AER orders are legal documents that formally permit, direct or prohibit a specific action or actions. Orders help us ensure that oil and gas companies operate in a safe and environmentally responsible way. Orders can be issued for different purposes; for example, we might order a company to
• reduce its normal spacing of wells;
• close or abandon a facility; or
• stop an unsafe activity or operation.
Energy Cost Order (ECO)
- Frequency of Publication
- As requested
Cost orders are issued to companies after AER hearings. Cost orders require companies to pay for some of the expenses incurred by participants to take part in a hearing. Hearing participants may apply for a cost order by submitting their cost claims to the AER.
- Request By
Order number and year of order