Regulatory scope and definitions The scope and management of rights Permitting storage site exploration, project development and CO2 injection Operating and closing storage facilities Management of long-term responsibilities and liabilities Additional Issues
Instrument Title
Definitions
Classification of CO2
Composition of CO2 streams
Geographic coverage, exclusions and prohibitions
Enhanced oil recovery (EOR)
Property rights
Competition with other interests
Preferential rights between CCS operators
Third party access to storage sites
Public participation
Permitting exploration activities
Controls on site selection
Environmental protection and impact assessment
Permitting CO2 injection and storage
Monitoring, reporting and verification
Inspections
Corrective and remedial measures
Operational liabilities
Financial security
Enforcement
Site closure
Allocation of long term responsibilities and liabilities
Financial contributions to long term stewardship
Additional issues
Mines and Minerals Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. M-17 (Alberta M&M Act), Canada, Alberta, Canada X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Oil and Gas Activities Act [SBC 2008] Chapter 36 (BC Oil and Gas Act), Canada, Canada, British Columbia X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Petroleum and Natural Gas Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 361 (BC Petroleum and Gas Act), Canada, British Columbia, Canada X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Oil and Gas Conservation Act RSS 1978, c O-2 (Saskatchewan O&G Act), Canada, Canada, Saskatchewan X X X X X X X X X X X X
Carbon Sequestration Tenure Regulation (Alberta Tenure Regulation), Canada, Canada, Alberta X X X X X X X