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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
Technology
The massive trucks used in the oil sands carry both heavy loads and heavy technology
All of this technology may mean a shift in how the haulers operate and who is operating them, but it also saves money, offers different employment options, reduces emissions…
Environment
How the AER is working with industry to navigate new methane emissions requirements
While filling our lungs with air is one of the most basic functions of the body, so basic that we do it without even thinking about it, understanding exactly what we're…
Good 2 Know
The Core Research Centre holds one of the largest collections of drilling history in the world
Did you know that the Alberta Energy Regulator’s (AER’s) Core Research Centre (CRC) in Calgary holds one of the largest, most complete drilling histories in the world? Almost…
Safety & Enforcement
Low oil prices have companies seeking safe storage solutions.
This year has made us all think differently about the future; from spending more time at home to navigating a world of sanitizers and face masks, we’re all finding ways to…
Safety & Enforcement
The AER’s pipeline performance report is out and it shows incidents are down
This year's report is the fifth in the series since the AER's industry performance program began in 2017. And it appears industry is responding well, as pipeline…