Video gives the goods on oil sands tailings and how they’re regulated
There are thousands of mines around the world producing everything from coal and nickel to diamonds—and they all produce tailings.
One family-run business has been equipping AER hearings for nearly 40 years
Bert Van Mechelen listens carefully to the woman speaking quietly into the microphone at an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) hearing, not for the details of her testimony, but to make sure everyone in… Read more
Report shows Alberta pipelines safer, but still room for improvement
Pipelines are in the headlines a lot these days as Canadians question whether they’re safe . New data released by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) demonstrates that pipeline operators are doing a… Read more
Emergency Preparedness Week an opportunity for Canadians to be ready
Scouts around the world live by the motto “Be Prepared.” This week, Canadians are being encouraged to tear a page from the Scout handbook and be prepared to protect themselves in case of an emergency.
Have concerns or complaints about an oil and gas development? There’s a process for that
Imagine you’re a landowner and you receive a notice from an oil and gas company telling you they would like to drill a sour gas well on your property. You’d likely have questions and maybe concerns… Read more
As snow melts and water levels rise, Alberta’s oil and gas operators take extra precautions
The Alberta Emergency Alert home page is currently lit up by numerous high-water-level and flood alerts issued for areas in southern and central Alberta. Some alerts include mandatory evacuation… Read more
Spraying drilling waste on fields puts dirt back to the earth from which it came
When an oil company proposed spraying drilling waste on Jeff Fluney’s fields, his response was an understandable “no.” But when the company came knocking again the next year, he had a change of heart… Read more