The BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS)

DescriptionThe BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS), formerly the Science and Community Environmental Knowledge (SCEK) Fund, is a not-for-profit society with membership from the BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission), the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), and the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC). The BC OGRIS serves to enable relevant applied research to inform environmental matters related to oil and gas exploration and development in British Columbia. Six strategic themes and topics have been identified for funding, projects include Health and Safety, Environmental Impacts, Community Environmental Knowledge, Cumulative Impacts Management, Collaboration and Communication, and Boreal Caribou.

Key WordsBC OGRIS, non-profit, BC OCG, CAPP, EPAC, research, exploration and development, cumulative impacts management

Lead Organization  BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society
Regional Focus  British Columbia (Pan-provincial)
Status  On-going
Website www.bcogris.ca
Primary Contact www.bcogris.ca/contact
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