Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Energy outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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In focus

Taking quick, effective action to cut costs and deliver relief to help families, businesses and vulnerable Albertans.

Carbon Sequestration Tenure Management

For companies interested in building, owning and operating a carbon sequestration hub in Alberta.


Pete Guthrie was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Airdrie-Cochrane on April 16, 2019.

Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Guthrie was a private business owner in the ranching and retail industries for close to 20 years. A professional engineer by trade, he worked for several years in the chemical and manufacturing industries before becoming an entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

Mr. Guthrie is a passionate advocate for Canadian Forces Members and Veterans and an active supporter of civil societies organisations in his community. He works hard to promote local small businesses and their community contributions.

Mr. Guthrie lives in Cochrane with his wife and two children.

Pete Guthrie was sworn in as Minister of Energy on October 24, 2022.