Subsurface (Geology)

Information related to sub-surface geology and reserves in the province of Alberta. For more geological reports, digital data, and maps, please see the Alberta Geological Survey.

ST98: Alberta Energy Outlook

Frequency of Publication

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) ensure the safe, efficient, orderly, and environmentally responsible development of hydrocarbon resources over their entire life cycle. As part of this mandate, one of the AER's key services is to provide credible information about Alberta's energy resources that can be used for decision making. The AER issues a report every year that gives stakeholders independent and comprehensive information on the state of reserves and the supply and demand outlook for Alberta's diverse energy resources: crude bitumen, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, sulphur, coal, as well as emerging resources (geothermal, hydrogen, and helium). ST98 also provides downloadable report data for:

  • Executive Summary
  • Reserves
  • Prices and Capital Expenditure
  • Crude Bitumen
  • Crude Oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Liquids
  • Coal
  • Pipelines and Other Infastracture
  • Emerging Resources
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Annual report HTML free self-serve
Statistics and Data XLS free self-serve
Executive Summary PDF free self-serve
Highlights Infographic PDF free self-serve
Oil and Gas Pool Reserve Files (current year) XLS free self-serve
Section Gas Table Reserve File TXT free self-serve

Individual Products

Historical Reserves - Single file (annual, files available for 1950-1999, as ST18, ST18A) PDF $11.00