Utilization of Alberta Gas

  • Robert C. Muir
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law


This paper surveys recent Alberta legislation, regulations and policies with respect to the natural gas industry. The paper discusses proposed changes to the Jumping Pound Formula as method of determining gas process charges, the amendment to the Oil and Gas Conservation Act requiring permit to utilize gas in Alberta and the enactment of the Rural Gas Act and the Natural Gas Rebates Act. With respect to the removal of gas from the Province, tlie paper reviews the policies of the Govern ment of Alberta to increase the field price of natural gas.