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News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 12, 2020  

Alberta ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

Will be folded into other departments or the current Emissions Reduction Alberta.

News Energy General
May 28, 2020  

Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

Review found some decisions on whether to allow an oil and gas project to proceed took too long.

News Energy General
May 15, 2020  

AER blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

A test case of the regulator’s determination to avoid clean-up costs for energy facilities falling to the taxpayer.

News Energy General Sustainability
May 7, 2020  

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands

Follows suspended environmental reporting requirements for all industry amid COVID-19 concerns.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 22, 2020  

Alberta Energy Regulator laying off staff, restructuring

Less hierarchy, duplication and more integration as it adapts to 22% less of its operating budget.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
July 16, 2018  

Imperial Oil’s Kearl oil sands tailings plan wins conditional AER approval

Has concerns with Imperial Oil’s assumptions about its treatment technology performance will match actual results.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 13, 2018  

Alberta oil sands project wins regulator approval despite Indigenous objections

10,000 bpd steam-driven Rigel oil sands project proposed by Prosper Petroleum declared in the public interest.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 23, 2018  

Oil sands tailings pond approval terms shortened for former Shell facilities

Plans beyond the next few years do not meet the AER’s requirements and government policy.