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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
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The Natural Resources Transfer Act of 1930 meant different things to different communities
Political attention in Alberta turned towards full equality within the dominion, and with it, control over its natural resources. After years of debate, the Natural Resources…
Solar energy companies are moving on to old oil and gas sites to save money and land
Think back to the last time you moved; did you enter your new home to find it spick and span or did the previous residents leave a mess behind?
The Evergreen Centre is Alberta's innovation station for environmentally mindful energy development
Eleven years ago Doug Kulba, while working as a conservation and reclamation inspector with the Government of Alberta, had a thought: what if technology and innovation could…
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Dipping into the three-layer dip of an oil sands mine
As the weather gets nicer, the sun shines a little hotter, and the country’s public health restrictions slowly begin to relax, one can’t help but have thoughts of barbecues…
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Step back in time and experience Alberta during its first oil boom at the Turner Valley Gas Plant
Long before Fort McMurray, Turner Valley was the heart of Alberta’s energy development industry. Natural gas was discovered in Turner Valley in 1914, and the Turner Valley…