​ Oil Sands


 

  • About oil sands                                
Alberta's oil sands are the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world, next to Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

Industry clients pay royalties and process Alberta energy transactions online with the Electronic Transfer System (ETS).

Guides and training modules for using the Electronic Transfer System (ETS) site.

Gas over bitumen occurs when natural gas pools are found above bitumen reservoirs.

Forms relevant to both oil sands tenure and oil sands royalty can be found here. Forms will be periodically updated as required.

Alberta's oil sands are the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world. This section guides their development.

Public offerings and sales of oil sands, and information about oil sands tenure.

Learn about oil sands royalty guidelines, reporting, rates of return and interest rates.

Oil sands tenure refers to the system through which Crown-owned mineral rights are leased and administered.