Take a break with our Christmas pipeline crossword puzzle

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all of us here at CEPA!

Rather than one of our regular blog posts, this week we’re back with our annual pipeline crossword puzzle. Just print it out, and test your pipeline knowledge. And if your memory needs a little jog, click on the link in each clue to find the information you need!

Pipelines crossword puzzle

Clues

Across

2) This natural gas is a by-product of cows’ digestion.

4) What equipment named after an animal would you find in a pipeline?

7) Acronym for the data monitoring system found in pipeline control rooms.

9) Pipeline operators are using waste heat recovery to create clean energy from these.

10) Cathodic protection is a great way to prevent this.

11) A non-invasive way to get pipelines underneath a river. (acronym)

12) The acronym for the collaborative that’s helping develop new technologies.

13) A crop disease that pipeline operators are helping prevent. (two words)

14) GIS technology helps us plan pipeline ___________.

Down

1) The large pipelines that carry oil and gas products long distances.

3) Pipelines companies and Ducks Unlimited are working together to protect these.

5) Pipelines aren’t truly ‘abandoned’, they’re ______________.

6) The employee attitudes and behaviours that make pipeline operations safer. (two words)

8) These potential problems are caused by natural phenomena.

9) Stoney Trail, and ATCO’s new Northeast Calgary Connector are situated in the transportation/utility _______________.

10) Call or ___________ before you dig.

 

Did you find all the answers (scroll down to check)? We hope you had fun with this. Have a merry Christmas, and best wishes for a happy new year!

For more seasonal fun, check out our pipeline-themed variation of “The 12 Days of Christmas”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers

Across

2) METHANE

4) PIG

7) SCADA

9) COMPRESSORS

10) CORROSION

11) HDD

12) CPTC

13) CLUB ROOT

14) ROUTES

Down

1) TRANSMISSION

3) WETLANDS

5) RETIRED

6) SAFETY CULTURE

8) GEOHAZARDS

9) CORRIDOR

10) CLICK

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association represents Canada’s transmission pipeline companies who operate approximately 117,000 kilometres of pipelines in Canada. In 2014, these energy highways moved approximately 1.2 billion barrels of liquid petroleum products and 5.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Our members transport 97 per cent of Canada’s daily natural gas and onshore crude oil from producing regions to markets throughout North America.