Ministry of Energy

Sustaining the interests of Albertans through the stewardship and responsible development of energy and mineral resource systems.

Government is undergoing a transition, including ministry changes. New ministry and cabinet information can be found on the Cabinet page.

Key services

  • Industry clients pay royalties and process Alberta energy transactions online with the Electronic Transfer System (ETS).
  • Coal royalties and coal information, legislation, reporting, online services, direct purchase and public offerings.
  • Mineral information related to tenure (direct purchase), maintenances, royalties, legislation and online services.
  • Natural gas royalties and natural gas information, legislation, reporting, online services, public offerings and sales.
  • Oil
    Oil royalties and oil information, legislation, reporting, online services, public offerings and sales.
  • Oil sands royalties and oil sands information, legislation, reporting, public offerings and sales.
  • Tenure legislation, forms, reporting, public offerings and online services.
  • Alberta's Royalty Framework, mineral ownership, and energy publications.
  • Current public offerings and sales of oil, and results of past sales.

In focus

  • Photo of Premier Jason Kenney and his Cabinet.
    Cabinet ministers are in charge of specific government ministries and are responsible for policy matters and issues related to the day-to-day operation of government.
  • Photo of legislature
    Send a message to Premier Jason Kenney, invite him to attend an event, or request a congratulatory message or scroll.
  • Oil and Gas Liability and Orphaned Wells

    Safety around oil and gas sites that are no longer producing is a concern to all Albertans. The Alberta government is addressing upstream oil and gas liability and orphan well inventory.

  • Energy Services

    Land titles, mineral and surface rights, Energy news, bulletins and other energy services.

  • Petrinex

    Canada's Petroleum Information Network allows oil and gas facility operators in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia to report up-to-date volumetric, royalty and commercial information with government and members of industry.

Our responsibilities

Alberta Energy

  • Manages and develops policy for the development of province's resources
  • Grants industry the right to explore for and develop energy and mineral resources
  • Establishes, administers and monitors the effectiveness of fiscal and royalty systems
  • Oversees a reliable and affordable electricity system for Albertans
  • Encourages additional investment that creates jobs and economic prosperity

Energy’s mission is to assure sustained prosperity in the interests of Albertans through the stewardship of energy and mineral resource systems, responsible development and wise use of energy.

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