• Environmental, Regulatory and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Regulatory Affairs Professional
  • NOCs #2262, #4112

Regulatory Affairs Professional

Job Overview

Your project knowledge is all about the regulatory requirements. You help make energy projects happen by ensuring that every possible regulatory requirement is considered and addressed all the while demonstrating the project’s greater benefits to a community.

Regulatory affairs professionals assist in the development and implementation of corporate regulatory strategy and policy, and provide support for the resolution of issues within regulatory parameters. They coordinate and document internal regulatory processes, such as internal audits, inspections, license renewals and registrations.

Specializations include:

  • Regulatory permit coordinators assist with permit applications, implementing permit approvals and maintaining compliance with permits. They also ensure that contractors have accurate and complete plans in place to obtain permits and approvals.
  • Regulatory specialists typically focus on regulatory compliance at a strategic level while supporting complicated projects with a large number of stakeholders involved.
  • Regulatory leads liaise with regulators such as the National Energy Board (NEB) and provincial regulatory agencies.
  • Legal counsel provides advice and guidance on regulatory issues affecting the company’s assets.
  • Inspectors for regulatory compliance work with regulators to conduct inspections of wells during operations, well servicing, well abandonment and enhanced oil recovery, as well as facilities and pipelines, in order to ensure compliance.

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