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School of Rock

The Core Research Centre holds one of the largest collections of drill…

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Throwback Thursday: The Flying Ace and His Oilfiel…

Alberta pilots stretched the limits of aviation to develop resources i…

The Flying Ace

A Numbers Game

A look at the AER purely from numbers perspective

This year has already brought us a whirlwind of bizarre, startling, and heartfelt moments for everyone—and 2020 is only half over!

Predicting the Future in an Unpredictable Present

The AER releases its annual Alberta Energy Outlook report amidst an un…

How can you take aim effectively at a constantly moving target when everything around you is shifting faster than you can say “unprecedented times?”

One Act, Two Perspectives

The Natural Resources Transfer Act of 1930 meant different things to d…

Imagine yourself in 1905, when the population for all of Alberta was 250 000, before skyscrapers, grain elevators and pumpjacks lined the landscape, and just as the pro

Oil Sands: What’s the Dirt?

Dipping into the three-layer dip of an oil sands mine

As the weather gets nicer, the sun shines a little hotter, and the country’s public health restrictions slowly begin to relax, one can’t help but have thoughts of barbecues and picnics—burgers, salads… Read more

The Glory Days

Step back in time and experience Alberta during its first oil boom at…

Long before Fort McMurray, Turner Valley was the heart of Alberta’s energy development industry. Natural gas was discovered in Turner Valley in 1914, and the Turner Valley Gas Plant was built to proce… Read more

Throwback Thursday: The Fate of East Coulee and th…

Taking a look back at Alberta's coal boom in the badlands

During its peak years around 1930 and again later in the mid-1940s, the East Coulee coal mining town near Drumheller in Alberta’s Red Deer River Valley was home to over 3000 residents and dozens of th… Read more

Who You Gonna Call?

Need information on energy development? The AER can help, so can some…

If you’re among the tens of thousands of Albertans who live near oil and gas development, you likely know that sometimes you need help getting to the bottom of things. What you may not know is who to… Read more

Throwback Thursday: A Night at the Energeum

It wasn’t the Royal Tyrrell Museum, but the regulator’s Energeum used…

Perhaps you remember the little museum the regulator used to run. You know, the Energeum? Simone Marler sure does.

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