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Number Name Date
Bulletin 2021-26 Invitation for Feedback on New Contamination Management Manual July 07, 2021
Bulletin 2021-25 New Functionality Moving to OneStop June 24, 2021
Bulletin 2021-24 Invitation for Feedback on Directives 055 and 058 June 10, 2021
Bulletin 2021-23 Mandatory Closure Spend Targets June 08, 2021
Bulletin 2021-22 Invitation for Feedback on Proposed New Licensee Life-Cycle Management Directive June 08, 2021
Bulletin 2021-21 Invitation for Feedback on Revisions to Directive 040 June 02, 2021
Bulletin 2021-20 Changes to the Mine Financial Security Program Guide May 11, 2021
Bulletin 2021-19 Coal Activity on Category 2 Land Suspended May 11, 2021
Bulletin 2021-18 Enhanced Monitoring for Snow Melt and Overland Flooding May 06, 2021
Bulletin 2021-17 Increased Risk of Wildfire During Drier Seasons May 06, 2021
Bulletin 2021-16 Updates to Manual 018: OneStop Public Lands Application Manual April 26, 2021
Bulletin 2021-15 Invitation for Feedback on New Water Conservation Policy Manual April 20, 2021
Bulletin 2021-14 Changes To Well Spacing Requirements April 09, 2021
Bulletin 2021-13 New Functionality Moving to OneStop April 08, 2021
Bulletin 2021-12 Helium Reporting Added to Petrinex April 08, 2021
Bulletin 2021-11 New Edition of Directive 067 April 07, 2021
Bulletin 2021-10 2021/22 AER Interim Administration Fees (Industry Levy) April 06, 2021
Bulletin 2021-09 2021/22 Orphan Fund Levy - LLR and OWL Programs April 06, 2021
Bulletin 2021-08 Directive 056 and Manual 012 Updated to Align with OneStop Well Licence Application Functionality March 25, 2021
Bulletin 2021-07 New Well Integrity Directive March 04, 2021
Bulletin 2021-06 Operational Changes to Regional Offices and Field Centres, Including Closures March 03, 2021
Bulletin 2021-05 Changes to the Exploration Regulation and Associated Directives  February 05, 2021
Bulletin 2021-04 Update to Survey and Mapping Requirements February 04, 2021
Bulletin 2021-03 New Edition of Directive 020: Well Abandonment February 04, 2021
Bulletin 2021-02 Updated Alberta Environment and Parks Master Schedule of Standards and Conditions January 21, 2021
Bulletin 2021-01 Invitation for Feedback on Revisions to Directive 067 January 13, 2021
Bulletin 2021 - 27 Oil Sands Exploration Application Variance Form and Updated Guidance July 09, 2021