Ministry of

Energy

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

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 royalties and mineral information, legislation, reporting, online services and direct purchase related to permits and leasing.
  • Natural gas royalties and natural gas information, legislation, reporting, online services, public offerings and sales.
  • 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

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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