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16
October
2017

Assessing the Impact

EIAs play an important role in how the AER protects the environment

The environment is a hot topic (and that’s not just a global warming pun). Canadians care deeply about how oil and gas development will affect the environment and their safety, and rightly
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10
October
2017

This Little Piggy Went to Pipeline

Pigs aren’t only found on the farm; pipeline operators use pigs to keep lines free and clear.

  The 411 on pipelines The AER recently released a pipeline performance report to highlight company pipeline performance statistics to ensure that companies are being held accountable
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02
October
2017

Some Superheroes are Automated, Not Animated

How automation is saving the day at the AER

Tara Mulrooney and Paul Ferensowicz Depositing money at the bank, checking into a flight, or placing an order at McDonalds —what doesn’t have an automated kiosk these days? Well,
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25
September
2017

When Voices Matter

AER book discusses parallels between western and indigenous decision-making models

Jason Veness, senior advisor, Indigenous Engagement, has his face painted with red ochre during the ceremony. All of our voices matter. Whether we speak in unison or one at a time, in one
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25
September
2017

Emergency Response Goes Mobile in Cochrane

A synergy group helps its fire department by funding an incident command trailer.

The Town of Cochrane recently unveiled its new incident management trailer, funded by the Cochrane Pipeline Operators Committee—a synergy group that includes the Alberta Energy Regulator
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18
September
2017

Conversations About Energy en Français

AER video series on resource development now in both of Canada’s official languages

  French Version When you travel to another country, it is important to learn a few key phrases to get around. Google translate can only do so much, and if you have ever asked for a
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12
September
2017

When Everyone Wins

Cleaning spills quicker benefits all concerned, including those responsible

It's rare that a change can benefit everyone, but when it happens, it leaves one wondering why the change took so long in the first place. The creation of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)
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05
September
2017

Through an Inspector’s Eyes

Like a detective, Jodie Fedorak pieces together clues at energy sites to see if companies follow the rules.

Jodie Fedorak has lost track of the number of oil and gas sites she’s visited in her five years as a field inspector with the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). From one corner of the province to
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28
August
2017

And the Survey Says …

The results are in on the AER’s 2017 public opinion research

We know it matters what people think. On a daily basis, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) staff are in contact with people who call Alberta home: landowners, municipalities, industry, indigenous
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21
August
2017

Building Tomorrow Together

AER looks to strengthen relationships with indigenous communities

Dr. Reg Crow Shoe and AER’s president and CEO Jim Ellis at a ceremony at AER’s Govier Hall in January 2017. As a country, we’re gaining a greater understanding of the
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