Talk AER

We're listening!

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) staff live and work in communities across Alberta, from Medicine Hat in the south to High Level in the north and numerous centres in between. AER staff know their neighbours, understand local issues, and can be counted on to respond to community concerns. Talk AER is just one more way that the AER connects with their community.

The AER is committed to enhancing transparency and accountability. Talk AER contributes to this commitment by enabling a space for stakeholders to have inclusive conversations about the development of energy resources in Alberta.

We're listening!

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) staff live and work in communities across Alberta, from Medicine Hat in the south to High Level in the north and numerous centres in between. AER staff know their neighbours, understand local issues, and can be counted on to respond to community concerns. Talk AER is just one more way that the AER connects with their community.

The AER is committed to enhancing transparency and accountability. Talk AER contributes to this commitment by enabling a space for stakeholders to have inclusive conversations about the development of energy resources in Alberta.

Current Projects

  • Alberta Methane Reduction

    about 1 month ago
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    Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan includes four key areas in which the Government of Alberta is moving forward:

    • Phasing out emissions from coal-generated electricity and developing more renewable energy
    • Implementing a new carbon price on greenhouse gas emissions
    • A legislated oil sands emission limit
    • Employing a new methane emission reduction plan

    As the single regulator for energy development in Alberta, the AER is working collaboratively to develop and implement an efficient and effective regulatory framework that achieves the Government of Alberta’s methane emissions reduction outcome of 45 per cent by 2025.

    Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan includes four key areas in which the Government of Alberta is moving forward:

    • Phasing out emissions from coal-generated electricity and developing more renewable energy
    • Implementing a new carbon price on greenhouse gas emissions
    • A legislated oil sands emission limit
    • Employing a new methane emission reduction plan

    As the single regulator for energy development in Alberta, the AER is working collaboratively to develop and implement an efficient and effective regulatory framework that achieves the Government of Alberta’s methane emissions reduction outcome of 45 per cent by 2025.

  • Reclamation Certificate Application Enhancements

    2 months ago
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    As part of our commitment to regulatory excellence, the AER is testing a new consolidated online tool to manage the submission and review of reclamation certificate applications.

    This tool allows us to review applications and make decisions with greater speed and accuracy. The new integrated system will allow us to eliminate the backlog of applications, and better equip the AER to process high volumes of applications going forward.
    As part of our commitment to regulatory excellence, the AER is testing a new consolidated online tool to manage the submission and review of reclamation certificate applications.

    This tool allows us to review applications and make decisions with greater speed and accuracy. The new integrated system will allow us to eliminate the backlog of applications, and better equip the AER to process high volumes of applications going forward.
  • Multistakeholder Engagement Advisory Committee (MSEAC)

    about 1 year ago
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    This committee is made up of representatives from AER stakeholder groups who receive updates and information about the AER's regulatory change and transformation initiatives at regularly scheduled meetings.

    The MSEAC online engagement project is restricted to committee members only. If you are a committee member please click the image or header to access MSEAC project page.

    This committee is made up of representatives from AER stakeholder groups who receive updates and information about the AER's regulatory change and transformation initiatives at regularly scheduled meetings.

    The MSEAC online engagement project is restricted to committee members only. If you are a committee member please click the image or header to access MSEAC project page.

  • Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Tailings Regulatory Management

    12 months ago
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    The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is made up of representatives from industry, environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs), First Nations, Métis, municipalities, community-based groups with a direct interest in tailings management, and the AER.

    The TAC online engagement project is restricted to committee members only. If you are a committee member please click the image or header to access TAC project page.

    If you are not a delegate member of the TAC and you would like to know more about the work the committee is undertaking, please visit Directive 085 on aer.ca

    The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is made up of representatives from industry, environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs), First Nations, Métis, municipalities, community-based groups with a direct interest in tailings management, and the AER.

    The TAC online engagement project is restricted to committee members only. If you are a committee member please click the image or header to access TAC project page.

    If you are not a delegate member of the TAC and you would like to know more about the work the committee is undertaking, please visit Directive 085 on aer.ca