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Notice of Application
Directive 065 Application 1933368
EPEA Applications 00000347-016, 00010940-005, 00001814-006, and 00011561-003
Water Act Applications 00031780-004, 00031781-004, 00031782-004, 00031783-004, 00030067-004, and 00030068-004
ACCEL Energy Canada Limited
Judy Creek and South Hills Projects

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Directive 065: Resources Applications for Oil and Gas Reservoirs (Directive 065) application 1933368 , Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) applications 00000347-016, 00010940-005, 00001814-006, and 00011561-003, and Water Act (WA) applications 00031780-004, 00031781-004, 00031782-004, 00031783-004, 00030067-004, and 00030068-004.

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

ACCEL Energy Canada Limited has applied to transfer scheme approvals, EPEA approval and Code of Practice registrations, and WA approval and licences, associated with the Judy Creek and South Swan Hills projects (see table for application numbers) to Conifer Energy Inc. The affected lands are located as follows:

NE 25-64-11-W5M
NW 6-64-10-W5M
SE 30-65-10-W5M
SW 20-63-11-W5M


Approval/Licence Nos.

Directive 065

12014, 5963, 10269, 10291


347-03-00, 10940-01-00, 1814-02-00, 11561-01-00


00031780-00-00, 00031781-00-00, 00031782-00-00, 00031783-00-00, 00030067-00-00, 00030068-00-00

For a copy of the applications, contact

ACCEL Energy Canada Limited
Suite 2500, 700 – 9 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 3V4
Attention: Gerry Zulyniak
Telephone: 403-614-2237 
E-mail: @email

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 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 the filing date below.

July 17, 2021                              Final date to file a statement of concern.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to ACCEL Energy Canada 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 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 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 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 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 regulatory applications specialist, Arjun Chowdhury, by phone at 780-642-9213 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on June 17, 2021.
Charlene Graham, General Counsel