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Dispatches from the Fort McMurray Wildfires: “You…

The AER is accustomed to responding to emergencies such as well blowouts and pipeline spills. But sometimes we’re called upon to intervene during natural disasters, as was the case with the recent… Read more

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Incident Command On Wheels

When a large pipeline has a spill or major well blowout strikes, Alberta needs on-the-go response tools. The AER’s mobile incident command (MIC) trailer is one of the tools we use to ensure energy… Read more

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Coming Together to Go Further

When the world comes a-knocking for regulator expertise, the AER opens…

When energy regulation began in Alberta almost 80 years ago, it had no environmental specialists, hearing commissioners, or engagement experts—they came much later as the organization adapted and… Read more

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Dispatches from the Fort McMurray wildfires

The AER is accustomed to responding to emergencies such as well blowouts and pipeline spills. But sometimes we’re called upon to intervene during natural disasters, as was the case with the recent… Read more

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Leader of the Pack

Rondine Cabot’s story represents one of the 11,216 inspec­tions the AER conducted in fiscal 2015-16. AER staff wield significant power when it comes to ensuring Alberta’s energy industry follows the… Read more

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Shining a Light on Industry and the AER

Regulating an industry is about more than having tough rules in place; it’s also about communicating how those rules are being enforced. The AER’s compliance dashboard aims to do just that. Created… Read more

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