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Throwback Thursday: Steely Determination

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.

Where There’s Always an Answer

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.

Going Big

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

Rock Talk

The AER’s Alberta Geological Survey speaks for the stones

If the rocks could talk, what would they say?

Throwback Thursday: Rough-and-ready Rangers

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

Picture Perfect

Our home through the lenses of some talented AER employees

Alberta is as diverse as it is lovely.

Back to the Future: How 2018 Informs Alberta’s Ene…

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.

Throwback Thursday: Close Watch

The Alberta Energy Regulator throws back to the earliest days of field…

From the moment of the ERCB’s launch in 1938, inspectors checked well metres and gauges to make sure industry production complied with the ERCB’s rules against wasteful practices. In no time at all, t… Read more

Our Election Vacay

Resource takes a break as Albertans go to the polls

As one of the Government of Alberta’s many agencies, boards, and commissions, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is limiting communications during the provincial election period, which includes this w… Read more

Throwback Thursday: Isn’t That Appealing?

In the aftermath of the Redwater appeal, the AER recalls a time before…

With the words “Redwater appeal” top-of-mind following the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling, it calls to mind a time where appealing judicial decisions was not only not done, but all but unheard of.

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