AER’s extensive seismic monitoring system confirms “ice quake” west of Edmonton
Editors note: It’s almost time to turn the calendar on 2018 and look ahead to 2019.
AER investigators sift through clues to find what caused incidents.
They wear hard hats instead of deerstalker caps and employ 21st-century investigative techniques rather than 19th-century methods.
AER video series unlocks facts about Alberta’s oil sands
It seems like everything about Alberta’s oil sands is big: big mines, big reserves, big production, big trucks, and big debate.
Reflecting on energy resource development in Alberta for Canada History Week
Science, Creativity, and Innovation: Our Canadian Story—it’s the theme of this year’s Canada History Week, running from November 19 to 25. And there’s no question that from the very start, Canada’s… Read more
Five things to know about the AER’s Compliance Dashboard
Curious about what incidents, investigations, and enforcement actions are happening in Alberta’s oil and gas sector? Well the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has a tool for you.
AGS’s 3D geological models help evaluate Alberta’s oil and gas resources
Geological work is much more than geoscientists wielding their rock hammers for the purpose of academic study. As the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) demonstrates, it’s also about using the latest… Read more
Not so scary: bacteria can be a natural solution for cleaning oil spills
Bacteria can seem like scary stuff. Most people associate it with something that makes you sick, but there are many types of good bacteria out there, such as probiotics that can improve gut health.
CanmetENERGY lab studies bitumen’s effects in marine environments
When it comes to energy development, it’s no secret that pipelines—and the products they transport—are a hot topic. Of particular interest are the effects of diluted bitumen in water, and how quickly… Read more