How the AER is supporting methane emissions reduction
Reducing methane emissions is a provincial, national, and global priority, and the AER is doing its part to get the job done.
How the AER is working with industry to navigate new methane emissions…
Industry uses compensation lakes to create homes for displaced fish
When we hear the word "compensation," we often think about money. But all Mike Hunka, a biologist at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), thinks about are walleye, grayling, and trout. In other words,… Read more
An at risk species is growing in numbers on old oilsands land
Bison, now considered at risk or threatened depending on the chart you read, once roamed North America in astonishing numbers of about 40 million.
New requirements for Alberta’s oil and gas industry will reduce greenh…
Imagine you're in a game of Jeopardy! and you've selected "Climate Change for $500, Alex." Your answer is: When one carbon atom is combined with four hydrogen atoms, the result is a gas that is 25 tim… Read more
Graphic explains how water is used and conserved in oil and gas develo…
Like canola fields, cattle, and even our bodies, Alberta’s oil and gas sector needs water to survive.
A new AER video explains the link between hydraulic fracturing and ear…
If an earthquake happens, but no one can feel it, did it really happen?
Industry-led program aims to help woodland caribou populations recover
You might've seen them while out on a hike or when flying over heavily wooded areas: long seismic lines or old access roads cut into the forest. In northeast Alberta, these are more than blemishes on… Read more