Application 1832762

Notice of Application
Application No. 1832762
Keyera Corp.
Fox Creek Area

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1832762 from Keyera Corp. for expansion of the Simonette gas processing plant in Section 6, Township 63, Range 25, West of the 5th Meridian, to support the development of the Duvernay Formation in the Fox Creek area.

This application is being submitted under the AER’s play-based regulation pilot project, which enables applicants to apply for multiple activities in one application.

Description of the Application
Keyera Corp. has applied under the Pipeline Act, Public Lands Act, Oil and Gas Conservation Act, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act for the following:

  • the addition of gas processing equipment, in four phases, to the existing plant;
  • the conversion of an existing well to acid gas injection well with a pipeline; and
  • public land access.

Completion of the expansion would enable the plant to process 17 million cubic metres (m3) per day raw natural gas and 6400 m3 per day natural gas liquids.

For a copy of the application, contact
Keyera Corp.
Suite 600, Sun Life Plaza West Tower
144 – 4 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N4
Attention: Scott Turner
Phone: 403-718-7918
E-mail: scott_turner@keyera.com

To view the application and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) available under Systems & Tools on the AER website www.aer.ca. To receive a copy of the application and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at www1.aer.ca/ProductCatalogue/ordering.html,

AER Order Fulfillment
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 2)
Fax: 403-297-7040
E-mail: InformationRequest@aer.ca

Refer to this notice when requesting information to expedite the 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 notifying you.

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 the filing dates below.

September 14, 2015 Final date to file a statement of concern.
September 21, 2015 Final date for response submissions from the applicant.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Keyera Corp. at the name and address above and one copy to
Nicole Jones, Authorizations Specialist
Authorizations Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
E-mail: Nicole.Jones@aer.ca
Phone: 403-297-4173

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 activities that is the subject of the application; and
  5. your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and
    e-mail address or, if you do not have an e-mail address, your fax number.

Confidentiality
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 www.aer.ca.

Jurisdiction
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 at the address above.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on August 14, 2015.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel