Alt-FEMP Proposals

In January 2020, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) updated Directive 60 and the requirements for methane emissions management and reporting at upstream oil and gas operations. The AER’s Alt-FEMP Proposal Checklist provides information related to proposal submissions.

Under the AMEP, the Delivery Agent will issue requests for expression of interest (EOIs) in the development and execution of Alt-FEMPs. The EOIs will provide valuable information regarding the scale and development status of the proposed Alt-FEMPs. This will allow the Delivery Agent to best deliver resources to interested duty holders and collectives of duty holders. The AMEP will then solicit and review Alt-FEMP proposals for AER approval. Once approved, AMEP will allocate grant funding to those programs. 

Under AMEP, the Delivery Agent Partnership (DAP) is responsible for: 

  • Generating robust program-level equivalence assessments that compare alternative testing results to standard methods outlined in current regulatory requirements. 
  • Improving understanding of fugitive and vented methane emission sources in Alberta. 
  • Establishing processes and documentation approaches to ensure consistent collection and evaluation of high- quality data 

We encourage interested parties to contact the AMEP Delivery Agent should you have any questions regarding the request for EOI at

Request for Expressions of Interest

Calls for EOI for Alt-FEMP proposal funding commences October 25, 2021. Invitations to submit proposals for future, current or retroactive funding will occur calendar Q1 2022. Please use this link to submit your EOI. Expressions of Interest will be accepted until December 15, 2021. Subsequent calls for EOI are planned for 2022 and 2023.

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