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Number Name Date
Bulletin 2018-31 Changes to the Public Lands Administration Regulation October 31, 2018
Bulletin 2018-30 New Edition of Directive 013: Suspension Requirements for Wells October 25, 2018
Bulletin 2018-29 New Edition of Directive 020: Well Abandonment October 24, 2018
Bulletin 2018-28 New Edition of Directive 056: Energy Development Applications and Schedules and New Manual October 18, 2018
Bulletin 2018-27 New Edition of Directive 054: Performance Presentations, Auditing, and Surveillance of In Situ Oil Sands Schemes October 11, 2018
Bulletin 2018-26 Reminder of Increased Risk During Migratory Bird Season September 24, 2018
Bulletin 2018-25 Directive 084 Reporting Moving to OneStop September 11, 2018
Bulletin 2018-24 Changes to Three Water Act Forms September 10, 2018
Bulletin 2018-23 Release of the Area-Based Closure Program Mapping Tool August 30, 2018
Bulletin 2018-22 Optional Process for Submitting Fluid Disposal Applications August 27, 2018
Bulletin 2018-21 Coordinated Submission of Related Applications for Oil Sands Exploration Activities August 23, 2018
Bulletin 2018-20 AER Application Systems Restored August 21, 2018
Bulletin 2018-19 Manual Process for Issuing Approvals for Temporary Field Authorizations, Seismic Exploration Permits, and Formal Land Dispositions August 10, 2018
Bulletin 2018-18 New Alberta Environment and Parks Directive About Scour Protection for Pipelines July 26, 2018
Bulletin 2018-17 Change to the Reclamation Application Presubmission Requirements July 24, 2018
Bulletin 2018-16 Clarifying the Difference between the Transfer of an AER Licence and the Sale or Transfer of the Contractual Right to Operate Wells and Facilities July 19, 2018
Bulletin 2018-15 Reclamation Certificate Application Tool Moving to OneStop July 10, 2018
Bulletin 2018-14 Directive 039: Revised Program to Reduce Benzene Emissions from Glycol Dehydrators – Updated June 19, 2018
Bulletin 2018-13 Changes to Geophysical Program Submission Forms June 04, 2018
Bulletin 2018-12 New Alberta Environment and Parks Groundwater Directive for Thermal In Situ Projects May 30, 2018
Bulletin 2018-11 2018/19 AER Administration Fees (Industry Levy) May 14, 2018
Bulletin 2018-10 Enhanced Monitoring During Spring Snow Melt May 01, 2018
Bulletin 2018-09 Invitation for Feedback on Draft Requirements for Reducing Methane Emissions April 24, 2018
Bulletin 2018-08 Announcing New AER Website April 23, 2018
Bulletin 2018-07 2018/19 Orphan Fund Levy April 09, 2018
Bulletin 2018-06 Correction to Bulletin 2018-05 March 13, 2018
Bulletin 2018-05 Tour Reports and Some Notifications Moving to OneStop March 12, 2018
Bulletin 2018-04 New Alberta Environment and Parks Water Directive February 22, 2018
Bulletin 2018-03 Issuance of Subsurface Orders 1B and 3A February 16, 2018
Bulletin 2018-02 Amendments to Well Blowout Prevention and Well Control Certification and Methods under Directives 008, 036, and 037 January 31, 2018
Bulletin 2018-01 OneStop – Water Act Approval Applications and Code of Practice Notifications January 16, 2018