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Rules and Directives

Previously, informational letters (ILs) were mostly used to announce a new regulatory direction or technical requirements. A few of them, however, contained requirements. Although these documents are no longer published, some of them are still in effect. If you notice a broken link or out-of-date email address or phone number, please contact our Customer Contact Centre.

Date Raw Number Name Status Date
19991209 IL 99-06 Conventional Crude Oil Pools Granted Good Production Practice Status

In Effect

December 09, 1999
19980326 IL 98-02 Suspension, Abandonment, Decontamination, and Surface Land Reclamation of Upstream Oil and Gas Facilities

In Effect

March 26, 1998
19980206 IL 98-01 A Memorandum of Understanding Between Alberta Environmental Protection and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Regarding Coordination of Release Notification Requirements and Subsequent Regulatory Response

In Effect

February 06, 1998
19940601 IL 94-11 Good Production Practice Conventional Crude Oil Pools

In Effect

June 01, 1994
19940407 IL 94-04 Storage of Hydrocarbons in Underground Formations

In Effect

April 07, 1994
19940316 IL 94-02 Injection and Disposal Wells [Rescinded by Directive 051: Injection and Disposal Wells and Part 6 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Rules]

Rescinded

March 16, 1994
19931213 IL 93-09 Oil and Gas Developments Eastern Slopes (Southern Portion)

In Effect

December 13, 1993
19930630 IL 93-04 Policy for the Logging of the Horizontal Wells [Rescinded by Directive 080: Well Logging]

Rescinded

June 30, 1993
19921026 IL 92-11 Experimental Schemes - Release of Information

In Effect

October 26, 1992
19910826 IL 91-11 Coalbed Methane Regulation

In Effect

August 26, 1991
19910531 IL 91-05 Good Production Practice Conventional Crude Oil Pools In Effect
May 31, 1991
19901126 IL 90-21 Oil and Gas Development - Rumsey Block

In Effect

November 26, 1990
19900405 IL 90-03 Applications for Special MRLs, GPP, and GOR Penalty Relief

In Effect

April 05, 1990
19880106 IL 88-01 Submission of Mud Log Data [Rescinded by Directive 080: Well Logging]

Rescinded

January 06, 1988
19871103 IL 87-12 Horizontal Wells Conventional Oil and Gas Pools

In Effect

November 03, 1987
19850801 IL 85-12 Oil Sands Primary Production: Well Spacing Primary Recovery Scheme Approvals

In Effect

August 01, 1985
19850101 IL 85-10 Maximum Daily Rates of Production for Gas Wells

In Effect

January 01, 1985
19841029 IL 84-11 Approval, Monitoring, and Control of Sulphur Storage Sites

In Effect

October 29, 1984
19830328 IL 83-02 Procedure for Submissions: Annual Reservoir Review for Gas Pools

In Effect

March 28, 1983
19820407 IL 82-13 Off-Target Penalty Factors for Exploration Wells

In Effect

April 07, 1982
19820305 IL 82-11 Preservation of Archaeological, Palaeontological, and Historical Resources: Policy Update [Rescinded by AER Bulletin 2014-16: Regulatory Document Review]

Rescinded

March 05, 1982
19811211 IL 81-30 Experimental Schemes Involving a Large Array of Wells and Close Well Spacing

In Effect

December 11, 1981
19800916 IL 80-23 Experimental Schemes

In Effect

September 16, 1980
19790803 IL 79-16 Revised Incinerator Stack Exit Temperature Criteries for Plants Processing Sour Gas

In Effect

August 03, 1979
19780926 IL-OG 78-12 Policy on Experimental Schemes - Conventional Oil Pools or Oil Sands

In Effect

September 26, 1978
19761215 IL-OG 76-24 Stack Exit Temperatures for Acid Gas Incinerators Associated with Gas Processing Plants

In Effect

December 15, 1976
19760712 IL-OG 76-14 Drill Cuttings and Core

In Effect

July 12, 1976