Governance Body

Regulatory Responsibility

Alberta Department of Energy

administration of the provincial legislation governing the ownership of oil and gas

Alberta Energy Regulator

oversight of energy development from application and exploration, to construction and development, to abandonment, reclamation, and remediation

Alberta Environment and Parks

(Formerly Environment and Sustainable Resource Development)

protecting and managing the environment, water resources, climate change and waste management

Alberta Surface Rights Board

managing conflicts over surface rights and does this by being an independent tribunal established by the province

Alberta Utilities Commission

managing breaches, objections and complaints arising under certain utility specific regulation, including routes, tolls and tariffs approvals for construction of pipelines and distribution facilities