About Us​


​Mandate

Within the energy sector, APMC operates as the commercial arm of the Government of Alberta. The Commission is responsible for the following:

  1. Marketing the Crown’s conventional oil royalty received in kind and setting prices used in the valuation of the Crown royalty share of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and sulphur;
  2. Adding value to Alberta’s energy resources;
  3. Expanding access to global energy markets

APMC Roles and Mandate

Governance

APMC is governed by a board of directors appointed by the Minister of Energy.
The directors are:

  • Coleen Volk, Chair and Deputy Minister of Alberta Energy
  • Douglas Borland, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ministry Services Division of Alberta Energy
  • Doug Dreisinger, Independent Director
  • Diane J. Pettie, Independent Director
  • Stephanie Sterling, Independent Director
The board of APMC passed a Code of Conduct for its directors and employees in 2012.
 

Commission Staff

Adrian Begley, P.Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission

Adrian Begley is a practicing professional engineer and brings over 25 years of diverse experience in petroleum, utilities, construction and research and development. Mr. Begley recently held the position of Vice President of Project Development and Execution with Value Creation Inc. He has held previous positions as President and COO of Pacer Corporation, Vice President with Enmax Corporation and held senior positions with Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Syncrude Canada Limited. Mr. Begley started his career with the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA). He has been a Board Member with the Canadian District Energy Association and an Executive Member of the Canadian Chapter of the International District Energy Association and holds a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

Adrian is a current member of APEGA.

APMC Operational Staff

Harpal Brar
Executive Director
Business Development

403-297-5477

Harpal.Brar@gov.ab.ca

Clay Campbell
Director
Finance

403-297-5447

Clay.Campbell@gov.ab.ca

 

Brendan Gray
Director
Royalty-In-Kind Operations

403-297-5443

Brendan.Gray@gov.ab.ca

Terry Rayne
Director
Pricing & Analysis

403-297-5467

Terry.Rayne@gov.ab.ca

 

Expense Disclosure

In 2012 the Government of Alberta mandated online reporting of all senior official travel, accommodation, meals and hospitality expenses. This includes expenses such as per diems, meal allowances, mileage claims, meter parking and bus fares. Personal information unrelated to government business has been redacted.Posted expenses will be archived for two years.

2017 Expense Disclosure

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2016 Expense Disclosure

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2015 Expense Disclosure

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2014 Expense Disclosure

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2013 Expense Disclosure
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APMC financial statements are part of Alberta Energy's Annual Report.