Polluter Pay Federation Makes Submissions on Liability Management to Alberta Energy Regulator

On February 14, 2021, in response to a public call from the Alberta Energy Regulator (the “AER“) for submissions on proposed changes to AER Directive 067, Eligibility Requirements for Acquiring and Holding Energy Licences and Approvals, Polluter Pay Federation (“PPF“) made related submissions. We also made related submissions on security deposits, which are more properly… Click here to read more

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Polluter Pay Federation and ALDP File a Group Statement of Concern with the Regulator – Objecting to Transfer of Well, Facility and Pipeline Licenses from Shell to Pieridae Without Related Security

Background Unfunded upstream oil and gas (end of life) liabilities are serious problems that continue more or less unchecked in Alberta. Total liabilities for upstream oil and gas wells alone are between $30-$70 Billion (Alberta Liability Disclosure Project published estimates using Regulator data). Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) Directive 006 requires the AER as the Regulator… Click here to read more

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Regular Webinars? Missing Cancelled Monthly Surface Rights Meetings at Warburg, the Polluter Pay Federation Steering Committee Proposes Adoption of a COVID-19 Approach

The Polluter Pay Federation concept was first discussed in Warburg in June of 2019. Regan Boychuk, assisted by Mark Dorin, was the guest speaker. Mark and Regan will never forget the reception and optimism of those assembled. There was no bickering between those with competing viewpoints or talk about whether or not landowners could could… Click here to read more

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