AER can investigate if companies fail to honour registered private surface agreements
Before they can turn a drill bit or drive a shovel into the ground, oil and gas companies need permission to use private land.
A tour through the oil sands reveals that Alberta’s black core is mining gold
While energy extraction occurs all over Alberta, our oil and gas industry’s heartland is within our province’s thick, boreal forests.
Alberta may be a producer of rare earth elements one day
Rare earth elements (REEs) have been part of our planet since the beginning.
The AER gives budget and restructuring updates, names interim executives
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) said that fiscal-restraint efforts have put it in a good position to meet the spending and staffing levels set out in the Alberta gov
New program allows Piikani Nation to carry out community-based environmental monitoring
The Alberta Energy Regulator has partnered with Piikani Nation and the University of Lethbridge to create the Braiding Environmental Knowledge program, which aims to in
Canada’s first female geologist to work in the field was a true rock star
Editor's Note: October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Since 1992, Canadians have been celebrating the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canada’s history.
A new AER video explains the link between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes
If an earthquake happens, but no one can feel it, did it really happen?
AER releases public statement in response to ICORE investigation reports
The Alberta Energy Regulator’s (AER’s) interim board of directors has responded to investigation reports into the AER’s involvement with the International Centre of Reg
From United Way campaigns to river cleanups, AER employees roll up their sleeves
When a young Holly James walked downstairs in her 1970s childhood home in Wainwright, Alberta, she wasn’t surprised to see her mother had prepared beds for two teenage girls she’d never met before.
Dr. Karl Clark’s patent proved vital to Alberta’s energy future
The year was 1929, and as the world entered the Great Depression, a chemist from Ontario was busy pursuing a patent for a game-changing oil sands technology. Although Dr. Karl Clark merely suspected… Read more