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Notice of Application
Application No. 1941084
Surge Energy Inc.
Provost Field

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1941084. 

Description of the Application

Surge Energy Inc. (Surge Energy) has applied under section 80 and 85 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act for a pooling order prescribing that all tracts within the drilling spacing unit in the northwest quarter of Section 17 Township 39, Range 2, West of the 4th Meridian, be operated as a unit to produce oil from the Sparky Member through four wells to be drilled in LSD 3 and 4.

Surge Energy has requested the pooling clause that specify revenues under the pooling order be allocated on a tract area basis and that Surge Energy be named operator of the wells. Surge has also requested that all costs associated with drilling, completion, operation and abandonment of the wells to be borne solely by Surge Energy.

For a copy of the application, contact

Surge Energy Inc.
2100, 635 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3M3
Attention: Richard Forrester
Telephone: (403) 930-1052
Email: @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.

How to File a Statement of Concern

For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must be filed by 11:59 p.m. on the filing date below. Send one copy of your statement of concern to Surge Energy at the name and address above and one copy either online via the AER’s web-based form or by mail or email:


Mail or email:

Regulatory Applications
Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Fax: 403-297-7336
Email: @email

January 2, 2023

Final date to file a statement of concern.


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 application;
  2. the nature of your objection to the application;
  3. the outcome of the application 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 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, contact the regulatory applications specialist, Jessica Eslinger, by phone at 403-297-6599 or by email to @email

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on December 2, 2022.