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Alberta new oil royalty formula

Alan R. Webster

Alberta new oil royalty formula

74-04-01 to 82-12-31

by Alan R. Webster

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Published by Canadian Energy Research Institute in Calgary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum -- Prices -- Alberta -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 55-56.

    StatementAlan R. Webster.
    SeriesDiscussion paper / Canadian Energy Research Institute -- no. 83-1, Discussion paper (Canadian Energy Research Institute) -- no.83-1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9574.C23 A68, HD9574C23 A58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19181328M

    The TD report expected Alberta's response to the ARR to be "the next major event," TD economists suggested that many of the review Panel's recommendations made economic sense. Generally, ores of metalscoaloil and natural gasgemstonesdimension stone, construction aggregatesalt and other materials extracted from the ground are considered to be minerals. When prices and individual well productivity decline, the royalty system acts as an incentive to keep wells on stream. Mineral Leases and Royalties Sometimes a mining company does not want to purchase a property because they are uncertain of the type, amount or quality of minerals that exist there. Some states have recognized the ability of oil and gas to cross property boundaries underground. In addition to financial matters, a lease or sales contract can do more than simply specify the amounts paid to the owner.

    Generally, ores of metalscoaloil and natural gasgemstonesdimension stone, construction aggregatesalt and other materials extracted from the ground are considered to be minerals. Some states have recognized the ability of oil and gas to cross property boundaries underground. Inthe government undertook a competitiveness review and reduced royalties, plus added incentives in the form of reduced front-end royalties for horizontal drilling. Some lease agreements have a "waiting on pipeline" clause that extends the lessee's rights for a limited or indefinite period of time. The review, for example, makes but one mention of Norway.

    Note: In Pennsylvania the rules for natural gas sharing change at certain depths below the surface and at certain positions in the stratigraphic column. Regulations governing the sharing of oil and gas production vary from one state to another and for different drilling situations within a single state. The report recommended that the modernized royalty framework be implemented as of January 1,and that any wells drilled before that date pay royalties under the existing framework for a year period. A lease is an agreement that gives the mining company the right to enter the property, conduct tests and determine if suitable minerals exist there. Those price discounts flow through to the royalty payments. Many who speculated on the outcome of the review felt the status quo would prevail when prices were low, but if prices spiked again, the marginal rate would be higher than it is now.


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Alberta new oil royalty formula book

This system will remain in place until the so-called Modern Royalty Framework recommended by the review panel takes effect January 1, One critic interviewed by The Tyee also said that raising royalties wouldn't affect economic activity because the worldwide average government take is already about 60 per cent.

When a company buys mineral rights, it also buys the right to enter the property and remove the resource at some future time. For royalty purposes, net revenue equals project revenue less allowed costs. Wells will pay a flat 5 percent before payout royalty and an increased after payout royalty.

This coincided with a fall in oil prices during the financial crisis of — Effective January 1, the royalty percentage of net revenue is also indexed to the Canadian dollar price of WTI.

Just be aware. This procedure is known as "unitization. With oil prices down 60 percent few if any prospects can achieve invested capital payout based on barrels produced at the 5 percent rate, even with greatly reduced service prices. Mining companies often schedule their equipment and employees years in advance.

Surface mining completely disturbs the land and produces a new landscape. That royalty holiday guarantees companies high returns up front and little for the owner of the resource until the well is exhausted.

Again, nobody should call this file closed until the final royalty curves are revealed. If the seller wants any control at that time, he must anticipate what might go wrong and write a contract that will preserve his wishes.

A lease gives the lessee a right to test the property by drilling and other methods.

Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy Disaster

The lower Crown take at weak commodity prices will be helpful to industry if commodity prices take another dip. The only way to preserve them is to be sure that the contract contains adequate language to protect crops, livestock, buildings, personal property, access and any other desires during the duration of a lease or permanently in the case of a sale.

Oil and Gas Unitization and Pooling Below the surface, oil and gas have the ability to move through the rock. However, there is no definition of "mineral" that applies in every situation, and what is considered to be a "mineral" can vary from state to state and even change over time!

Mineral Rights

The royalty rate should be in a clause below, but close to, the legal description typed into the lease. If you do not have an attorney, you can contact the local Bar Association for guidance. The report even notes that 27 oil sands projects, which inefficiently inject steam into the ground to melt bitumen, may never reach payout "due to excessive cost overruns.

Alberta should copy Alberta on oil royalties

It is remarkable how much positive press the program received considering one of the most important elements of the long-term rate of return on investment was missing.

Lessees will often accept significant revisions to what is contained in their standard lease or sales contract; however, they are under no obligation to grant your requests. One problem that can occur is when the lessee discovers oil or gas but has no way to transport it to market.

If you do not have a copy of the lease, but you know who signed it many years ago, you might be able to get a copy of it online at www. It can also reserve portions of the property that will not be disturbed during exploration, mining, drilling and production.

A project's revenue is a direct function of the price it is able to sell its crude for. Oil remains the world's most volatile commodity. Usually, mineral extraction will occur at some future time.Jan 29,  · Whether taxpayers are getting their “fair” share of the province’s oil and gas wealth has been a matter of intense debate for years in Alberta and NDP Premier Rachel Notley becomes the.

Feb 01,  · Under the New Framework, the same royalty calculation applies to both oil wells and gas wells, so the need to make the determination is now obviated.

The cost component of the New Framework will be based on a Drilling and Completion Cost Allowance (C*, pronounced “C-star”) formula. May 02,  · Royalty Miscalculation Cost Alberta Billions, Expert Says The new formula implemented in made the royalty rate much more sensitive to price, and the new formula substantially dropped.

Jan 29,  · Alberta NDP spares industry, offering oil sands a royalty break. Notley also set a flat rate for new wells drilled outside the oil sands, easing industry fears that a sweeping review of energy.

Introduction. As the title of this report indicates, this is a framework for Alberta's new royalty regime. As the government further develops the new royalty regime, adjustments may be made to ensure there are no unintended consequences to its decisions. Apr 17,  · Should Alberta take a larger share of oil sands revenue?

Alberta's New Royalty Framework sets the royalty rates for oil sands projects. The rate is higher when the price of oil rises.