Royalties

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

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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.