Regulatory


How does the AER’s new liability management program impact all operators in Alberta?

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 2:02 PM MDT

Three energy regulator experts and former AER senior employees are offering a course to help operators understand the new mandatory…

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Unpack major rules governing liability, closure and reclamation in Alberta

Friday, October 21, 2022, 2:50 PM MDT

A company's financial health and active and inactive well inventory are now considered when the AER makes its regulatory and licensing decisions.…

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‘Defending Saskatchewan’: Moe prepared to take legal actions over pollution laws

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:31 AM MDT

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he’s prepared to take legal action over federal regulations on pollution. Moe says Canadian environmental…

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Directive 56: Best practices for submitting AER applications

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 11:16 AM MDT

New applications to build or operate facilities, pipelines and wells must comply with the Alberta Energy Regulators’ stringent new rules…

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US takes aim at some Trump offshore safety rule rollbacks

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 6:27 AM MDT

The U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday that it wants to reverse some Trump administration rollbacks of offshore safety…

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The need for robust MMV plans in CCUS operations

Friday, June 24, 2022, 6 AM MDT

Written by Brad Gilmour, Peter Ciechanowski and Maruska Giacchetto at Bennett Jones A robust measurement, monitoring and verification (MMV) plan…

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AER’s expertise and experience helps to build a regulatory system that will enable the energy transition, says Pushor

Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 6:19 AM MST

In the Daily Oil Bulletin’s Engaging with our Future leadership series, Bill Whitelaw, managing director of Sustainability and Strategy at geoLOGIC systems ltd., sits down…

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Rising Stars 2021: Midstream company lawyer thrives on intellectual challenge

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6 AM MST

Editor’s note: We’ll finish running all Rising Stars Class of 2021 profiles this week. Today, we profile Martha Peden. When…

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Regulator rejects Enbridge’s Mainline pipeline system contracting proposal

Monday, November 29, 2021, 6 AM MST

Canada’s main energy regulator has rejected Enbridge Inc.’s proposal to fill its Mainline pipeline network through long-term contracts. The Calgary-based…

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New course provides rare insights, tips for navigating Directive 56 changes

Monday, July 5, 2021, 2:27 PM MDT

A new course offers the rare opportunity to ask specific questions and receive immediate answers from former Alberta Energy Regulator…

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Energy regulatory experts to deliver course on navigating Canada's regulatory process

Monday, May 17, 2021, 2:08 PM MDT

Lessons from a new e-learning course on navigating Canada’s oil and gas regulatory process can be applied to all dealings…

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Trans Mountain pipeline operator wins fight to avoid naming its insurance companies

Friday, April 30, 2021, 6:13 AM MDT

The Canada Energy Regulator says it has decided to grant a request by the operator of the Trans Mountain pipeline…

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