These maps have been produced at the request of the department of energy program areas.

How to Read a Township Map (PDF, 121 KB) will help with maps in this section or see the Interactive maps or tips for using maps in this section.

Alberta Energy has provided this information as a resource for stakeholders and members of the public. Although extensive effort has been made to produce error free and complete data, all geographical information has limitations due to the scale, resolution, date and interpretation of the original source materials. Users are responsible for verifying the data prior to making decisions based on the mineral information provided on this website. Please use the information accordingly and respect the Copyright and Disclaimer Notice.

Resource maps

Oil sands

Alberta's Oil Sands Leased Area (PDF, 2.6 MB) This map shows the total oil sands areas and percentage of the area under lease.

Map of Escalating Rent Areas (PDF, 4.3 MB) This map shows where escalating rent area agreements are situated.

Specialized maps

Zone Designations (ZD) and Deeper Rights Reversion (DRRZD)

Zone Designations (ZD) and Deeper Rights Reversion (DRRZD) Library

ZDs and DRRZDs are used to describe mineral rights for agreements administration. DRRZD allows for petroleum and natural gas rights below the base of the deepest productive zone to be deleted from an agreement and returned to the land bank. ZDs describe specific intervals or zones proven capable of producing gas in paying quantities.


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