About Oil

  • About Oil - Overview - Alberta is one of the richest oil provinces in Canada and maintains its position as a leader in production and environment technology. Alberta's oil industry is a key component of the provincial economy accounting for thousands of jobs.                          

  • Oil prices and value 

Alberta energy online services (mapping, subscriptions and other online resources)

Oil Legislation, Guidelines and Policies

Oil public offerings and results

Current public offerings and sales of oil, and results of past sales.

Oil reporting and forms

The following information provides some reporting codes and standardised forms for Industry use.

Oil royalties

Oil and Gas royalty calculators

Royalty Framework Calculator for wells spud on or after January 1, 2017 (effective January 2017 for wells spud on or after January 1, 2017 or those approved to opt-in early to the Modernized Royalty Framework (MRF), also known as C*)
A Post C* calculator is also available
Royalty Framework calculator for 2011 for wells up to and including December 31, 2016 (effective January 2011 for wells spud up to an including December 31, 2016 for the Adjusted Alberta Royalty Framework (ARF))

Old Oil Royalty calculators (note dates)

Alberta Royalty Framework Calculator (2009-2010) (effective January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010 for the Alberta Royalty Framework, unless the client chose Transitional Royalty rates for the well)
Original Basic Oil Calculator (used from 1993 to December 31, 2008)