Regulatory Updates

New Alberta Energy Regulator Established

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) was officially launched on June 17, 2013, after the Government of Alberta proclaimed the Responsible Energy Development Act.

The AER immediately takes on all regulatory functions previously carried out by the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB). The AER brings a new governance structure that will achieve the benefits of strong corporate oversight and independent adjudication of energy applications throughout the hearing process. Continue Reading