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Notice of Application
OSCA Application 1935324
Imperial Oil Resources Limited
Kearl ConDex Flue Gas Heat Recovery Units 2-6

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1935324 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited – Kearl Oil Sands Facility. This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under the section How to File a Statement of Concern.

Description of the Applications
Imperial has applied under OSCA to install ConDex Flue Gas Heat Recovery Units 2-6 (Units) at the Kearl Oil Sands Facility. The Units will be used to recover flue gas waste energy to heat process water. This is located at the Kearl Oil Sands Facility project site, approximately 90 km from Fort McMurray.

For a copy of the application, contact

Imperial Oil Resources Limited – Kearl Oil Sands Facility
P.O. Box 2480
Station M, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3M9
Attention:  Stephanie Mahon
Telephone: 587-476-2056
E-mail: @email

To view the application and supporting documents, use the Integrated Application Registry (IAR) available under Systems & Tools on the AER website, www.aer.ca. To receive a copy of the application and supporting documents, submit an information request, as outlined at www1.aer.ca/ProductCatalogue/ordering.html, to

AER Information Distribution Services
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Telephone: 1-855-297-8311 (toll free; option 0)
Fax: 403-297-7040
Email: @email

Refer to this notice when requesting information for a faster response.

Requirement to File a Statement of Concern
If you have concerns with this  application, you must file a statement of concern as described below. If you do not file a statement of concern, the AER may approve the application without further notification.

How to File a Statement of Concern
Statements of concern must be filed by January 21, 2022 at 12:00 AM or before a decision is made on the application, whichever is sooner. A decision on this application may be made immediately or on an expedited basis.

A person who believes that they may be directly and adversely affected by this application may file a statement of concern with the Regulator in respect to this application.

For more information about how to file a statement of concern, and more information on expedited applications, please see Filing a Statement of Concern.

Send one copy of your statement of concern to Syncrude at the name and address above and one copy to the Alberta Energy Regulator.

Alberta Energy Regulator
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4
Fax: 403-297-7336
Email: @email

Contents of a Statement of Concern
For your submission to be considered a valid statement of concern, it must include

  1. why you believe you may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the AER on the application;
  2. the nature of your objection to the application;
  3. the outcome of the application you advocate;
  4. the location of your land, residence, or activity in relation to the location of the energy resource that is the subject of the application; and
  5. your contact information, including your name, address in Alberta, telephone number, and email address or, if you do not have an email address, your fax number.

The AER also requests that you include the application number in your statement of concern.

Confidentiality
Section 49 of the Alberta Energy Regulator Rules of Practice (Rules of Practice) requires that all documents and information filed in a proceeding be placed on the public record. If you file a submission, you must not include any personal information that you do not want to appear on or are not authorized to put on the public record. Section 49(2) of the Rules of Practice states how to apply to the AER for an order to keep information confidential. The Rules of Practice is available on the AER website at www.aer.ca.

Jurisdiction
Submissions relating exclusively to compensation for land use are not dealt with by the AER and should be referred to the Alberta Surface Rights Board.

Under section 21 of the Responsible Energy Development Act, the AER does not have the jurisdiction to assess the adequacy of Crown consultation associated with the rights of aboriginal peoples as recognized and affirmed under the Constitution Act, 1982.

For information on AER procedures, refer to the AER website at www.aer.ca

Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on December 22, 2021
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR
Charlene Graham, General Counsel