Application, approval, and decision information and supporting documents related to energy resource activity. Applications and supporting documents are searchable, viewable and downloadable through a number of systems found on the AER Systems & Tools website. Systems include Public Notice of Application, Publication of Decision and Integrated Application Registry Query (IAR).

Reclamation Certificates

Frequency of Publication
As completed

Alberta’s Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act requires operators to conserve and reclaim specified land and obtain a reclamation certificate. These certificates are issued to operators when their site has been successfully reclaimed. When a site is no longer productive, the operator applies for a reclamation certificate that includes an analysis of contamination and a report detailing how contaminants were cleaned and surface issues were addressed.

Reclamation certificates issued by Environment and Parks (previously Environment and Sustainable Development) prior to March 24, 2014 for upstream oil and gas well sites and other specified lands on private land and the associated file information for the certificates (e.g., applications, reports) are available through ESAR. For reclamation certificates issued by the Alberta Energy Regulator on private or public land on/or after March 24, 2014 submit a request to

To clarify status and/or obtain Reclamation Certificate Application Number refer to OneStop

Request By

One of the following:

  • Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act/Water Act application/approval number
  • Disposition number
  • Company name and legal land location and/or well license number
  • Reclamation Certificate application number


Environmental Site Assessment Repository (ESAR) PDF free self-serve
PNOA- Public Notice of Application PDF free self-serve
POD- Publication of Decision PDF free self-serve

Individual Products

Private land certificates issued by AER on or after March 24, 2014 PDF $30.00  
Public land certificates PDF $30.00