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Notice of Application
Applications OSE190020, 1923510, and 1923511
Imperial Oil Resources Limited
Northeast Region

Note: This single notice for the applications listed below replaces the previously posted notices, and it sets out the revised deadline for filing a statement of concern.

Description of the Application
Imperial Oil Resources Limited has applied under section 20 of the Public Lands Act to conduct an oil sands exploration program (OSE190020) and under section 2.030 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Rules for licences to drill nine oil sands evaluation wells (1923510 and 1923511), in accordance with the Code of Practice for Exploration Operations under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. The exploration program, including drilling and access, would occur northwest of the city of Cold Lake, Alberta (see table). None of the proposed wells would contain hydrogen sulphide.

Application number Location (Legal Subdivision, Section, Township, Range, West of the nth Meridian)
OSE190020 Townships 64, 65, and 66, Ranges 3 and 4, West of the 4th Meridian
1923510 11-08-066-03W4M
1923511 08-30-064-03W4M

For a copy of the application, contact
Imperial Oil Resources Limited
505 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E.
Calgary, Alberta  T2C 5N1
Attention: Kayce McDonald
Telephone: 587-476-3905

To view the licence applications (1923510 and 1923511) and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) available under Systems & Tools on the AER website,

To receive a copy of the oil sands exploration program application (OSE190020) and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at, to

AER Information Distribution Services
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 0)
Fax: 403-297-7040
Email: @email

Refer to this notice when requesting information for a faster response.

Requirement to File a Statement of Concern
If you have concerns with this application, you must file a statement of concern as described below. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER may approve the application without further notification.

How to File a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on September 21, 2019.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to VaImperial Oil Resources Limited at the name and address above and one copy to

Authorizations Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Fax: 403-297-7336
Email: @email

Contents of a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must include

  1. why you believe you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application;
  2. the nature of your objection to the application;
  3. the outcome of the application you advocate;
  4. the location of your land, residence, or activity in relation to the location of the energy resource that is the subject of the application; and
  5. your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and email address or, if you do not have an email address, your fax number.

The AER also requests that you include the application number in your statement of concern.

Section 49 of the Alberta Energy Regulator Rules of Practice (Rules of Practice) requires that all documents and information filed in a proceeding be placed on the public record. If you file a submission, you must not include any personal information that you do not want to appear on or are not authorized to put on the public record. Section 49(2) of the Rules of Practice states how to apply to the AER for an order to keep information confidential. The Rules of Practice is available on the AER website at

Submissions relating exclusively to compensation for land use are not dealt with by the AER and should be referred to the Alberta Surface Rights Board.

Under section 21 of the Responsible Energy Development Act, the AER does not have the jurisdiction to assess the adequacy of Crown consultation associated with the rights of aboriginal peoples as recognized and affirmed under the Constitution Act, 1982.

For information on AER procedures, contact the authorizations specialist, Kael Bunda, by phone at 403-297-3578 or by email at @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on August 22, 2019.
Charlene Graham, General Counsel