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Indian Oil and Gas Act

Version of section 2 from 2019-07-15 to 2019-07-31:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


gas means natural gas that is or can be produced from a well, both before and after it has been subjected to any processing, and includes marketable gas and all fluid components not defined as oil; (gaz)

Indian lands

Indian lands means lands reserved for the Indians, including any interests therein, surrendered in accordance with the Indian Act and includes any lands or interests in lands described in any grant, lease, permit, licence or other disposition referred to in section 5; (terres indiennes)


Minister means the Minister of Indigenous Services; (ministre)


oil means crude oil and all other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, that are or can be produced from a well in liquid form including crude bitumen but excluding condensate. (pétrole)

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-7, s. 2
  • 2019, c. 29, s. 375

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