Application OSE130060

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. OSE130060.

Description of the Application
Husky Oil Operations Limited has applied under section 20 of the Public Lands Act for an amendment to an authorization to conduct an oil sands exploration program in accordance with the Code of Practice for Exploration Operations made under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. The proposed amendment is to extend the approval period for the exploration program, which is located 60 kilometres northeast of Wabasca, Alberta, in Townships 87 and 88, Ranges 19 and 20, West of the 4th Meridian. 

For a copy of the application, contact
Husky Oil Operations Limited
707 – 8 Avenue SW
Box 6525, Station D
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G7
Attention: Amanda White
Telephone: 403-513-7634

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)

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 continue to process the application and may approve it without further notice and without a hearing.

How to File a Statement of Concern
In order for your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on September 12, 2014.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Husky Oil Operations Limited at the name and address above and one copy to
Alberta Energy Regulator
Authorizations Review & Coordination Team
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4

Contents of a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must include
a) why you believe you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application(s);
b) the nature of your objection to the application(s);
c) the outcome of the application you advocate;
d) 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
e) 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.

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. 

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.   

For information on AER procedures, please e-mail

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on August 13, 2014.

Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel