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Oil Legislation, Guidelines and Policies

Information in this section helps industry follow the required legislation; it includes guidelines and Information bulletins.

Services and information

The following acts and regulations must be followed for Alberta oil development.

The following guidelines assist energy industry participants with natural resource development.

The province provides the energy industry information through varied sources such as information bulletins and letters.


This listing of legislation and guidelines provides industry with the information they require to develop oil in Alberta. Information letters ensure that industry is informed of legislative changes, a subscriber list is notified with each information letter published. Information bulletins provide details to accomplish tasks.


Connect with Oil Royalty Operations:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-8050
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

Alberta Energy
Resource Revenue and Operations Division
Oil Royalty Operations
Petroleum Plaza, North Tower
7th Floor, 9945 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2G6