Information bulletins

The purpose of an Information Bulletin is to notify industry regarding items such as proposed changes to legislation, regulations or operating procedures with the intent of soliciting feedback; new programs or changes to existing programs, projects, services, strategies or organizational structures; and industry participation in department initiatives.

Information bulletins are available through Alberta’s Open government portal.

Summary of Information bulletins

  • IB 2020-03: Resumption of new leasing for Crown coal rights
  • IB 2020-02: New leasing rules for Crown coal rights
  • IB 2020-01: Coal Royalty Regulation (May 14, 2020)
  • IB 2018-03- Coal and mineral development tenure applications and royalty payments in the event of a postal strike
  • IB 2018-02- Rental default process for petroleum and natural gas, oil sands, and metallic and industrial minerals, coal, and ammonite shell agreements
  • IB 2018-01 Coal and mineral development - online application for Coal Tenure (February 13, 2018)
  • IB 2018-02 Coal and mineral development - online Royalty Reporting for coal (February 13, 2018)

Information letters

Information letters are available through a separate service, they notify industry of legislative changes, when letters are published a notification is sent to the subscriber list.


Connect with the Coal and Mineral Development Unit:

Hours: 8:15 am to noon and 1 pm to 4 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-7707
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]


Alberta Energy
Coal and Mineral Development Unit
North Petroleum Plaza
9945 108 Street *
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2G6

* Couriers, please report to the 2nd floor.

Calgary (drop-off location only)

Alberta Energy
300, 801 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 3W2