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AER can investigate if companies fail to honour registered public surf…
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.
The AER’s Conversations that Matter video series explains what really…
Things are bigger in Alberta’s oil sands: from the giant trucks that are dwarfed only by the impressive size of the mines themselves, everything about the oil sands hap
The AER’s Alberta Geological Survey speaks for the stones
If the rocks could talk, what would they say?
Remembering the rough-and-ready, no-frills inspectors of the explorer…
Back in the “explorer era” between the Leduc discovery in 1947 and the sour-gas blowout in 1982, ERCB inspectors were rough-and-ready rangers who roamed the Alberta plains to keep up with the industry… Read more
Our home through the lenses of some talented AER employees
Alberta is as diverse as it is lovely.
The AER releases its annual supply/demand report
Alberta’s energy reserves are among the world’s largest and include bitumen, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and coal.