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Water Not Under the Bridge

AER lays Water Act charges against Tamarack Valley Energy

The news of COVID-19 may be keeping Albertans home, but the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) continues to hold companies accountable.

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Who You Gonna Call?

Need information on energy development? The AER can help, so can some others

If you’re among the tens of thousands of Albertans who live near oil and gas development, you likely know that sometimes you need help getting to the bottom of things. What you may not know is who to… Read more

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The Snow Must Go On

Polar vortex or not, AER field inspectors brave the elements to ensure things are running as they should

Editor's note: With the recent cold snap in Alberta, proving that March can be both a lion and a lamb, we are re-running this story from 2019 as a reminder that

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Caught on Tape

How industry keeps an eye on wildlife

Critter cam

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Paying for the Spill

Journey Energy Inc. has been ordered to pay a fine for a 2017 pipeline spill

An Alberta court ruled on March 11 that Journey Energy Inc. is to pay $125,000 for a pipeline spill in 2017.

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Throwback Thursday: A Night at the Energeum

It wasn’t the Royal Tyrrell Museum, but the regulator’s Energeum used exhibits and displays to tell Alberta’s oil and gas story

Perhaps you remember the little museum the regulator used to run. You know, the Energeum? Simone Marler sure does.

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Man-Made Lakes Mean Real Benefits

Industry uses compensation lakes to create homes for displaced fish

There’s a tonne of science that goes into planning, constructing and monitoring these lakes, it’s very complicated.

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You Got Questions? We Got Answers!

AER EnerFAQs respond to queries on energy resource development and how it’s regulated

If you don’t work in the industry, steering through the complexities of oil and gas development can be like using a GPS device in another language as you drive through

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Keeping the Lightbulb Lit

The AER helps industry introduce bright ideas while ensuring that they’re safe

When a company has a lightbulb moment, the last thing you want is someone to hit the off switch.

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Well, What’s the Difference?

Orphaned, abandoned, reclaimed: understanding how wells are classed

Wells have been on the tip of many Albertans’ tongues as of late.

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