The Alberta Energy Regulator is a regulatory body with a mandate to provide for the efficient, safe, orderly, and environmentally responsible development of Alberta’s energy resources.LEARN MORE
The Alberta Energy Regulator is responsible for regulating the life cycle of oil, oil sands, natural gas, and coal projects in Alberta from application and construction to production, abandonment, and reclamation.LEARN MORE
The AER answers directly to the Executive Council (Cabinet) of Alberta through the Minister of Energy, but makes its formal decisions independently in accordance with the six statutes it administers.
The AER’s EnerFAQs were created to help industry and the public learn about energy regulation in Alberta. This informative series of documents provides clarity on important issues relating to the AER or to Alberta’s oil and gas industry.