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OUTCOME 1: Reduce and prevent gas venting from all sources associated with heavy oil and bitumen operations in the Peace River area.3

Performance Measures Region 3rd Quarter
(Q3) 20171
Change from Q2 (2017)2 Target Target Timeline Additional Data
Area Operator
Reported volumes of gas vented from oil and bitumen batteries to Petrinex.4 Vented values are reported here in units of 1000 cubic metres (103 m3). Peace River Area 50.6 103m3
(0.55 103m3/d)

+ 48.82%
(+ 0.18 103m3/d)

0.0 103 m3 reported venting of tank top and casing gas from heavy oil and bitumen operations August 15, 2014 to
September 30, 2018
Figure 1 Figure 2
Three Creeks 0.0 103m3
(0.00 103m3/d)
No change
August 15, 2014 Figure 3 Figure 7
Reno 0.00 103m3
(0.00 103m3/d)
100%
(- 0.001 103m3/d)
August 15, 2014 Figure 4 Figure 8
Seal Lake 50.6 103m3
(0.55 103m3/d)
48.8%
( 0.18 103m3/d)
September 30, 2018 Figure 5 Figure 9
Walrus 0.0 103m3
(0.00 103m3/d)
No change
(0.0 103m3/d)
October 1, 2015 Figure 6 Figure 10

Third Party audit/reporting of total leak volume on an annual survey. (Average leak volume (103m3) by site per area.) Peace River Area
(Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake and Walrus)

Proposed reporting requirement in draft directive Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area (See appendix 4, "Annual FEMP Analysis Report") – may be included as a future performance measure


Average monthly leaks by facility (operator and area basis) Peace River Area
(Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake and Walrus)

Proposed reporting requirement in draft directive Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area (See appendix 2, "Monthly Leak Report Form") – may be included as a future performance measure


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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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OUTCOME 2: Reduce flaring and incineration of gas associated with heavy oil and bitumen operations in the Peace River area.

Performance Measures Region 3rd Quarter
(Q3) 20171
Change from Q2 (2017)2 Target Target Timeline Additional Data
Area Operator
Percentage of nonroutine flaring by operator (per cent of total produced gas on site) Peace River Area (Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus) Directive 084, Effective April 1, 2017 introduces new limitations on nonroutine flaring. Starting March 1, 2019, a licensee’s nonroutine flaring volumes must not exceed 3.0 per cent of its total gas production volumes in any calendar year. Fuel gas used for pilots or flare system purge is excluded from this calculation.

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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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OUTCOME 3: Increase conservation of gas in the Peace River area from heavy oil and bitumen operations.

Performance Measures Region 3rd Quarter
(Q3) 20171
Change from Q2(2017)2 Target Target Timeline Additional Data
Area Operator

Per cent of gas conserved in the Peace River area (based on Petrinex4 data)

Gas Conservation Calculation:

Produced - Flared5 - Vented X100%
Produced
Peace River Area 78.15%  -1.64% 95 per cent across the entire Peace River area (Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus) September 30, 2018 Figure 11 Figure 12
Three Creeks 85.77%  -0.16% September 30, 2018 Figure 14 Figure 13
Reno 97.68%  -1.68% December 31, 2017
Seal Lake 87.06%  -1.82% September 30, 2018
Walrus 26.20%  -11.24% September 30, 2018

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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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OUTCOME 4: Reduction of odour events6 to the residents of the Peace River area.

Performance Measures Region 3rd Quarter
(Q3) 20171
Change from Q2 (2017)2 Target Target Timeline Additional Data
Area Operator
Percentage of inspections deemed compliant with Peace River recommendations (1, 2, and 3) Peace River area – Recommendation 1 100%7 No change8 100% 1a: August 15, 2014
1b: May 15, 2014
Attachment 1
Peace River area – Recommendation 2 100%7 No change8 100% August 15, 2014, to September 30, 2018
Peace River area – Recommendation 3 100%7 No change8 100% January 15, 2014, to September 30, 2018

Percentage of inspections deemed compliant with Directive 060 offensive off-lease odour requirements Peace River Area 100%7 No change8 100% May 15, 2014 Attachment 1

Odours and emissions complaints reported to the AER in the Peace River area Peace River Area 1 (Year-to-date: 3) (-1) Decreasing levels of odours and emissions complaints December 31, 2015 Figure 15
Three Creeks 1 (Year-to-date: 3) (-1)
Reno 0 (Year-to-date: 0) No change (0)
Seal Lake 0 (Year-to-date: 0) No change (0)
Walrus 0 (Year-to-date: 0) No change (0) No odour complaints reported to the AER since 2010

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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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OUTCOME 5: Increase public confidence in the AER regulatory system in the Peace River area.

Performance Measures Region Peace River area resident survey
Peace River area resident survey
Peace River Area 2016 AER Peace River Survey

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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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OUTCOME 6: Meet regional targets in the Peace River area.

Performance Measures Region 3rd Quarter
(Q3) 20171
Change from Previous Month2 Target Target Timeline Additional Data
Area Operator
99th percentile9 of monthly one-hour measurements of total hydrocarbon Three Creeks 842 station 2.10 ppm (July2017)
2.18 ppm (August 2017)
2.20 ppm (Sept 2017)
+ 0.07 ppm
+ 0.18 ppm
+ 0.02 ppm
PRAMP10 to confirm 2016 Figure 16
Three Creeks 986 station 2.27 ppm (July 2017)
2.52 ppm (August 2017)
2.43 ppm (Sept 2017)
- 0.01 ppm
+ 0.25 ppm
-  0.11 ppm
2016
Reno station 3.12 ppm (July 2017)
3.04 ppm (August 2017)
2.70 ppm (Sept 2017)
- 0.15 ppm
- 0.08 ppm
- 0.34 ppm
2016

99th percentile of monthly one-hour measurements of nonmethane hydrocarbon Three Creeks 842 station 0.00 ppm (July 2017)
0.00 ppm (August 2017)
0.00 ppm (Sept 2017)
0.00 ppm
0.00 ppm
0.00 ppm
PRAMP to confirm 2016 Figure 17
Three Creeks 986 station 0.00 ppm (July 2017)
0.01 ppm (August 2017)
0.00 ppm (Sept 2017)
0.00 ppm 
+ 0.01 ppm 
- 0.01 ppm 
2016
Reno station 0.01 ppm (July 2017)
0.01 ppm (August 2017)
0.00 ppm (Sept 2017)
+ 0.01 ppm 
0.00 ppm 
- 0.01 ppm 
2016

99th percentile of monthly one-hour measurements of total reduced sulphur Three Creeks 842 station 0.73 ppm (July 2017)
0.60 ppm (August 2017)
0.39 ppm (Sept 2017)
 + 0.18 ppb 
-  0.13 ppb 
-  0.21 ppb 
PRAMP to confirm 2016 Figure 18
Three Creeks 986 station 1.12 ppm (July 2017)
1.08 ppm (August 2017)
3.44 ppm (Sept 2017)       
+ 0.31 ppb 
-  0.04 ppb 
+ 2.36 ppb              
2016
Reno station 1.42 ppm (July 2017)
3.08 ppm (August 2017)
1.45 ppm (Sept 2017)
- 1.13 ppb 
+ 1.66 ppb 
- 1.63 ppb 
2016

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NOTES
1 Quarter refers to calendar quarter. There will be four quarters in a calendar year: Q1 (January, February, March), Q2 (April, May, June), Q3 (July, August, September), and Q4 (October, November, December).
2 Per cent difference. The actual change in value is also shown in brackets where appropriate.
3 Peace River area: This refers to the Three Creeks, Reno, Seal Lake, and Walrus areas as identified in the Peace River Proceeding
4 Data queried from Petrinex on October 24, 2017
5 Flare data obtained from Petrinex includes both routine and nonroutine flaring volumes. Gas conservation rate requirements proposed for the Peace River area may allow for nonroutine flaring volumes to be excluded from the gas conservation calculation.
6 Odour events are tracked through the odour complaints that the AER receives and through AER inspections.
7 Results presented are from the compliance sweeps done in Q3 on July 5,6,13,20,26,  2017 and August 2,9,14,18,25,28, 2017 and September 6,7,13,29, 2017.
8 As compared to the previous sweeps conducted in in Q2 on April 4,9,11,21,22,25, 2017 and May 7,10,11,12,26,31, 2017 and June 7,10,16,22, 2017.
9 The data presented is the 99th percentile of the hourly measurements gathered in any given month. Only one per cent of the hourly measurements in any given month would be higher than these values.
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