About Tenure

Tenure FAQs, forms and reporting

Tenure forms and FAQs have been converted to guides and are now availabe in ETS support and online learning.

Soldier Settlement Board

Veterans returning from World War one were awarded surface title land rights under the Soldier Settlement Board (SSB) in 1917. In 2001, Alberta Justice filed a Statement of Claim on behalf of Alberta Energy for the SSB minerals and revenues earned by Canada on those minerals since October 1, 1930, the effective date of the Natural Resources Transfer Act (NRTA). The agreement between Alberta and Natural Resources Canada was settled on April 1, 2010. Read more


This a valuable section outlining current statistics regarding well licenses, mineral rights in Alberta, and much more. Read more

Tenure Administration

A brief introduction to petroleum and natural gas sales and other requirements associated with holding Crown petroleum and natural gas rights. Read more

Tenure Glossary

The Tenure Glossary provides definitions for a large selection of terms that appear in Tenure legislation and in guides, forms and documents in this site. Read more