Legal Header

For media inquiries during business hours, please email @email or call 1-855-474-6356. For urgent, after hours media inquiries, please call 1-855-474-6356. 

For historical news releases and announcements, please contact our Customer Contact Centre.

Name Description Date
News Release 2020-08-13 Land Petroleum and Bill Fung charged for hindering AER inspections August 13, 2020
News Release 2020-06-23 Temporarily suspended requirements to resume July 15 June 23, 2020
Public Statement 2020-06-09 Temporary suspension of low risk monitoring and reporting June 09, 2020
News Release 2020-03-30 AER lays charges against Tamarack Valley Energy March 30, 2020
News Release 2020-03-12 Journey Energy Inc. to pay $125 000 fine for June 2017 pipeline failure March 12, 2020
News Release 2020-01-24 Public safety around oil and gas infrastructure January 24, 2020
Public Statement 2020-01-21 A statement from the CEO: AER reorganization January 21, 2020
News Release 2020-01-20 Tourmaline, Topaz, and CWC Energy Services charged after H2S release January 20, 2020
Public Statement 2019-10-28 Interim appointments, budget, and restructuring update October 28, 2019
News Release 2019-10-23 AER Executives No Longer with the Organization October 23, 2019
Public Statement 2019-10-04 AER board responds to investigations into the International Centre of Regulatory Excellence October 04, 2019
News Release 2019-06-20 Journey Energy Inc. charged for June 2017 pipeline releases June 20, 2019
News Release 2019-06-07 June 07, 2019
News Release 2019-05-01 Alberta Energy Regulator responding to ceased operations at Trident Exploration May 01, 2019
Public Statement 2019-03-05 Statement from Sheila O’Brien, Chair, AER Board of Directors March 05, 2019
Public Statement 2019-01-31 Alberta Energy Regulator pleased with Supreme Court of Canada Redwater decision January 31, 2019
News Release 2019-01-02 Syncrude pleads guilty to great blue heron deaths, ordered to pay $2.75 million January 02, 2019
News Release 2018-12-10 Panel to address issues from production curtailment December 10, 2018
News Release 2018-11-30 Gordon Lambert to serve as Interim CEO of the Alberta Energy Regulator November 30, 2018
News Release 2018-11-02 Jim Ellis resigns as AER president and Chief Executive Officer November 02, 2018
Public Statement 2018-11-01 Statement from the Alberta Energy Regulator November 01, 2018
Public Statement 2018-10-09 Building a Competitive Energy Industry in Alberta: AER President and CEO Jim Ellis October 09, 2018
Public Statement 2018-08-08 Facing the liability challenge in Alberta: AER president and CEO Jim Ellis August 08, 2018
News Release 2018-07-13 Guilty plea leads to $460 000 penalty for Nexen Long Lake pipeline spill July 13, 2018
Public Statement 2018-05-10 May 10, 2018
News Release 2018-05-10 May 10, 2018
News Release 2018-03-28 March 28, 2018
News Release 2018-02-22 February 22, 2018
Media Advisory 2018-01 AER to hold technical briefing on updated water use report February 21, 2018
Public Statement 2018-02-15 Why we are fighting: AER president and CEO Jim Ellis February 15, 2018
Media Advisory 2017-04 November 20, 2017
News Release 2017-11-09 Supreme Court of Canada to hear AER appeal of the Redwater decision November 09, 2017
Media Advisory 2017-03 AER responding to bird fatalities in oil sands area September 19, 2017
News Release 2017-09-01 Prairie Mines & Royalty fined $95,000 September 01, 2017
News Release 2017-08-03 Syncrude charged with blue heron deaths August 03, 2017
News Release 2017-07-06 Nexen charged for July 2015 Long Lake pipeline spill July 06, 2017
News Release 2017-06-30 AER Issues Order to Journey Energy Inc. Following Two Crude Oil Emulsion Spills June 30, 2017
News Release 2017-06-27 The Year That Was: Five Things About the AER’s 2016/17 Annual Report June 27, 2017
News Release 2017-06-13 Lexin agrees to cooperate with receivership, director pays $175 000 June 13, 2017
News Release 2017-06-09 Guilty plea leads to $925,000 penalty for Obed Mountain Coal Mine spill June 09, 2017
News Release 2017-05-31 AER releases industry water use report to drive improved performance May 31, 2017
News Release 2017-04-28 AER to appeal Redwater decision to Supreme Court of Canada April 28, 2017
News Release 2017-03-22 Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC and Westmoreland Coal Company face charges March 22, 2017
News Release 2017-02-28_2 The AER releases Annual Reserves and Supply/Demand Outlook Report online February 28, 2017
News Release 2017-02-28 AER issues penalty to Murphy Oil Limited for 2015 spill February 28, 2017
News Release 2017-02-23 AER issues Peace River area directive February 23, 2017
News Release 2017-02-21 AER expands pipeline incident reporting to drive improved performance February 21, 2017
Media Advisory 2017-02 February 17, 2017
News Release 2017-02-15 AER escalates enforcement action against Lexin Resources Ltd. February 15, 2017
Media Advisory 2017-01 AER briefing on corporate enforcement action February 14, 2017
Public Statement 2017-01-13 Supreme Court of Canada Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator decision January 13, 2017