Royalty Reports and Returns

The royalty reports and returns have been prepared by the Oil and Gas Management Directorate of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. They are to be used by interest holders to meet their filing obligations under the Frontier Lands Petroleum Royalty Regulations (FLPRR).

Any questions regarding these reports and returns should be directed to the Royalty Administration Group



Proposed Production Commencement Date (PPCD)

FLPRR Reference:

Section: 13(1)(a) & 13(2)

Purpose:

Reports the proposed production commencement date, as approved by the NEB.

Filed by:

Representative (of the first production licence in a project)

Filed by Project or Production Licence:

Production Licence

Due Date*:

By the 15th day of the month after the month in which the project commencement date falls.







Pre-Project Commencement Costs (PPCC)

FLPRR Reference:

Sections: 11(1)(a) & 11(2)

Purpose:

Reports pre-project cost information
Filed by:

Interest holder

Filed by Project or Production Licence:

Production Licence

Due Date*:

By the last day of the second month following the month of project commencement.






Monthly Production and Cost Statement (MPCS)

FLPRR Reference:

Sections: 13(1)(b) & 13(2)

Purpose:

Reports the production and cost information relative to a production licence.

Filed by:

Representative

Filed by Project or Production Licence:

Production Licence

Due Date*:

Beginning with the month in which the project commencement date falls and for every month after that month. Due by the 15th day of the second month following the month to which it relates.

Submission Guide For detailed instructions on completing a Monthly Production and Cost Statement, please refer to the Submission Guide.





Monthly Royalty Return (MRR)

FLPRR Reference:

Sections: 11(1)(b) & 11(2)

Purpose:

Computes the royalty payable for the month and reports the interest holders abandonment & restoration trust account.

Filed by:

Interest holder

Filed by Project or Production Licence:

Project

Due Date*:

Beginning with the month in which the project commencement date falls and for every month after that whether a royalty is payable for that month or not. Due by the last day of the second month following the month to which it relates.

Guidelines For detailed instructions on completing a Monthly Royalty Return, please refer to the Submission Guide.





Payout Status Report (PSR)

FLPRR Reference:

Sections: 12(1) & 12(2)

Purpose:

Reports the interest holder's project payout status.

Filed by:

Interest holder

Filed by Project or Production Licence:

Project

Due Date*:

The payout statement shall be filed not later than the last day of the second month after the six-month period to which it relates.






Submission Guides






* The prescribed penalty to be paid for failing to file a return or filing a return that is substantially incomplete or contains information of inadequate quality to properly calculate the prescribed royalty is $1,000 for each month or part of a month from the day on which the report or return is due to the day on which the report or return is filed.