Mandate and Vision


To fulfill the Crown's fiduciary and statutory obligations related to the management of oil and gas resources on First Nation lands.

To further First Nation initiatives to manage and control their oil and gas resources (i.e. governance)


To become a modern regulator of First Nations oil and gas resources.


  1. Democratic service : Assisting Ministers and Chief Executives, under the law, to serve the public interest.
  2. Respect for People : Respecting human dignity and the value of every person.
  3. Integrity : Acting at all times in such a way as to uphold the trust and confidence of Canadians in government.
  4. Professionalism : Serving with competence, excellence, efficiency, objectivity and impartiality.