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11
December
2017
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is typically not in the business of cool, but when you take a closer look at what we use to do our job a different kind of story emerges; one of the gizmos and gadgets that could make even the tech-savviest do a
06
December
2017
Companies wanting to operate in Alberta’s oil and gas industry will find themselves being examined through a stronger lens before they’re given the green light to do business in the province. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has
20
November
2017
Whether for canoeing or kayaking, ice fishing or paddle boarding, Albertans everywhere flock to the lake year-round for outdoor fitness and fun. What some don’t know is that we owe many of these beautiful bodies of water to
14
November
2017
The mountain is moving. Likely a sentence you’d rather not hear, regardless of where you are in the world. But it’s a reality for residents of the Crowsnest Pass area in southwestern Alberta, where Canada’s most deadly rockslide
06
November
2017
Calgary’s new communities in the south offer a lot to residents, including scenic vistas and a quick exit to the foothills and mountains. Now residents can add another item to the list: the rare opportunity to witness sour gas (natural gas
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
10
October
2017
  The 411 on pipelines The AER recently released a pipeline performance report to highlight company pipeline performance statistics to ensure that companies are being held accountable for their actions in the case of an incident, and to
05
September
2017
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 another, she’s travelled for countless hours
31
July
2017
AER requires energy operators to practise responding to emergencies so that when an incident happens, they’re ready.