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Notice of Application
Application No. 1908838
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
Willesden Green Field

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1908838.

Description of the Application
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (Bellatrix) has applied under section 82(1) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act to amend pooling order 461 to say that all tracts within the drilling spacing unit comprising Section 22, Township 43, Range 9, West of the 5th Meridian, be operated as a unit to produce gas from the Mannville Formation. Bellatrix has requested to amend clause 1 in pooling order P461 to the following:

All tracts within Section 22 of Township 43, Range 9, West of the 5th Meridian, shall be operated as a unit to permit the production of gas from the Mannville Group through wells to be drilled in Legal Subdivisions 9 and 16, and from other wells to be drilled up to a maximum of four wells per pool per section.

For a copy of the application, contact
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
1920, 800 – 5 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T6
Attention: Jessica Lowen
Telephone: 403-303-3758
Fax: 403-264-8163
Email: @email

To view the applications and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) query tool available under Systems & Tools on the AER website, 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 0)
Fax: 403-297-7040
Email: @email

Refer to this notice when requesting information for a faster response.

Requirement to File 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 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 July 6, 2018.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to the applicant at the name and address above and one copy to

XinXin Sun, Applications Specialist
Authorizations Branch, Subsurface Oil & Gas
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0R4
Email: @email
Phone: 403-297-8309

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 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 the application coordinator at the address above.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on June 14, 2018.
Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel