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Emergency Response Goes Mobile in Cochrane

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).

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Conversations About Energy en Français

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

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When Everyone Wins

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

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Through an Inspector’s Eyes

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

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And the Survey Says …

The results are in on the AER’s 2017 public opinion research

We know it matters what people think. On a daily basis, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) staff are in contact with people who call Alberta home: landowners, municipalities, industry, indigenous peoples… Read more

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Building Tomorrow Together

AER looks to strengthen relationships with indigenous communities

As a country, we’re gaining a greater understanding of the challenges our indigenous communities face. We can’t take back the past, but our journey towards truth and reconciliation calls on us to… Read more

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A Virtual Visit to Subterranean Alberta

AGS showcases Alberta’s geology in Minecraft series

Sometimes, our best ideas come from the unlikeliest of places. For Kelsey MacCormack, director of mapping and modelling at the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS), a branch of the Alberta Energy… Read more

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Gas Up for Summertime

Natural gas liquids are your secret summer companions

‘Tis the season for everything grilled—your steak, your veggies, and maybe even your skin if you forgot that SPF. With the exception of your sunburn, none of the grilling goodness that you enjoy… Read more

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Practise makes perfect

Emergency response exercises make sure energy responders are ready for anything

AER requires energy operators to practise responding to emergencies so that when an incident happens, they’re ready. “This is an exercise. Do you understand this is only an exercise?” The words were… Read more

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Burgers, Booths, and Banter

Synergy group barbecue lets industry, residents share ideas and find solutions

For the residents of one Alberta town, the mouth-watering aroma of meat on the grill and baked beans enticed many to escape the hot spring weather. On this blazing June day, nearly 80 people trickled… Read more

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