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Project Application

Notice of Scheduling of Hearing
Proceeding ID 356
Value Creation Inc.
Location: SE- and SW-10-056-21W4M

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing of applications 1861615 and 005-203303 at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre (Empire Ballroom), 2100 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, Alberta, starting on February 6, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will be webcast at

The AER issued a notice of hearing on September 26, 2017, and has received a request to participate in response to that notice. All parties must be present to register at the start of the hearing.

Description of the Project

Value Creation Inc. (VCI) applied under the Oil Sands Conservation Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act to amend existing AER approvals to construct a three-phase oil sands processing plant (bitumen upgrader) about 15 kilometres northeast of Fort Saskatchewan.

The amendment proposes changes to VCI’s processing plant design in order to produce ultralow sulphur diesel, hydrotreated naphtha, and premium synthetic crude oil with a total production capacity of 173 600 barrels per day.

See the map of the project area for more details.

Where can I find information about the application and the hearing?

For a copy of the hearing materials, including the applications, contact

Value Creation Inc.
Suite 1100, 635 – 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 3M3
Attention: Liming Liu
Telephone: 403-539-4528
Fax: 403-539-4501

To view the materials in person or for information on AER procedures, contact

Tara Wheaton, Hearing Coordinator
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on January 4, 2018.


Map of project area