Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Ovintiv Canada ULC
Associated registration: 2156-2339-3
Lobbying Activity date: 2020-05-20
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2020-06-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Kellen Foreman Footnote1
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: May Mah Paulson, Assistant Deputy Minister
Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Matters, initiatives, policies and programs relating to liquids-rich natural gas and light, tight oil energy resource development including:
1) Economic and regional development; international trade; investment; New West Partnership Trade Agreement,
2) Access and infrastructure for resource development and associated activities including major projects,
3) A competitive and practical regulatory framework for resource development including those related to operations, technical practices and liability management; consultation requirements; UNDRIP implementation; Environmental Assessment revitalization; Land & Resource Management Plans; Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment; Climate and Greenhouse Gas emissions policies; protection of environmental values including intergovernmental opportunities and impacts such as with the Federal Species at Risk Act; electrification policies;
4) A competitive and practical fiscal framework for resource development including those related to royalty programs; corporate income tax; Provincial Sales Tax; assessment and taxation of industrial property; Climate / Greenhouse Gas emissions / Low Carbon Industrial Strategy policies and programs
5) Matters relating to essential services designations and broad-based regulatory and fiscal industrial relief in response to COVID-19 and concurrent oil and gas global supply/ demand challenges
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
COVID-19, Economic Development and Trade, Energy, Environment, Finances and Budgets, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Doug Suttles
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
  1. Footnote1  Indicates new information that was added through a Lobbying Activity Report.

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