Members of The Oil Sands Developers Group benefit from accurate forecasts and detailed studies that can be used when planning for future economic growth in the oil sands and surrounding region. Members of The Oil Sands Developers Group are also part of the process and are involved in identifying and resolving issues that face the companies and people in the area. It is through these key elements that The Oil Sands Developers Group is able to provide value to stakeholders. To learn more, click on the subject headings below.

Benefits of Membership
Members of The Oil Sands Developers Group
Requirements of Membership

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to non-technical information on the cumulative effects of resource development projects in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Alberta) for use in project applications to the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB). Information relevant to the Social and Economic Impact Assessment portion of an application is available without the need to replicate costly and time-consuming studies and research.
  • Access to information on ongoing studies, surveys, initiatives, and programs affecting industry stakeholders.
  • Access to a forum to identify and deal with issues common to all stakeholders in a cooperative, timely and cost-efficient manner.
  • Ability to participate in cooperative, multi-stakeholder initiatives to mitigate the social and economic impacts of development on the region.
  • Access to public relations, communications and survey material and presentations on the oil sands industry in Alberta.

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Members of The Oil Sands Developers Group

  • Albian Sands Energy Inc.
  • Shell Canada Limited
  • ATCO Group of Companies
  • Athabasca Oil Sands Corp.
  • Birch Mountain Resources Ltd.
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Chevron Canada Resources
  • ConocoPhillips Canada
  • Devon Canada Corporation
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • EnCana Corporation
  • Husky Oil Operations Limited
  • Imperial Oil Resources
  • Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited
  • Korea National Oil Corporation
  • MEG Energy Corp.
  • Nexen Inc.
  • OPTI Canada Inc.
  • Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd.
  • Petro-Canada Oil and Gas
  • Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (special member status)
  • Statoilhydro Canada Ltd.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Total E&P Canada Ltd.
  • TransAlta Energy Corporation
  • UTS Energy Corporation

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Requirements for Membership

An individual, corporation, unincorporated organization, society or government body may apply to the members of The Oil Sands Developers Group for membership in the association and, on payment of the required fees and acceptance by at least three quarters of the members, become a member. Memberships are renewed annually.

Members are requested to provide the following documentation if pertinent:

  1. Project location (township and range)
  2. Preliminary schedule of events
  3. An annual report
  4. Head office information
  5. List of contacts in the company
  6. List of consultation meetings held and planned

Each member is invited to have one representative sit on The Oil Sands Developers Group Board of Directors and representatives to actively participate on any of the committees:

Each company is required to pay a base fee of $20,000 per year in advance for January of each year. An additional assessment fee, calculated using a project type based formula, is invoiced annually.

Additional costs may be assessed for special one-time studies, celebrations, projects, etc. using a formula basis, with prior agreement by all parties.

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