Overview

The following commodity based data comes from the various royalty reporting systems. Those systems are calendar year based meaning they are not directly comparable to the fiscal year revenue reported in the financial statements (annual reports) and the revenue summaries below.

Data reported on this page is;

  • In the calendar year data, amendments filed by industry are reflected in the year they amend (this is subject to periodic industry amendments).
  • This royalty systems data includes only actual invoice data. (Any discrepancy in the numbers reported is due to rounding.)
  • These calendar year numbers are not reported on financial statements, they are unaudited.
  • Reported each fall.

Fiscal revenue collected summaries

Alberta Resource Revenues: Historical (1970 to latest) and Budget  ($ Millions)
This unaudited data is presented by calendar year, and each calendar year includes any revisions made in relation to that specific year, even if such revisions were filed by industry subsequent to the end of a calendar year which is amended. Numbers updated in the fall of 2019 are bolded.

Resource Revenue ($ Millions) Other Revenue ($ Millions)
Natural Gas and By-product Royalty Bonuses and Sales of Crown Leases
2014/15  $989
2015/16  $493
2016/17  $520
2017/18  $645

2018/19  $536
2014/15  $476
2015/16  $203
2016/17  $203
2017/18  $564

2018/19  $360
Conventional Oil Royalty Rentals and Fees
2014/15  $2,245
2015/16  $689
2016/17  $724
2017/18  $965

2018/19  $1,149
2014/15  $173
2015/16  $167
2016/17  $148
2017/18  $153

2018/19  $160
Oil Sands Royalty Freehold Mineral Tax
2014/15  $5,049
2015/16  $1,223
2016/17  $1,483
2017/18  $2,643

2018/19  $3,214
2014/15  $172
2015/16  $79
2016/17  $57
2017/18  $67

2018/19  $67
Coal Royalty  
2014/15  $16
2015/16  $14
2016/17  $26
2017/18  $12

2018/19  $10
 
Non Renewable Resource Revenue Special Royalty Features
(the Drilling Royalty Credit and
New Well Royalty Rate program)
2014/15  $8,948
2015/16  $2,789
2016/17  $3,105
2017/18  $4,980

2018/19  $5,429
2014/15  $0
2015/16  $0
2016/17  $0
2017/18  $0

2018/19  $0

Historical documents are also available for 1947 to 1954 and a summary of that document with annual numbers from 1960 to 1974.

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Contact

To contact the technical team supporting industry for Alberta Oil and Natural Gas royalties:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: oil.gas.royalty@gov.ab.ca