of oil industry issues.

June, 2019 - 26 Pages

Economics Oil Oil Sands

Oil and natural gas priorities: Putting Canada on the world stage – An energy platform for Canada

Canadians agree environmental responsibility is important, full participation of Indigenous peoples in the economy is a priority, and climate change requires action. Canada’s oil and gas sector is aligned with these shared values and poised to help achieve them, while promoting prosperity.

June, 2019 - 12 Pages

Natural Gas Policy & Regulations