Proceeding into Odours and Emissions from Heavy Oil Operations in the
Peace River Area
Notice of Submission Process and Schedule
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has initiated a proceeding, pursuant to the Responsible Energy Development Act, to investigate and make recommendations about odours and emissions associated with heavy oil operations in the Peace River area.
Notices and documents related to the proceeding are available on the AER website, www.aer.ca, under Applications & Notices: Hearings & Proceedings; at the Grande Prairie Field Centre, 9815 – 15 Street, Grande Prairie, Alberta; and at the Peace River Provincial Building, Room 211, 9621 – 96 Avenue, Peace River, Alberta.
Written Submissions to the Proceeding
The proceeding panel met in Peace River, Alberta, on October 7, 2013. On October 23, 2013, the panel issued a decision setting the scope and process for the proceeding, including the submission dates and descriptions of the types of submissions. Parties considering making a submission are strongly encouraged to read Decision 2013 ABAER 018: Proceedings into Odours and Emissions in the Peace River Area; Organizational Meeting Report. Submissions that the panel determines are not within the scope of the proceeding will not be considered.
Only those parties that file a written submission during phase 2 or 3 of the proceeding (see below) can participate in the oral proceeding scheduled to begin on January 21, 2014.
Submissions must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on the following filing dates. See Decision 2013 ABAER 018 for further details on phase 2 and 3 submissions.
November 25, 2013
Any party may submit written comments on any of the following issues;
however, the panel particularly encourages submissions of
December 13, 2013
|For submissions of initial solutions and recommendations, including information in response to phase 2 written submissions.|
January 10, 2014
|For responses to phase 3A submissions, including further written comments on possible solutions and recommendations.|
Submissions should be in PDF with bookmarks, page numbers, and optical character recognition. Send submissions by e-mail to PeaceRiverProceeding@aer.ca or mail to
Publication of Information
All of the information provided in this proceeding will form part of the public record, and the AER intends to make the public record available through its website. This includes any confidential or personal information that is submitted, such as information about a medical condition, diagnosis, treatment, or evaluation. If you file a submission or any other written information, you must not include any personal information that you do not want to appear on the website or are not authorized to put on the public record.