Royalties

Alberta's Royalty Framework, mineral ownership, and energy publications.

Services and information

  • Find out more about Alberta’s royalty frameworks.
  • Royalties are an important way that Albertans collect value from the development of the province's energy resources.
  • Many significant events that have impacted the province’s energy development are outlined on these historical timelines.
  • The following documents and commissioned reports are organized by commodity.
  • Freehold Mineral Tax is calculated and collected annually on oil & gas production from Freehold Wells
  • The legal possession and the right to win, work and recover specific minerals or resources from beneath the surface of a parcel of land.