Alberta Government Implements Production Curtailment Rules for Oil Producers
March 05, 2019
Donald Greenfield and Emerson Frostad authored "Alberta Government Implements Production Curtailment Rules for Oil Producers". The Government of Alberta has ordered and approved rules for curtailment of the production of crude oil and crude bitumen in Alberta. See Curtailment Rules, Alta. Reg. 214/2018. These rules took effect in January 2019. Following an announcement by Premier Rachel Notley on December 2, 2018, Order in Council 375/2018 was issued on December 3, 2018. Amendments were made on December 12 and 31, 2018, and January 30, 2019, by Orders in Council 434/2018, 438/2018, and 034/2019. The Curtailment Rules currently provide that they are repealed effective December 31, 2019. Published in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Mineral Law Newsletter, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1 (2019).