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Picture Perfect

Our home through the lenses of some talented AER employees

Alberta is as diverse as it is lovely.

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Back to the Future: How 2018 Informs Alberta’s Energy Outlook

The AER releases its annual supply/demand report

Alberta’s energy reserves are among the world’s largest and include bitumen, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and coal.

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Preparing for the Worst

Syncrude, regulators test ability to respond to an emergency

As in any other day, technicians working in the control room at Syncrude's Mildred Lake oil sands mine check to see that everything is operating the way that it should

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Wells: Where are they now?

AER video series explores how aging infrastructure is managed in Alberta

When we speak with Albertans, one of the top concerns raised about energy development is aging infrastructure and ensuring that land is returned to its original state o

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Doing What it Takes to Keep Wildlife Safe

Spill-response co-op pulls out all the stops when tackling an oil release

If you’ve ever driven past a car dealership, you might recognize this distinct silhouette: an air-filled tube with tentacle hair and run-amok limbs, dancing by the side of the road while air courses… Read more

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Throwback Thursday: Close Watch

The Alberta Energy Regulator throws back to the earliest days of field inspection

From the moment of the ERCB’s launch in 1938, inspectors checked well metres and gauges to make sure industry production complied with the ERCB’s rules against wasteful practices. In no time at all,… Read more

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Watching for Mountainous Movements

AGS monitors mountain 116 years after deadly rockslide

The Tortoise and the Hare, a fable of slow and steady work, is something the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) can relate to when it comes to Turtle Mountain—a mountain in Alberta's Crowsnest Pass that… Read more

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The Language of Chaos

The Incident Command System uses a special language. Do you know what it means?

Editor's Note: Emergency Preparedness Week happens the first full week in May across Canada.

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Our Election Vacay

Resource takes a break as Albertans go to the polls

As one of the Government of Alberta’s many agencies, boards, and commissions, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is limiting communications during the provincial election period, which includes this… Read more

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The Data Deep-Dive

The AER launches a report that gets to the heart of Alberta’s geological plays

When it comes to data, our reserves are deep—but the earth’s oil and gas reserves are even deeper. To help Albertans get a glimpse at what’s going on under the surface, the Alberta Energy Regulator (… Read more

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