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Stories With Energy

Regulating energy development in Alberta is multifaceted and complex. We are passionate about telling the stories of how our work is done, how far we’ve come, and where we’re going in the future to ensure responsible resource development across the province. This is a selection of a few of these stories – with more to come. 

An AER employee shares her traditions around trapping
How the AER is supporting methane emissions reduction
Reducing methane emissions is a provincial, national, and global priority, and the AER is doing its part to get the job done. In 2020, the AER updated its methane emissions…
Expanding drone technology took flight at the Western Regulators Forum.
The AER and over 50 counterparts from the Western Regulators Forum in B.C., S.K., and N.T, including the Canadian Energy Regulator, gathered virtually to share how Remotely…
Safety & Enforcement
How the AER upholds the law of energy development
The AER reviews and make decisions on thousands of energy development. In 2020, the AER received over 29,000 applications. Albertans concerned about any of these applications…
The AER’s Wainwright Field Centre is closing, but its work remains the same.
The story of the Alberta Energy Regulator’s (AER’s) presence in Wainwright began in 1978 in the basement of an inspector’s home. From these humble beginnings, the Wainwright…
In the News
Tamarack Acquisition Corp. has been ordered to pay an $80 000 penalty after pleading guilty in provincial court to one charge under the Water Act.