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Notice of Application
OSCA Application 1933137
EPEA Application 031-11115
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Primrose and Wolf Lake In Situ Oil Sands Project

The  Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil  Sands Conservation Act (OSCA)application 1933137 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 031-11115 from  Canadian Natural Resources Limited. The  AER is reviewing the applications.

This  notice also sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern on both of  the applications. See the section below on how to file a statement of concern  and for the filing deadline.

Description of the Applications

Canadian Natural Resources  Limited has applied under OSCA and EPEA to waive the requirements of  ID2001-03 for Q3 2021 and to temporarily increase the daily sulphur dioxide (SO2)  emissions limit of the Primrose North Satellite Steam Plant from 2.0 t/d to 3.8  t/d while they are performing pipeline maintenance/replacement. During this time,  the corresponding SO2 emissions will decrease from the Primrose and  Wolf Lake facilities; therefore, the overall project wide SO2  emissions will remain unchanged.

For a copy of the applications, contact

Canadian Natural  Resources Limited
Suite 2100, 855 – 2  Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P  4J8
Attention: R. Marc  Scrimshaw
Telephone: (403)  386-5740
Email: @email

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

Requirement to File a Statement of Concern

If  you have concerns with 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 June 29, 2021.  Send one copy of your statement of concern to Canadian Natural Resources  Limited at the name and address above and one copy to
Regulatory  Applications
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 that you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the  AER on the applications,
  2. the nature  of your objection to the applications;
  3. the  outcome of the applications that you advocate;
  4. 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
  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 numbers 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 regulatory applications specialist, Winnie Chan, by phone  at 780-642-9232 or by email to @email.
Issued  at Calgary, Alberta, on .
Charlene Graham, General  Counsel