Gas and Oil 

The Gas and Oil Program at Inspection and Technical Services is responsible for overseeing residential, industrial and commercial use of natural gas, propane, digester gas, manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, landfill gas and hydrogen throughout Manitoba in accordance with the Gas and Oil Burners Act and regulation.

Under the Gas and Oil Burning Regulation, the Gas and Oil Program:

  • Issues permits for all gas and oil burning equipment installations
  • Approves piping plans for all installations over 400,000 BTU
  • Inspects and approves gas and oil-fired equipment that is not certified for use by a recognized testing agency
  • Tests and licences trades people who work with gas and oil
  • Conducts field inspections to help enforce safety standards
  • Investigates serious incidents involving fuel-burning equipment