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04
December
2017
When driving along the scenic Akamina Parkway through Waterton Lakes National Park, it’s hard to believe early entrepreneurs struck oil in the rustic valley over a century ago. In the late 1800s, rumours of natural oil seeps in the Rocky
23
November
2017
According to Statistics Canada, women “remain less likely to choose a career in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.” Their report helps explain the importance of groups like Young Women in Energy
22
November
2017
Decisions are required on oil and gas development approvals at every step. This can prove daunting for industry, the public, and the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). In response, the AER has adopted an approach that allows it to accept integrated
16
October
2017
The environment is a hot topic (and that’s not just a global warming pun). Canadians care deeply about how oil and gas development will affect the environment and their safety, and rightly so. However, what many don’t know is that
08
August
2017
‘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 would be possible without natural gas
27
June
2017
Like many corporate entities, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) gives a yearly account of its activities. Today we did just that, releasing our 2016/17 annual report. Through stories, videos, graphics, and balance sheets, the AER’s annual
12
June
2017
If you’ve visited a home improvement store recently, you know there are a lot of high-efficiency products out there—washers and dryers, furnaces, water heaters, and even light bulbs—that promise to save energy and money. But
06
June
2017
Alberta’s NHL teams may not hoist the Stanley Cup this year, but the province isn’t being shutout elsewhere. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) recently won the Canadian Public Relations Society’s (CPRS) Gold Award of Excellence
31
May
2017
Road trip season is upon us, which means you’ll likely be hitting the road this summer with your windows down and the radio up! If you’re driving in Alberta, you can’t help but notice the plethora of pump jacks that pepper the