How Turner Valley gas flaring ushered in an era of regulation
Once upon a time, in the first part of the 20th century around a southern Alberta town, an industry was born.
AER lays charges that result in money for wildlife protection in Alberta
Syncrude will pay $2.75 million in penalties after it pled guilty to a charge of failing to store a hazardous substance in a manner that ensures that it does not come into direct contact with, or… Read more
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