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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
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.
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
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.
How Turner Valley gas flaring ushered in an era of regulation
Below is an excerpt from Steward, a book published by the AER’s predecessor, the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB), to mark 75 years of energy regulation in Alberta. This is Part 2 of a two-p… Read more