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A court date is set for two pipeline spills
Journey Energy Inc. will be going to court on August 19 for two pipeline spills that entered a waterbody and killed several animals.
AER lays charges that result in money for wildlife protection in Alber…
Syncrude will pay $2.75 million in penalties after it pled guilty to a charge of failing to store a hazardous substance in a manner that ensures that it does not come into direct contact with, or cont… Read more
The AER seeks ways to make the regulatory system more agile
Since being created in 2013, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has focussed on doing things better: better processes that make our system stronger; better requirements that keep pace with innovati
Guilty plea lands Nexen $460 000 penalty for Long Lake pipeline spill
Nexen has been ordered to pay $460 000 as a result of a July 2015 spill from a pipeline associated with the company’s Long Lake oil sands facility.
Proposed methane reduction requirements open for public comment
The Alberta government today announced draft requirements to reduce methane emissions. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is inviting public feedback on these requirements starting April 24, 2018.The… Read more
Safety concerns prompt AER to deny company’s bid to drill sour wells
Simply put, if the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) believes a company can’t operate a well safely, we won’t grant it a licence. This week, the AER made good on that commitment by denying Bashaw Oil Cor… Read more