Directive 065

Directive 065: Resources Applications for Oil and Gas Reservoirs

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Release Date: Apr 05, 2016

Released with AER Bulletin 2016-01.

Resources Applications for Oil and Gas Reservoirs

If after careful study, you have a specific question not covered in Directive 065 or available as a Frequently Asked Question, please contact Resources Applications Helpline at

Phone: (403) 476-4967

For specific geological zones within a defined area, the AER may adapt subsurface directive requirements through a subsurface order to better suit the resource development practices being used.

See the Subsurface Orders page for the orders that are in effect.

Within this section





  • Appendix B: Notification Templates
    • Company-to-company notification template [PDF] [Word]
  • Appendix C: Form O-33 - Application for Gas-Oil Ratio (GOR) Penalty Relief [PDF
  • Appendix D: Transfer of Approval [PDF]
  • Appendix F: Enhanced Recovery (ER) Scheme [PDF]
  • Appendix G: Gas and Ethane Removal
    • Appendix G1: Short-term Gas Removal Application [PDF]
    • Appendix G2: Long-term Gas Removal Application [PDF]
    • Appendix G3: Short-term Ethane Removal Application [PDF]
  • Appendix H:Gas Reserve Data Sheet (Form EG-31b) [PDF]
  • Appendix J: Special Well Spacing Notification Templates
    • Lessees and Unleased Freehold Notification Letter [PDF] [Word]
    • Leased Individual Freehold Notification Letter [PDF] [Word]
  • Appendix N: Special Well Spacing Declaration Templates
    • Declaration of Common Ownership [PDF] [Word]
    • Declaration of Notification  [PDF] [Word]