About Alberta Energy

Alberta Energy has moved to Alberta.ca
  • manages the development of province's resources

  • develops policy for the Renewable Electricity Program

  • grants industry the right to explore for and develop energy and mineral resources through the tenure system

  • establishes, administers and monitors the effectiveness of fiscal and royalty systems

  • promotes energy efficiency and conservation by both Albertans and industry

  • encourages additional investment that creates jobs and economic prosperity 

Energy’s mission is to assure sustained prosperity in the interests of Albertans through the stewardship of energy and mineral resource systems, responsible development and wise use of energy.

The ministry consists of the Department of Energy (DOE), the Alberta Energy Regulator(AER), the Alberta Utilities Commission(AUC), the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission (APMC) and the Post-Closure Stewardship Fund.

All areas report under the annual report, the energy industry documents section is a collection of department reports.

Alberta's Carbon Capture and Storage -  knowledge sharing program is now available through Alberta's open government program. 

The primary information for Royalties is now on Alberta.ca, the royalty industry information has a section that includes an overview with the formulas, rates and curves, the Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery program, the Emerging Resource Program, historical royalty data , Bitumen Royalty-In-Kind and  Royalty related information bulletins.   

If you have technical questions please contact oil.gas.royalty@gov.ab.ca.  

Royalty Calculators

Mineral Ownership information is now on Alberta.ca,Freehold Landowners have the responsibility to pay Freehold Mineral Tax on revenue derived from production.

Alberta energy timeline has moved to Alberta.ca -  history up to 1999 | 2000s and forward

Alberta Energy online services has moved to Alberta.ca, some of the information is still on energy servers.       

Subscriptions and  search (including AMI and GLIMPs formerly known as LSAS) information has also moved. 

ETSexternal link icon, the Electronic Transfer System (ETS) provides secure access to do business electronically with Alberta Energy, Alberta Environment and Parks, and the Alberta Energy Regulator. 

Energy Mapsexternal link iconthese interactive and PDF maps now available through Alberta.ca show availability of mineral rights owned by the province for different mineral commodities.  The Sales Results map displays the most recent petroleum and natural gas and oil sands sale results and includes existing agreements. The maps also identify which locations are unavailable because of existing agreements, because the minerals are not owned by the province, or because the minerals have been withdrawn for other reasons, such as protected areas, no password is required. The Zone Designation (ZD) and Deeper Rights Reversion Zone Designation (DRRZD) Library is now on Alberta.ca.

Online Learningexternal link iconoffers presentations and guides are available to help industry clients understand and conduct their businesses with the Alberta government. Modules include ETS, interactive maps, oil sands, tenure plus additional information. 

Petrinexexternal link iconis an extranet for oil and gas facility operators in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia to report, manage and exchange up-to-date volumetric, royalty and commercial information with government and members of industry. It is a joint strategic organization represented by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), industry (represented by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Explorer and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC)) and the governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. A Manitoba inclusion project is underway.