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Almost eight decades later, energy regulation in Alberta has come a lo…
For many, the start of a new year encourages us to reminisce about the ones gone by. But for the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), with nearly eight decades of history, this task is easier said than don…
Report shows Duvernay Formation has serious resource potential
The potential is massive, but the question is, can all of it be tapped? The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) recently published an independent assessment of what’s contained within the Duvernay Formatio… Read more
From wellhead to plastics, cooking gadgets, and fuel: five things abou…
When you hear the word “propane,” do you envision the tanks sitting beside your barbecue, or does the term natural gas liquids (NGLs) come to mind? It’s a question worth asking. The truth is, few peop… Read more
While complex, there’s method to the oil-price madness
Seems simple enough—the price of oil, that is. It’s $47.60 per barrel, or $51.98 per barrel, or whatever it happens to be on any given day. It’s often expressed by West Texas Intermediate (WTI) or Bre… Read more
This week 68 years ago, Alberta’s biggest blowout gasped its final bre…
Almost seven decades ago, a drilling rig towering high over an empty field ignited more than just the ground it stood on.
The AER is piloting a new single application, single decision approach
Each year, the AER receives more than 40 000 applications that can include everything from a request to access a parcel of land, to a request for approval to drill a well, to a request for water use.… Read more
More interest being shown in Alberta's mineral resources.
When you think of Alberta’s resources, oil is top of mind. Turns out, though, Alberta’s geology hides more than just oil and gas—word is getting out that gold, lithium, iron, rare-earth elements, zinc… Read more