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Notice of Application
Oil Sands Conservation Act Application 1949083
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Application 015-00216466
MEG Energy Corp.
Christina Lake Regional Project (CLRP)

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1949083 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 015-00216416 from MEG Energy Corp. (MEG). 

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

Description of the Applications

The Christina Lake Regional Project (CLRP) is located within Townships 76 to 78, Ranges 4 to 6, West of the 4th Meridian and has an approved annual average daily production limit of 210 000 barrels per day utilizing steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology. MEG has applied under OSCA and EPEA proposing the expansion of the CLRP Sulphur Recovery Unit from four sulphur recovery trains to six. The modification would increase MEG’s operation flexibility while continuing to meet the requirements of Interim Directive 2001-03: Sulphur Recovery Guidelines for the Province of Alberta

For a copy of the applications, contact
MEG Energy Corp.
21st Floor, 600-3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 0G5
Attention: Becci Turner
Telephone: 403-212-8786
Email: @email

To receive a copy of the applications, 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

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 notice.

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 December 6, 2023. Send one copy of your statement of concern to MEG Energy Corp. at the name and address above and one copy to either online via the AER’s web-based form or by mail or email:

Regulatory Applications Branch
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 that 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.

We also ask 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 our website at

Submissions relating exclusively to compensation for land use are not dealt with by the AER and should be referred to the Land and Property Rights Tribunal (formerly the Surface Rights Board).

Under section 21 of the Responsible Energy Development Act, we do 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 Act1982.

For information on our procedures, contact the regulatory applications specialist, Heather Slavinski, by phone at 587-943-6540 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on November 6, 2023.