Alberta Energy Regulator continues restructuring, laying off staff

The Alberta Energy Regulator continues to lay off employees as it undergoes a massive restructuring. The AER confirmed to Global News on Wednesday it is in the process of rolling out its new structure and that has resulted in job…

AUMA wants Alberta to make tax changes to address failing oil and gas properties

The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association is calling on the province to change legislation to allow local governments to collect property taxes from oil and gas properties when they fail. The association also wants the Alberta Energy Regulator to consider unpaid…

Alberta companies face charges after 2018 hydrogen sulphide leak near Spirit River

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 20, 2020 1:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy regulator has laid charges against three oil and gas companies after a release…

Alberta needs better rules to ensure polluters clean up wells: Orphan Well Association

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 8:03 pm Updated January 14, 2020 8:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A group tasked with cleaning up Alberta’s thousands of…

Grizzly oilsands project approved, now awaiting pipeline capacity increases: developer

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 3:05 pm Updated December 5, 2019 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved…

Financial issues continue in AER, environment ministry: auditor general

Financial reporting problems, improper expenses and mismanagement issues at the Alberta Energy Regulator extended beyond a problematic pet project of the regulator’s former CEO, the auditor general says. Alberta’s Auditor General Doug Wylie (right) released his Report of the Auditor…