Application OSE140002

Notice of Application
Application No. OSE140002
Nexen Energy ULC

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. OSE140002.

Description of the Application

Nexen Energy ULC has applied for authorization under Section 20 of the Public Lands Act 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 exploration activity, including drilling and access, would take place about 40 kilometres southeast of Fort McMurray in Townships 86 and 87, Ranges 6 and 7, West of the 4th Meridian.

For a copy of the application, contact
Nexen Energy ULC
801 – 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3P7
Attention: Judy Hutchinson
Telephone: 403-699-5643
Fax: 403-699-7065

To receive a copy of the application and supporting documents, contact:
AER Order Fulfillment
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; press 2)
Viewing hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To expedite your request, refer to this notice when requesting information.

Filing a Statement of Concern

If you have concerns with this application and have not filed a statement of concern with the AER, you may file one as described below under How to File a Statement of Concern. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER will continue to process the application and may approve it without notifying you.

How to File a Statement of Concern

In order for your submission to be considered, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on the filing dates below.

April 11, 2014 Final date to file a statement of concern.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Nexen Energy ULC at the name and address above and one copy to
Alberta Energy Regulator
Authorizations Review & Coordination Team
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

  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 energy resource that is the subject of the proposed 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.

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, refer to AER website at