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Notice of Application
Application 1916572
Canadian Natural Resources Limited

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1916572.

Description of the Application
Canadian Natural Resources Limited has applied under section 2.020 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Rules to construct and operate an observation well with no hydrogen sulphide. The proposed well will be located at Legal Subdivision 12, Section 33, Township 74, Range 7, West of the 4th Meridian.

Application 1914288 was closed in error after the 30-day period for filing a statement of concern specified in the public notice of application was over. Application 1916572 is a resubmission of the original application. Because no statements of concern were received on the original submission, the AER is waiving the 30-day notice period, in accordance with the Alberta Energy Regulator Rules of Practice, and will be issuing a decision on the application shortly.

For a copy of the application, contact

Canadian Natural Resources Limited
2100, 855 – 2 St SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4J8
Attention: Marianne Christianson
Telephone: 403-517-7156
Fax: 403-517-7358
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.

Filing a Statement of Concern
Although the AER is making an expedited decision, if you have concerns with this application, you may file a statement of concern.

How to File a Statement of Concern
Send one copy of your statement of concern to Canadian Natural Resources Limited 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

  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 authorizations specialist, Kael Bunda, by phone at 403-297-3578 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on November 28, 2018.


Charlene Graham, General Counsel