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Innovative Energy Technologies Program (IETP)

The IETP was created in 2004 and ran until 2013 to drive innovation, research and technology development the projects report in July.

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Announced in 2004 and fully subscribed in 2013, reports from the 40 IETP participants continue to lead technology innovation in Alberta.

The IETP supports technology development that enhances the production of Alberta conventional oil, oil sands and gas resources.

The following two projects were selected to illustrate examples of innovative technologies, all projects must report for funding.


The program was fully subscribed in 2013 and is no longer accepting new applications. The IETP has provided royalty adjustments to 40 pilot and demonstration projects that used innovative technologies to increase recoveries from existing reserves and encouraged the responsible development of oil, natural gas and in situ oil sands reserves.

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Connect with the Innovative Energy Technologies Program:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-644-3150
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]