Important dates

The following documents provide information about the public-offering schedule.

Sales schedule

Every 2 years, a 2-year schedule is produced for each posting request acceptance period.

The schedule includes corresponding public offering notice publication and sale dates for:

  • Crown oil sands rights
  • rights for petroleum and natural gas

The schedule is initially distributed as an attachment to an Information Letter.

Read the 2018-2019 sales schedule:

Sales calendar

The same information is also available in an annual wall calendar. It shows public offering sale dates for Crown oil sands rights, petroleum and natural gas rights.

View the 2019 calendar:

Public offering statistics

We provide statistics about public offerings in various formats.

  • 2019 (PDF, 19 KB) (XLS, 42 KB)

Public offering of Crown oil sands rights : average price/HA - Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River area, (1998- 2018) is the open record with statistics for each public offering from 1998 to the present. XLS documents can be found under the related tab.

Fiscal-year summary

Here is an annual summary of oil sands public offerings (leases and permits) by fiscal year (April to March).

Year Bonus Received Hectares Sold Avg.$/ha
2017/18 $52,152,723.94 222,791.986 $234.09
2016/17 $13,273,744.93 55,458.49 $239.35
2015/16 $1,688,367.99 39,909.48 $42.30
2014/15 $24,094,431.58 45,695.20 $527.29
2013/14 $25,101,567.24 96,160.00 $261.04
2012/13 $13,723,641.34 90,385.16 $151.84
2011/12 $78,298,413.54 309,090.79 $253.32
2010/11 $54,927,475.58 365,969.60 $150.09
2009/10 $8,172,731.78 61,256.95 $133.42
2008/09 $214,192,829.81 1,434,248.88 $149.34
2007/08 $502,238,130.40 1,020,964.48 $491.93
2006/07 $1,326,126,813.60 1,494,182.92 $887.53
2005/06 $1,279,784,810.74 741,808.51 $1,725.22
2004/05 $91,549,194.88 291,518.12 $314.04
2003/04 $20,998,281.70 104,704.00 $200.55
2002/03* *$15,476,420.01 *100,319.20 *$154.27
2001/02 $82,118,547.99 289,117.20 $284.03
2000/01 $126,503,823.66 141,679.64 $892.89
1999/00 $89,229,921.99 261,397.63 $341.36
1998/99 $13,329,421.85 169,441.28 $78.67
1997/98 $150,314,491.00 324,796.30 $462.80
1996/97 $72,280,810.98 138,117.68 $523.33
1995/96 $28,152,766.52 130,620.08 $215.53
1994/95 $7,210,099.11 66,113.28 $109.06
1993/94 $425,032.41 2,597.12 $163.66
1992/93 $216,288.00 20,608.00 $10.50
1991/92 $3,945,975.48 30,061.33 $131.26

*Revised March 22, 2004

Calendar-year summary

Here is an annual summary of oil sands public offerings (leases and permits) by calendar year.

Year Bonus Received Hectares Sold Avg.$/ha
2018 $6,351,270.80 25,297.65 $251.16
2017 $51,788,069.98 230,086.46 $225.08
2016 $11,779,836.36 44,152.89 $266.80
2015 $22,912,974.71 61,477.48 $372.71
2014 $4,663,614.30 31,039.20 $150.25
2013 $28,195,948.34 146,814.32 $192.05
2012 $10,707,641.68 78,578.84 $136.27
2011 $104,684,641.78 497,378.79 $210.47
2010 $26,768,573.42 130,321.60 $205.40
2009 $9,910,288.66 101,448.95 $97.69
2008 $288,077,537.17 1,660,093.82 $173.53
2007 $649,727,958.20 1,134,481.73 $572.71
2006 $1,963,041,830.90 1,542,473.40 $1,272.66
2005 $433,093,122.55 355,307.84 $1,218.92
2004 $83,452,577.93 299,198.12 $278.92
2003 $17,771,223.83 64,351.20 $276.16
2002 $24,941,849.76 168,576.00 $147.96
2001 $82,683,554.31 234,525.20 $352.56
2000* *$139,495,210.66 *186,991.64 *$746.00
1999 $64,418,493.23 199,765.63 $322.47
1998 $14,997,957.1 176,453.98 $85.00
1997 $183,287,390.27 366,329.32 $500.34
1996 $43,103,214.30 115,811.96 $372.18
1995 $22,521,152.93 99,167.96 $227.10
1994 $7,454,776.23 66,882.52 $111.46
1993 No Sales No Sales No Sales
1992 $4,162,263.48 50,669.33 $82.15
1991 No Sales No Sales No Sales

*Revised March 22, 2004

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