Notice of Hearing
Proceeding No. 1779665
Prosper Petroleum Ltd.
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing on a regulatory appeal of the decisions to grant Licences No. 0454959, 0454960, 0454961, 0454962, 0454963, 0454964, 0454965, 0454966, 0454967, 0454968, 0454969, 0454780, 0454781, 0454782, 0454783, 0454784, 0454785, 0454786, 0454787, 0454788, 0454789, 0454790, 0454791, and 0456119 (licences). 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.
If the request for the regulatory appeal is withdrawn, the AER will cancel the hearing and will discontinue the regulatory appeal.Description of the Proceeding
On August 2, 2013, Fort McKay First Nation and the Fort McKay Métis Community Association requested a regulatory appeal, pursuant to Division 3 of the Responsible Energy Development Act and Part 3 of the AER Rules of Practice (Rules of Practice), of the decisions to grant the licences. On November 14, 2013, the AER granted the request. The purpose of the regulatory appeal hearing is to determine whether the AER should confirm, vary, suspend, or revoke its decisions to issue the licences.For a copy of documents relating to the proceeding, contact
Refer to this notice when making any requests for information to expedite the response.Requirement to Participate If you are not already a direct party to the proceeding and wish to participate in the hearing, you must file a request to participate. Contents of a Request to Participate Under section 9 of the Rules of Practice, a request to participate must be in writing and contain
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.Section 21 of the Responsible Energy Development Act
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.
|February 3, 2014||Final date for interested parties to file a request to participate.|
|February 10, 2014||
Final date for the approval holder, Prosper Petroleum Ltd., to submit responses to any requests to participate.
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 Rachel Ruddell by phone at 403-297-8577 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on January 20, 2014.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel