In this report, there are no new or outstanding recommendations to the department.
We issued unqualified independent auditor’s reports on the 2020–2021 financial statements for the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission, the Post-closure Stewardship Fund and the Canadian Energy Centre Ltd.
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has five outstanding recommendations. None have been outstanding for more than three years. Four are ready for assessment.
AER has implemented nine recommendations, including:
- three financial statement recommendations encompassing processes for management
compensation, expense claims and cloud computing—see page 77 and 78
- six outstanding recommendations from our Systems to Regulate Pipeline Safety and Reliability
Assessment of Implementation Report—see page 201
The Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission has four outstanding recommendations. All four have been outstanding for more than three years and three are ready for assessment.
The Canadian Energy Centre Ltd. (CEC) has implemented one recommendation to design and implement effective contract management controls—see page 80.