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Orphaned, abandoned, reclaimed: understanding how wells are classed
Wells have been on the tip of many Albertans’ tongues as of late.
Colourful adventurer was among the first to report oil in Alberta
The AER makes sure that coal mining happens safely in Alberta
Coal and Christmas have a history: Frosty’s eyes are fashioned from it, Scrooge is stingy about burning it in the office, and don’t get us started on the lump that Sant
Early explorer and geologist George Dawson gave Canada insight into it…
George Mercer Dawson is as unlikely an explorer as one might find in Canadian history. As a child, he contracted Pott’s Disease, a form of tuberculosis that infects the spine. Although he recovered, h… Read more
AER can investigate if companies fail to honour registered private sur…
Before they can turn a drill bit or drive a shovel into the ground, oil and gas companies need permission to use private land.
Alberta may be a producer of rare earth elements one day
Rare earth elements (REEs) have been part of our planet since the beginning.
Canada’s first female geologist to work in the field was a true rock s…
Editor's Note: October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Since 1992, Canadians have been celebrating the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canada’s history.
The Alberta Energy Regulator throws back to construction in the days b…
In 1912, labour crews relied on muscle power alone for 86 days to build Alberta’s first natural gas delivery service: the Bow Island Pipeline.
The AER’s Customer Contact Centre responds to thousands of questions f…
Jayden Skibsted counts down the days until he can crack open another regulatory directive, like a good book, and devour it whole.