Coal Royalty Rates
The royalty rate for Crown-owned Subbituminous (Plains) coal is:
The royalty rate for Crown-owned Bituminous (Mountain/Foothills) coal is:
- Before mine payout: 1% of mine mouth revenue
After mine payout: 1% of mine mouth revenue plus 13% of net revenue
Forms for reporting Crown coal royalties are available on this site.
For further details, please refer to:
The Coal Royalty Guidelines (Adobe/pdf format. 3.14 Megabytes)
If you prefer a print copy of the Guidelines or any forms, please contact Coal and Mineral Development, Alberta Department of Energy.