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Notice of Application
OSCA Application 1933361
EPEA Application 001-00475904
CleanSeas Demonstration Plant

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA)application 1933361, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 001-00475904, from Enlighten Innovations Inc and its division, Field Upgrading Limited, for its CleanSeas Demonstration Plant. 

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

Enlighten Innovations Inc. and its division, Field Upgrading Limited, has applied under OSCA and EPEA to further develop and demonstrate its proprietary DSU technology that removes sulphur and other impurities from heavy oil to produce low-sulphur marine fuel. By scaling up the original pilot project to the CleanSeas Demonstration Plant, the applicant can further develop and prove its technology and operational processes, which will provide support for commercial viability of the DSU process. The plant will also include research and development facilities for small scale testing and optimization of individual aspects of the process. The CleanSeas Demonstration Plant is located at legal subdivision Northwest Quarter of Section 24 within Township 55, Range 22, West of the 4th Meridian and will be within the original pilot project footprint. The plant is within the city limits of Fort Saskatchewan.

For a copy of the applications, contact

Enlighten Innovations Inc. (Field Upgrading Limited)
Suite 201 – 1100 1st Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1B1
Attention: Lisa Doig, Vice President of Commercial
Telephone: 403-479-7601
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, AB 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 July 17, 2021. Send one copy of your statement of concern to Enlighten Innovations Inc. (Field Upgrading Limited) at the name and address above and one copy to

Regulatory Applications Branch
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, AB 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 authorizations specialist, Rachel McMillan, by phone at 780-642-9114 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on June 16, 2021.
Charlene Graham, General Counsel