Alberta Royalty Review Panel Public Meeting

Background informationAs the owners of Alberta's energy resources, Albertans are entitled to benefit from development of these resources.In February 2007, the provincial government announced an independent review of Alberta's royalty and tax regime. The purpose of this review is to ensure that Albertans are receiving a fair share from energy development through royalties, taxes and fees. The review focuses on all aspects of the royalty system, including oil sands, conventional oil, and natural gas including coalbed methane.An independent panel of experts has been established to review input from all interested Albertans and key stakeholders and make recommendations to the Minister of Finance. Beginning April 23rd, the panel will host a series of public meetings in Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, and Medicine Hat.Individual Albertans, organizations and groups are invited to provide input to the review. All submissions and presentations will be considered public.You can provide your input by:

  • Providing a written submission online at,
  • Mail to Royalty Review Secretariat, 1100, 715 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2X6,
  • Fax: (403) 297-5238, or
  • Appearing at one of the public meetings hosted by the expert panel.
    • If you wish to appear before the panel to make a presentation, we ask that you contact the Secretariat and reserve a space.
    • Please check the website at for more details or call (403) 297-8173 for the dates and locations of the public meetings and the presentation and submission process.

For more information about the terms of reference for the royalty review and the members of the Royal Review Panel, go to