Publications

CAPP publications are for members and anyone interested in Canada’s oil and natural gas industry.

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND CANADA'S NATURAL GAS AND OIL INDUSTRY

A proven record of lowering emissions and pathways to a lower-carbon future.

INDIGENOUS ENGAGEMENT AND ESG REPORT

Growing the oil and natural gas sector in a mutually beneficial manner.

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Best Management Practices
Code of Practice Fatigue Management in the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Industry

A summary of the requirements for defining and managing fatigue and the roles and responsibilities of operators, employers, supervisors and employees. It does not apply to workplace parties administered under a collective agreement.

November, 2022 - 14 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore Policy & Regulations

Best Management Practices
Use of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Lined Pipelines

This guide is meant to provide increased awareness among designers, installers and users of high density polyethylene (HDPE) lined pipeline systems of some industry practices and lessons learned regarding HDPE lined pipelines, as used by the upstream oil and gas industry.

August, 2022 - 55 Pages

Pipelines Policy & Regulations

Best Management Practices
Use of Reinforced Composite Pipe (Non-Metallic Pipelines)

This guide is meant to provide increased awareness among designers, installers and users of non-metallic reinforced composite pipeline systems of some industry practices and lessons learned regarding reinforced composite pipelines as used by the upstream oil and gas industry.

August, 2022 - 81 Pages

Pipelines

Best Management Practices
Adverse Weather Communications Protocol – Offshore Newfoundland

This Industry Best Practice is intended to describe how Operators will communicate with each another and the C-NLOPB pertaining to weather information, plans, precautions and resource availability, such as vessels or helicopter transport.

August, 2022 - 20 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore

Best Management Practices
TDG Classification of Crude Oil and Related Products for Transport by Road and Rail

This document provides guidance to consignors on the decision-making necessary to meet compliance with the classification requirements of naturally variable crude oil products in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR).

August, 2022 - 48 Pages

Health & Safety Oil Policy & Regulations

Report
Workforce Diversity and Inclusion and Canada’s Natural Gas and Oil Industry

This report documents performance and progress by Canada’s oil and natural gas producers to support and encourage gender, culture and ethnic diversity, analyzing the areas of workforce diversity and inclusion, employee representation and compensation, and opportunities for advancement.

May, 2022 - 24 Pages

Natural Gas Oil

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

Best Management Practices
Transportation of Employees by Helicopter to or from a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry – East Coast Canada

This code of practice, is a result of a joint effort among offshore east coast Canada Petroleum Industry Operations and Workplace Representatives, the Canada Petroleum Industry Operators and Workplace Representatives, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB)

June, 2022 - 16 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore

Best Management Practices
Code of Practice – Transportation of Employees by Vessel to or from a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry

Operators in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area, represented by CAPP, have developed this Code of Practice to provide guidance and a consistent practice for the safe transportation of Employees by vessel to, from and between an Operator’s offshore Workplaces.

June, 2022 - 16 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore

Best Management Practices
Best Management Practice for Wildfire Prevention

These Best Management Practices are to be used collectively by the upstream oil and gas industry to assist them in the prevention of industry caused wildfires, and to mitigate the impact of catastrophic fires on industry infrastructure, operations, liability, personnel safety and the environment.

January, 2008 - 75 Pages

Health & Safety

Fact Sheet
Understanding Liability for Oil and Natural Gas Assets in Alberta

Every company that explores for and develops Canada’s oil and natural gas resources is financially responsible for safely managing each well it drills, as well as any associated facilities, this includes all stages of a well’s life cycle.

June, 2022 - 2 Pages

Land Natural Gas Oil

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.

May, 2022 - 2 Pages

Health & Safety Natural Gas

Report
Collaborating for Safety and Sustainability: Progress Update and Three Year Plan

This plan outlines steps to enhance how operators communicate and work together to improve safety and environmental performance offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The goal is to make Atlantic Canada the safest and most environmentally responsible offshore oil and natural gas region in the world.

April, 2022 - 4 Pages

Environment & Innovation Health & Safety Offshore

Fact Book
Canada’s Natural Gas Fact Book

Canada’s Natural Gas Fact Book was designed to give readers fast, easy access to natural gas facts that allow them to participate in a balanced discussion about energy, the economy and the environment.

March, 2022 - 54 Pages

Environment & Innovation LNG Natural Gas

Fact Book
Canada’s Oil Sands Fact Book

The Facts on Oil Sands was designed to give readers fast, easy access to oil sands facts to help them participate in the discussion. Facts are sourced from credible third parties or are developed using CAPP data that is checked against other data sources, including government reports.

March, 2022 - 58 Pages

Environment & Innovation Indigenous Engagement Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Water use for Hydraulic Fracturing in Alberta

Industry is focusing on increasing use of alternatives and reducing the amount of surface water and fresh groundwater used in hydraulic fracturing. In Alberta, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) regulates the use of water for tight oil and natural gas development.

November, 2021 - 2 Pages

Environment & Innovation Natural Gas Water

Report
Indigenous Engagement and ESG Report

Indigenous Engagement and ESG highlights many examples of successful interaction between Indigenous peoples and the oil and natural gas sector to grow resource development in a sustainable and mutually beneficial manner.

October, 2021 - 27 Pages

Environment & Innovation Indigenous Engagement

Fact Sheet
British Columbia’s Oil and Natural Gas Royalties

In B.C., the upstream oil and gas industry is a partnership among industry, Indigenous peoples, and government, which creates more than 10,000 jobs in the province and provides government with hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

November, 2021 - 3 Pages

LNG Natural Gas Policy & Regulations

Report
COP 26 Industry Discussion Paper

This document was prepared by the undersigned trade associations and presents our joint guiding principles and policy priorities for the benefit of delegates at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Glasgow, Scotland.

November, 2021 - 3 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Fact Sheet
ESG Emissions Methodology

This appendix for Canada’s Natural Gas and Oil Emissions: Ongoing Reductions, Demonstrable Improvement, details how the intensities could be calculated to fairly show differences in corporate choices and environmental social governance (ESG).

July, 2021 - 9 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Report
Canada’s Natural Gas and Oil Emissions: Ongoing Reductions, Demonstrable Improvement

Canada’s Natural Gas and Oil Emissions: Ongoing Reductions, Demonstrable Improvement illustrates the industry’s proven record of lowering emissions intensity and describes pathways to a lower-carbon future through innovation and new technology.

July, 2021 - 41 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation