Tips:  Current


Jurisdiction Topic Area Date - Last Published Title Purpose
​​AB/SK/BC/MB
​Reports & Queries
​May 20/20
Changes to Report ParametersTo advise Industry users about the changes to the report selection options for the most commonly requested Petrinex reports.​
​AB/SK/BC/MB
​Reports & Queries​May 13/20
Requesting Petrinex Reports and Extracts​To advise Industry users about the current report selection options for the most commonly requested Petrinex reports.
​AB/SK/BC

​Reports & Queries

​April 29/20Volumetric Industry Extract Changes​To advise Industry uers about changes that have been made to the Volumetric Industry Extract effective May 5, 2020.
​AB​Volumetrics​Mar 30/20AER: Reporting Challenges Due to COVID-19 Restrictions​To inform Industry Operators facing challenges in submitting their Volumetric and Infrastructure data in Petrinex due to the COVID-19 restrictions to contact AER's Production Accounting Helpdesk at PA.Help@aer.ca for prompt assistance and/or noncompliance penalty relief.
​AB
​Pipeline Splits
​Mar 4/20
New Waste Location Description for Oilfrield Pipeline Without Reporting Code
​To notify stakeholders of the new waste location ID description created for pipeline oilfield waste activity.
AB​

​Infrastructure​Feb 5/20Changes to the Lahee Classification in Petrinex​To notify Petrinex users that the Lahee Classification field in Petrinex is renamed to the AER Classification, effective Feb 6, 2020.
SK​​Volumetrics/
Valuation
Jan 28/20 UpdatedPURREC at Waste Plant and Custom Treater and Limitation of "WO"​To inform Industry of changes to use of PURREC at WP and CT and the limitation of use of "WO"
SK​​Volumetrics​Jan 17/20Changes to VME0041, VME0042 and VME0010​To inform industry that adjustments have been made to volumetric errors VME0041, VME0042 and VME0010.
​AB​Volumetrics​Jan 8/20 UpdatedAddition of Two New Metering Difference Errors​To inform Industry that the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has added two new metering difference errors to Petrinex. These new errors will be subject to non-compliance fees.
Update: The shadow billing period has now ended for VME0057 and VME0058.
​SK​Volumetrics​Dec 23/19Changes to Fuel, flare and Vent Definitions in Saskatchewan​To inform SK operators that new definitions of fuel, flare and vent that will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
​SK​Volumetrics​Dec 20/19​Allow SK Operators to View Facility Level Gas Plant Information for Another Operator's SK Gas Plant​To inform SK Operators that functionality has been added to Petrinex to allow users the view facility level gas plant information for another operator's SK gas plants.
​SK​Pipeline Splits/Oil Valuation​Dec 20/19Allow Waste Oil Code "WO" to be Used for CTP when Waste Plant is Out-of-ProvinceTo inform Industry that as of November 2019 production month, waste oil functionality "WO" will be restored and available to SK operators who ship oil to waste plants located outside of SK.​
​AB​Volumetrics​Dec 20/19 UpdatedISC and Energy Requirements for Custom Treaters, Miscellaneous and 'Other' facilities​This tip outlines the Volumetric Submission requirements for In-Stream Components (ISCs) and Energy at certain facilitiy types. The tip was updated to include ISC requiements for cross-border facilities.
​AB/SK/BC​VolumetricsDec 4/19 Updated​Access to Gross Volumetric Data (Security Blanket)This tip describes the Petrinex "Volumetric Security Blanket" to provide an understanding to what data is available to non-operators in Petrinex and under the Public Data Access function.​
​BC​Volumetrics​Nov 19/19Changes to Fuel, Flare and Vent BCOGC Definitions​To notify BC operators that new definitions of fuel, flare and vent will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
​SK/BC​Volumetrincs / Oil Valuation​Nov 19/19Purchaser Contact Information on Oil Valuation Compliance and Balancing Report​To inform Industry that purchaser contact information can be found on the Oil Valuation Compliance and Balancing Report for Oil Valuation Errors OVE003 (in SK), OVE005, OVE007 and OVE008 (in SK and BC).
​Public Data​General​Nov 13/19 UpdatedPetrinex Public Data AccessTo describe the results of a Petrinex initiative for providing additional specific Petrinex Alberta non-confidential data to the public. the data will be available effective May 28, 2018 from the "Public Data" website page.                          Update includes new API functionality in addition to the manual "download" process for the Alberta Public Data page..​
​AB​Volumetrics​Oct 16/19Updates to Manual 011: How to Submit Volumetric Data to the AER​To notify stakeholders of the revised edition of manual 011: How to Submit Volumetric Data to the AER (Manual 011).
​AB​Pipeline Splits​Oct 9/19 Updated Reporting APMC Volumes at Out-of-Province Facilities​This tip is to inform AB operators who delivery Crown royalty (APMC) volumes to out-of-province (BC/SK) facilities of changes to the reporting requirements. Note: This tip supersedes the tip titled "Reporting APMC Volumes at Saskatchewan Facilities".
​AB​Volumetrics​Oct 2/19 UpdatedAER Enhanced Production Audit Program (EPAP) - CAI Revisions​To advise AB EPAP users when there is a revision to a Compliance Assessment Indicator (CAI). This tip will be updated as additional CAI's are revised. This update includes CAI changes effective October 2, 2019.