The British Columbia Energy Commission Natural Gas Field Price and Incentives Inquiries


  • Peter M. Steele



Energy Law, Petroleum Law


The author outlines the structure and scope of the British Columbia Energy Commission. He then discusses whether the resurgence in exploration and development activity in the 1975-76 drilling season was attributable to the government's implementation of the Commission's recommendations. He outlines some major changes causing the turn-around in the industry, particularly the introduction of the Exploration and Development Fund Credit program. Finally, he comments on the effectiveness of the changes and evaluates the service of the Commission to the industry and the province.