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Notice of Application
Application 1925999
Suncor Energy Inc.
Meadow Creek East Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1925999.

This application has been submitted to amend pilot integrated approval PIA-003 for the Meadow Creek East project under the AER's Integrated Decision Approach.

Description of the Application
Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) has applied under the Oil Sands Conservation Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act to modify the following elements of the project:

  • design of the central processing facility
  • size of approved emission sources
  • sulphur inlet rate for the central processing facility
  • emission rate limits for sulphur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen at the central processing facility
  • maximum bitumen capacity

The project is in Townships 84 and 85, Ranges 8, 9, and 10, West of the 4th Meridian.

For a copy of the application, contact
Suncor Energy Inc.
P.O. Box 2844, 150 – 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 3E3
Attention: Jamie Kvicala
Telephone: 403-296-8072
Email: @email

To 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)
Email: @email

Requirement to File a Statement of Concern
If you have concerns with the 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 January 10, 2020. Send one copy of your statement of concern to Suncor Energy Inc. 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

  • why you believe that you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application;
  • the nature of your objection to the application;
  • the outcome of the application that you advocate;
  • the location of your land, residence, or activity in relation to the location of the energy resource activity that is the subject of the application; and
  • 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, Brayden Twarynski, by phone at 403-297-8662 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on December 6, 2019.
Charlene Graham, General Counsel