Active Projects

Collaboration and Communication

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Aboriginal Liaison Program (ALP) BC Oil and Gas Commission, BC Government

Anticipated Completion: June 30, 2022

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Overview Video

Formerly referred to as the First Nations Environmental Monitor (Liaison) Program

PDF icon Sub-Project Profile--ALP Program Review (Spring-Summer, 2018)
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First Nations Disturbance Restoration Program BC Oil and Gas Commission

Anticipated completion: June 30, 2022

Project (video) summary from the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission

Project (video) overview of Kotcho Lake Restoration Project (from Fort Nelson First Nation)

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Methane and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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B.C. Top-down Survey and Root Cause Analysis Carleton University, Bridger Photonics, GreenPath Energy

Anticipated Completion: April 30, 2022

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B.C. Fugitive Emissions Management Program Effectiveness Assessment St. Francis Xavier University

Anticipated Completion: April 30, 2022

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Water

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Establishing Regional Groundwater Chemistry Baselines for NEBC to Support Interpretation of Groundwater Analytical Results Simon Fraser University (Dr. Dirk Kirste)

Anticipated Completion: February 28, 2022.

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Water Monitoring of Small Watersheds Program BC Oil and Gas Commission, First Nations in Northeast BC

Anticipated Completion: December 31, 2022

Project (video) summary from the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission

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Seismicity Research and Monitoring

 
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BC Seismic Array Network Geoscience BC; Natural Resources Canada; BC Oil and Gas Commission; Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Project started: July 1, 2012

Year 10--Anticipate completion June 30, 2022

Seismic Array Network data on Natural Resources Canada website

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Quantitative Risk Assessment of Typical Structures and Infrastructures Subject to Induced Seismicity Geo-Hazard Risk and Dynamics (GHRD)

Anticipated Completion: October 31, 2023

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Air

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North East Air Monitoring Program--Phase 7 (FY 2021/22) Tropospheric Measurement Systems

Project started: December, 2012

Anticipated completion (Phase 7): May 31, 2022

See Completed Projects (Air) for Phases 1-6.

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Engineering/ Safety Research

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Assessing Risks to Pipelines from Corrosion and Geo Hazards University of British Columbia—Dr. Solomon Tesfamariam (Okanagan Campus); Dr. Edouard Asselin and Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme (Vancouver Campus)

Anticipated completion: December 31, 2021

Funding Envelope: Engineering / Safety Research: Pipelines

Paper published in International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping (Oct, 2020)

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Towards Optimizing Well Plug and Abandonment in British Columbia through Data Analytics, Field Investigations and Predictive Modelling Institute of Geoenergy Engineering, Heriot Watt University

Anticipated Completion: January 31, 2023

Funding Envelope: Engineering / Safety Research: Pipelines

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Soil Productivity and Soil Health Status Following Restoration of Pipeline Corridors on Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) Cropland in Northeast B.C. University of Manitoba (Dr. Francis Zvomuya)

Anticipated completion: August 31, 2023

 

Funding Envelope: Engineering / Safety Research: Pipelines

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