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*This joint PNoA is for four applications and two companies, as it is a change in ownership from one company to the other.

Notice of Application
OSCA Application 1949258
OSCA Application 1949256
EPEA Application 010-00073203
EPEA Application 086-00000094
Suncor Energy Inc.
Inter Pipeline Offgas Ltd. 
Ownership Change of Off Gas Compression and Dehydration Unit (Plant 9) at Suncor’s Base Plant

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) applications 1949258 and 1949256, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) applications 010-00073203 and 086-00000094 from Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) and Inter Pipeline Offgas Ltd. (IPOL), for approval to transfer the ownership of IPOL’s off gas Pioneer 1 processing plant components located within Plant 9 at Suncor’s Base Plant upgrader.

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

Description of the Applications
Suncor and IPOL has applied under the OSCA and EPEA to amend their respective approvals for the transferring of ownership from IPOL to Suncor of IPOL’s interest within the buildings, structures, process equipment, and other installations, in the off gas compression and dehydration unit referred to as Suncor’s “Plant 9”, and to remove the reference to these locations from IPOL’s EPEA and OSCA approvals.

Plant 9 is a compression and dehydration unit located at Suncor’s Base Plant upgrader use to process refinery off gas. The compressed gas is shipped by pipeline from Suncor’s Base Plant’s upgrader to the Pioneer 1 Extraction Plant (Pioneer 1), which is owned and operated by IPOL. 

The compression and dehydration units are included in the current IPOL’s EPEA and OSCA approvals but have been operated by Suncor since the commissioning of Pioneer 1. The location of Plant 9 is in the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 92, Range 10, West of the 4th Meridian.

For a copy of the applications, contact both Suncor and IPOL at:

Suncor Energy Inc.
PO Box 2844    
150 6th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3E3
Attention: Eric Hartman
Telephone: 403-771-1490
Email: @email

Inter Pipeline Offgas Ltd.
Suite 3200
215 – 2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1M4
Attention: Deanna Miller
Telephone: 403-290-6131

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 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 December 22, 2023. Send one copy of your statement of concern to Suncor and IPOL 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 

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 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 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. You can find the application numbers at the top of this notice.

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 specialists, Rachel McMillan (by phone at 780-642-9114 or by email to @email) or Kenneth Yap (by phone at 780-642-9245 or by email to @email).

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on November 22, 2023.