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Supreme Court rules on AER and OWA appeal of Redwater decision
A long awaited decision has been made, and it is being met with praise from the province’s energy regulator.
AER lays charges that result in money for wildlife protection in Alber…
Syncrude will pay $2.75 million in penalties after it pled guilty… 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