Legal Header

Project Application

Notice of Application
Application 18.M.003
Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Transfer of Ownership

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 18.M.003.

This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under the section “How to File a Statement of Concern.”

Description of the Application
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. has applied under the Public Lands Act to transfer ownership of disposition PLA090834 from Midlake Oil & Gas Limited. The disposition covers the following quarter sections in Township 78, Range 12, West of the Sixth Meridian: SW- and NW-3; SW- and NW-10; SW- and NW-15; SE-, SW-, and NE-22; NW-23; SW-26; SE- and NE-27.
For a copy of the application, contact
Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Suite 100, 600 – 3 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 0G5
Attention: Wanda Hiebert
Telephone: 403-5213-7278
Email: whiebert@birchcliffenergy.com  

Or you can submit an information request, as outlined at www1.aer.ca/ProductCatalogue/‌ordering.html, to
AER Order Fulfillment
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 0)
Fax: 403-297-7040
Email: InformationRequest@aer.ca

Refer to this notice when requesting information for a faster 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 further notification.

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 August 3, 2018.
Send one copy of your statement of concern to Birchcliff Energy Ltd. at the name and address above and one copy to
Authorizations Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4
Fax: 403-297-7336
Email: SOC@aer.ca

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 application; and
  5. your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and email address or, if you do not have an email address, your fax number.

The AER also requests that you include the application number in your statement of concern.

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, Nicole McCulloch, by phone at 780-641-9039 or by email to nicole.mcculloch@aer.ca.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on July 4, 2018.
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel