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Notice of Application
Application 1950272
Douglas Developments Ltd.
Rocky View County

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1950272. 

Description of the Application
Douglas Developments Ltd. (Douglas Developments) c/o Lee Maher Engineering Associates has applied under Section 33(1) and Section 33(2) of the Pipeline Act for the AER to order the alteration of two pipelines licenced to Lexin Resources Ltd. (Lexin). Line 24493-1 is a discontinued saltwater pipeline and line 28350-1 is an abandoned sour natural gas pipeline. The locations of the pipelines to be altered are:

Line 24493-1: 07-33-023-28W4 to 07-09-024-28W4 Substance: Salt Water, 0.0 mol/kmol H2S

Line 28350-1: 07-33-023-28W4 to 06-09-024-28W4 Substance: Sour Natural Gas, 40.0 mol/kmol H2S

As part of its planned development of Waterford Stage 1, a subdivision currently under construction containing residential, commercial, and school land uses, Douglas Developments is proposing to remove portions of the noted pipelines within the Northern half of 04-24-028W4 in order to continue construction of the development. 

Waterford Map

For a copy of the application, contact
Lee Maher Engineering Associates
#214, 11929 40th Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 4M8
Attention: Bill Maher
Telephone: 403-276-2143
E-mail: @email

To view the application 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)
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 this application, you must file a statement of concern as described below. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER may approve the application 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 by 11:59 p.m. on the filing date below. Send one copy of your statement of concern to Douglas Developments 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

April 19, 2024    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 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 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 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 Land and Property Rights Tribunal (formerly the 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, Emily Laratta, by phone at 403-297-4114 or by email to @email.

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on March 20, 2024.