In 1914 the Alberta's first major oil field was discovered in Turner Valley launching the province's conventional oil resource industry. Alberta was also responsible for a pivotal event in Canada's energy history in 1947 when the drilling of a successful well at Leduc, just south of Edmonton, transformed the nation from oil-poor to oil-rich, overnight.
Find out more about oil in the overview.
To contact Oil Royalty Operations:
Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax Edmonton: 780-427-0865
Fax Calgary: 403-297-5468
Resource Revenue and Operations Division
Oil Royalty Operations
Petroleum Plaza, North Tower
7th Floor, 9945 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2G6