Application 1834466

Notice of Application
Application No. 1834466
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Taber Area

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1834466.

This application is being submitted as part of a pilot to allow applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application.

Description of the Application

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) has applied under the Oil and Gas Conservation Act, Pipeline Act, and Public Lands Act for

  • the construction and operation of an oil effluent pipeline, as well as land access; and
  • an extended approval term of 4 years to complete construction.

The proposed pipeline would be 560 metres in length and would go from the northeast quarter of Section 5, Township 13, Range 13, West of the 4th Meridian, through SE-08-013-13W4M, to SW-09-013-13W4M.

For a copy of the application, contact
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
2500, 855 – 2 Street SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 4J8
Attention: Heather Sampson
Telephone: 403-386-6420

To view the application and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) available under Systems & Tools on the AER website, To receive a copy of the application and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at, to
AER Order Fulfillment
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 2)
Fax: 403-297-7040

Refer to this notice when requesting information to expedite the response.

Filing 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 notifying you.

How to File a Statement of Concern

For your submission to be considered a valid statements of concern, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on August 17, 2015.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Canadian Natural Resources Limited at the name and address above and one copy to
Nicole Jones, Authorizations Specialist
Authorizations Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4
Phone: 403-297-4173

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 e-mail address or, if you do not have an e-mail address, your fax number.

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


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 at the address above.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on July 17, 2015.
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel