Review found some decisions on whether to allow an oil and gas project to proceed took too long.
A test case of the regulator’s determination to avoid clean-up costs for energy facilities falling to the taxpayer.
Follows suspended environmental reporting requirements for all industry amid COVID-19 concerns.
Less hierarchy, duplication and more integration as it adapts to 22% less of its operating budget.
Has concerns with Imperial Oil’s assumptions about its treatment technology performance will match actual results.
10,000 bpd steam-driven Rigel oil sands project proposed by Prosper Petroleum declared in the public interest.
Plans beyond the next few years do not meet the AER’s requirements and government policy.
AER is dispatching an inspector to the nearly completed Fort Hills mine in northern Alberta.
2016 decision ruled assets from bankrupt energy companies should go first to creditors, not to cleaning up abandoned oil wells.
Not aware at the time of technology Suncor plans to use and it should be considered.
AER wanted funds from the sale of the productive wells to cover cleanup expenses for unproductive wells.
Regulator rules company didn’t prove its plan to use water cap to contain tailings was a viable enough option.
Operations shut down; oil and gas producer accused of ignoring orders and regulations.
Spill went undetected from January to March 2015, releasing about 1.4 million litres of condensate.
The result of years of complaints from Peace River communities near operations.