Business Conduct and Ethics

At ARC Resources Ltd. ("ARC" or the "Corporation"), we have always recognized the value of growing and developing trusting relationships with our employees, contractors, vendors, landowners, investors and the community at large. These relationships are based on integrity and trust and our commitment to maintaining high ethical standards throughout our day-to-day dealings with others. 

For ARC’s excellent reputation to be maintained, we require the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct from all of our employees. This Code reflects our commitment to a culture of honesty, integrity, respect and accountability and outlines the basic principles and policies with which all employees are expected to comply. ARC demands the highest level of personal conduct from all employees and Corporation representatives.

For ARC’s success to continue, not only must we do what is required by law but we will also do what is "right". The test for this is simple, ask yourself if there is any reason you would not want a co-worker, an associate, a neighbour or the government to be fully aware of your conduct and motives? Is anyone’s life, health or safety, or the environment endangered by the action? If these questions cannot quickly be answered no, then you need to re-think your actions and talk to a supervisor. This also includes situations where you may witness someone else at ARC engaging in behaviours that are not “right”. If there is any confusion with regards to complying with both the letter and the spirit of our policies and all applicable laws and regulations you are expected to seek guidance.

Please read this Code carefully. While it takes time to build a reputation of trust and integrity, a single thoughtless or unethical act can destroy what we have carefully built over years. The Leadership Team at ARC is 100% committed to this Code. Please feel free to contact any member of the Leadership team, your manager or another manager or the Whistleblower Hotline (1-866-291-6690 or should you have questions or witness behaviours that could be a violation of the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

ARC’s management is committed to living up to high standards of ethical behaviour and integrity. This Code has been read, discussed and adopted by all of our officers. We believe that effective corporate governance begins with a strong Board of Directors, able to act independently. Our Board consists of a majority of outside, independent directors all of whom have read and committed to this Code.

Every day, decisions are made in the conduct of our business. As individuals, we are all accountable for making the right decisions for the right reasons. This Code of Business Conduct and Ethics provides guidance for our decisions.


Myron Stadnyk
President and Chief Executive Officer
August 1, 2016

  • Commitments and Responsibilities

    To Our Employees

    ARC Resources Ltd. and its subsidiaries (the "Corporation") are committed to treating all employees with dignity, respect and fairness. We will value and respect their rights and their contribution to our success. We will provide compensation and benefits that are fair and competitive with our peers.

    Our top priority to our employees is providing a safe and healthy workplace. We must all take responsibility for knowing the health and safety rules that apply to the tasks we perform and for taking the appropriate precautions to protect ourselves and our fellow employees from accidents, injury or unsafe conditions. Accidents, injuries, unsafe equipment, practices or conditions need to be reported immediately. The Corporation will regularly monitor and review its safety performance and strive for continual improvement.

    We value the diversity of our employees and are committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. Conduct that makes someone feel uncomfortable or unwelcome will not be tolerated. Employees are encouraged to speak out if they have concerns with regards to their workplace environment and report harassment, whether verbal, physical or visual, when it occurs. This includes situations where you may witness inappropriate conduct towards someone other than yourself.

    To Business Integrity

    The Corporation is committed to conducting all of its affairs with honesty, integrity and fairness and expects the same from all of its business partners.

    We will deal honestly and fairly with our suppliers, contractors, fellow employees and competitors. We will not take unfair advantage of anyone through illegal conduct, manipulation, concealment, abuse of privileged information, misrepresentation of material facts or other dishonest or unfair practices.