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Notice of Application
OSCA Application No. 1907055
EPEA Application No. 011-00216466
MEG Energy Corporation
Christina Lake Regional Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1907055 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 011-00216466.

This notice sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern for one or both of the applications. For filing dates, see the section below on how to file a statement of concern.

Description of the Applications
MEG Energy Corporation has applied under the Oil Sands Conservation Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act to modify the central processing facility located at Legal Subdivision 2, Section 16, Township 77, Range 5, West of the 4th Meridian (02-16-077-05W4M) in order to recycle excess produced gas back to the field for use at well pad sites. The proposed modifications include the addition of process equipment, and changes to processes within the central processing facility.

For a copy of the applications, contact
MEG Energy Corporation
600 – 3rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB T2P 0G5
Attention: Sachin Bhardwaj
Telephone: 403-781-1027
Email: @email 

To receive a copy of the applications 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 0)
Email: @email 

Requirement to File a Statement of Concern
If you have concerns about one or both of these applications, you must file a statement of concern as described below. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER may approve the applications without further notification.

How to File a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must be filed before 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018. Send one copy of your statement of concern to MEG Energy Corporation at the name and address above and one copy to

Authorizations Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Fax: 403-297-7336
Email: @email

Contents of a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must include

a) why you believe that you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the applications;
b) the nature of your objection to the applications;
c) the outcome of the applications that you advocate;
d) the location of your land, residence, or activity in relation to the location of the energy resource activity that is the subject of the applications; and
e) your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and email address or, if you do not have an email address, your fax number.

The AER also requests that you include the application number in your statement of concern.

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 Brayden Twarynski by phone at 403-297-8662 or by email at @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on February 13, 2018.

Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel