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Notice of Application
OSCA Application 1932942
Syncrude Canada Limited
Sulphur Alternate Collection System

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1932942 from Syncrude Canada Limited (Syncrude). This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under the section How to File a Statement of Concern.

Description of the Applications
Syncrude has applied under OSCA to install a permanent alternate collection system to 12-3 sulphur pit that will be used during sulphur pit inspection and/or repair. This is located at the Syncrude Mildred Lake project site about 40 kilometres from Fort McMurray.

For a copy of the application, contact

Syncrude Canada Ltd.
P.O. Bag 4023 MD Y201
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 3H5
Attention: Nerissa Hernani
Telephone: 825-409-7273
E-mail: @email

To view the applications and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) query tool available under Systems & Tools on the AER website, To receive a copy of the application and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at, to

AER Information Distribution Services
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
Statements of concern must be filed by June 4, 2021 at 12:00 AM or before a decision is made on the application, whichever is sooner. A decision on this application may be made immediately or on an expedited basis.

A person who believes that they may be directly and adversely affected by this application may file a statement of concern with the Regulator in respect to this application.

For more information about how to file a statement of concern, and more information on expedited applications, please see Filing a Statement of Concern.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Syncrude at the name and address above and one copy to the Alberta Energy Regulator.

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, refer to the AER website at

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on May 04, 2021
Charlene Graham, General Counsel