Application 1788009

Amended Notice of Hearing
Application No. 1788009
Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.
Turner Valley Field

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing of Application No. 1788009. If the AER decides that the hearing will be an oral hearing, the date, time, and place of the hearing will be set after the filing of requests to participate.

The initial Notice of Hearing was issued on July 29, 2014. A clerical error was made on the lands listed in the description of the application. Accordingly, the lands listed in the Description of the Application section below have been amended.

Description of the Application

Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. (Legacy) applied under section 6 of the Turner Valley Unit Operations Act to expand Turner Valley Unit No. 5 through the inclusion of LSD 4 of Section 7-019-02 W5M and Section 12-019-03 W5M, and to amend Schedules I and II in Order No. TVU 5.

For a copy of the application, contact
Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.
4400, 525 – 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1G1
Attention: Dave Marttila
Telephone: 403-592-8899
Fax: 403-441-2017
E-mail: dmarttila@legacyoilandgas.com

To view the application and supporting documents, contact
AER Information Management Branch
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 2)
E-mail: infoservices@aer.ca
Viewing hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Refer to this notice when making any requests for information to expedite the response.

To view the application and supporting documents, contact
AER Information Product Services Section
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (Option 2)
E-mail: infoservices@aer.ca
Viewing hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To expedite your request, refer to this notice when making any requests for information.

Requirements to Participate

If you wish to participate in the hearing, you must file a request to participate even if you have already filed a statement of concern with the AER.

Contents of a Request to Participate

A request to participate under section 9 of the AER Rules of Practice must be in writing and
contain

  1. a copy of your statement of concern or an explanation why you did not file one;
  2. a concise statement indicating
    1. why and how you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application, or
    2. if you will not be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application, explain
      • how your participation will materially assist the AER in deciding the matter that is
        the subject of the hearing,
      • your interest in the hearing,
      • how your participation will not unnecessarily delay the hearing, and
      • how you will not repeat or duplicate the evidence presented by the other parties to the hearing;
    3. the outcome on the application that you advocate,
    4. the nature and scope of your intended participation,
    5. your efforts, if any, to resolve issues associated with the proceeding directly with the applicant;
  3. your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, e-mail address or, if you do not have an e-mail address, your fax number;
  4. if you have a representative, their name, address in Alberta, telephone number, e-mail address
  5. or, if they do not have an e-mail address, their fax number; and
  6. if you are acting on behalf of a group or association of persons, the nature of your membership in the group or association.
Confidentiality

Section 49 of the 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.

Questions of Constitutional Law

In addition to giving notice according to section 12 of the Administrative Procedure and Jurisdiction Act and schedule 2 of the Designation of Constitutional Decision Makers Regulation, you must include the following information in your submission and file it according to the dates listed under How to File a Request to Participate if you intend to raise a question of constitutional law:

  1. the constitutional question you intend to raise,
  2. the legal argument you intend to make, and
  3. the evidence you intend to rely on in support of your legal argument.

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

How to File a Request to Participate

Submissions must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on the filing dates below.

August 13, 2014      Final date for interested parties to file a request to participate.

August 20, 2014      Final date for response from Legacy on any request(s) to participate.

Submissions must be compatible with AER systems and should be PDF documents with bookmarks, page numbers, and optical character recognition. Send one copy of your submission to Legacy at the name and address above and one copy to Andrew Lung, Application Coordinator
Applications Branch, Subsurface Authorizations Group
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4

Compensation Issues

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.

Eligibility for Hearing-Related Costs for Participants

Participants in a hearing who intend to seek advanced payment or repayment of hearing-related costs must apply according to Directive 031: REDA Energy Cost Claims.

For information on AER procedures, contact the application coordinator, Andrew Lung, by phone at 403-297-6797 or by e-mail to Andrew.Lung@aer.ca.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on August 25, 2014.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel