Pigs aren’t only found on the farm; pipeline operators use pigs to keep lines free and clear.
Everyone knows that pigs will eat anything—that’s why farmers feed them slop. Pipeline pigs are no different, except that they don’t have cute, curly tails—they will clean up anything in their path.… Read more
AER book discusses parallels between western and indigenous decision-making models
All of our voices matter. Whether we speak in unison or one at a time, in one language or another, in harmony or in discord, we all have the right to be heard. We know indigenous peoples want their… Read more
A synergy group helps its fire department by funding an incident command trailer.
The Town of Cochrane recently unveiled its new incident management trailer, funded by the Cochrane Pipeline Operators Committee—a synergy group that includes the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
AER video series on resource development now in both of Canada’s official languages
When you travel to another country, it is important to learn a few key phrases to get around. Google translate can only do so much, and if you have ever asked for a “double-double” outside of Canada… Read more
Cleaning spills quicker benefits all concerned, including those responsible
It's rare that a change can benefit everyone, but when it happens, it leaves one wondering why the change took so long in the first place. The creation of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) was one… Read more
Like a detective, Jodie Fedorak pieces together clues at energy sites to see if companies follow the rules.
Jodie Fedorak has lost track of the number of oil and gas sites she’s visited in her five years as a field inspector with the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). From one corner of the province to… Read more