Bulletin 2016-04

Bulletin 2016-04: New E-mail Address for Oil Sands Mining and Processing Plants Reports and Plans Submissions

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New E-mail Address for Oil Sands Mining and Processing Plants Reports and Plans Submissions

Mar 07, 2016

This bulletin announces that effective April 1, 2016, all oil sands mining operations and stand-alone processing plant operations1 reports and plans required under the Oil Sands Conservation Rules sections listed below and under Oil Sands Conservation Act scheme approval conditions are to be submitted to OSMiningReportsPlans@aer.ca. E-mails up to 30 MB in size can be accepted. For larger files, please send an e-mail requesting another submission method. Submissions should include attachments in PDF that are unlocked and text searchable.

  • Mine plans required under section 30
  • Reports of mining operations required under section 31
  • Geotechnical reports required under section 32
  • Reports of operations for processing plants required under section 58
  • Annual updates of production accounting manuals to meet the requirements on sections 29(2) and section 56

Reports or plans related to incidents or inspections for all oil sands mining operations must be submitted to fort.mcmurray@aer.ca.

Applications filed under the Oil Sands Conservation Act must be submitted to the e-mail addresses provided in Bulletin 2014-24: New E-mail Addresses for Oil Sands Applications (In Situ and Mining) and Coal Mining Applications.

Applications, reports, and plans filed under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Water Act, or Publics Lands Act must be submitted to the e-mail addresses provided in Bulletin 2014-09: Contact Information for New Functions Under AER Jurisdiction.

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Brenda Cherry
Vice President
Authorizations Branch

1 Except processing plants associated with in situ oil sands operations.