Freehold Mineral Tax Statistics

The following statistics pertain to wells and production in freehold mineral rights, which are rights not owned by the province.

Net Tax Levied (Calendar Year)

Year  Gas  Oil  Total  
2016   $6,301,328.40 $50,971,577.98 $57,272,906.38
2015 $14,504,359.75 $70,375,783.28 $84,880,143.03
2014 $30,601,736.43 $152,493,996.91 $183,095,733.34
2013 $19,666,566.79 $130,337,981.97 $150,004,538.76 
2012 $20,931,414.38 $98,335,834.76 $119,267,249.14
2011 $45,144,986.52 $84,371,298.23 $129,516,284.75
2010 $60,251,675.61 $67,416,140.97 $127,667,816.58 
2009 $77,464,994.59 $58,325,636.47 $135,790,631.06
2008 $197,101,452.48 $102,499,910.54 $299,601,363.02
2007 $184,666,625.63 $66,329,233.99 $250,995,859.62
2006  $256,959,091.46  $69,855,054.87 $326,814,146.33
2005 $262,990,325.38 $67,107,180.51 $330,097,505.89
2004 $220,990,315.94 $57,304,728.51 $278,295,044.45

Freehold Wells (as of December 31) and Production (Calendar Year)

Year  Oil Wells   Oil
Production
(m3) 
Field Gas
Wells
Field Gas
Production
(1000m3)

2016 12,471 7,758,819.8    47,485  14,754,414.7
2015 13,673 9,047,960.4    47,959  15,951,141.7
2014 14,559 9,909,816.0    48,342  16,593,400.6
2013 14,789 9,756,584.1 48,608  16,958,031.3
2012  14,713  9,194,890.9   48,987  18,500,457.4
2011 14,233 8,299,433.2   49,394  20,643,004.6
2010 12,555 7,108,004.8   48,060  22,186,240.3
2009 12,505  7,367,874.1  47,387  23,254,081.4
2008 12,207 7,661,557.4   45,811  25,341,470.6           
2007 12,865 8,317,844.6  44,046  28,204,021.8
2006 13,114 7,689,311.5 41,409  26,570,423.0
2005 12,908 8,109,017.8 36,833  27,255,853.1
2004 12,939 8,536,001.9 32,274  27,134,657.1