Paramount Resources Ltd is a Canadian energy company that explores, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The company takes part in exploration and production in Alberta and British Columbia. Sales for Paramount's products are priced in a multitude of markets that span the United States and Canada. Depending on the product, contracts can have daily, monthly, or long-term agreements. Assets for exploration and production are acquired by way of royalties that are paid to provincial governments and freehold landowners.