Canadian pipeline industry Tag

January 29, 2018

CEPA 25th Anniversary Video

25 years ago, leaders of the transmission pipeline industry in Canada came together to form CEPA and create a unified voice for industry. Since then, the association has grown and evolved. To celebrate this milestone, we have created a short video on the history of CEPA and how the industry will continue to deliver the energy…
January 25, 2018

What’s new in 2018? Optimism.

“New years bring new optimism, and we have especially good reasons to be optimistic this New Year.” Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, in her opening remarks to members of Canada’s transmission pipeline industry at CEPA’s Annual Dinner last week, spoke of hope and optimism for 2018 – emphasizing that it is going to be a great…
December 27, 2017

Year in review: Six key developments of 2017

The holiday season is a good time to reflect on the year that has passed, and look ahead to what’s coming in the new year. 2017 was a year of challenges and opportunities for the pipeline industry as the range of issues surrounding pipelines grew with significant impacts. Here are six key developments that helped…
August 23, 2017

The future is bright – how young people view our energy future

There’s a lot happening in the world right now that makes the idea of totally tuning out sound pretty appealing. But, even with all the challenges of being a young person in today’s world, much of this generation seems to be kicking apathy to the curb and informing themselves on important issues. Including the future…
December 28, 2016

Can landowners and pipeline companies be partners?

Pipelines cross through 119,000 km of land in Canada, and some of that land is privately owned. The farmers and ranchers who own this land work with pipeline operators during all phases of the pipeline life cycle – from planning to retirement. We recently spoke with Dave Core, CEO and director of federally regulated projects…
December 7, 2016

5 projections about the labour outlook for Canada’s pipeline industry

In a recent post about the 100-year old pipeline we learned that the expertise and experience of veteran pipeline professionals is crucial in keeping pipelines safe. In fact, passing knowledge from one generation of workers to the next contributes to the safety culture of the entire industry. But who are veteran pipeline workers going to…
November 23, 2016

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and pipelines: 4 things you should know

In an earlier post on this blog we talked about the federal government’s upcoming review of Canada’s environmental and regulatory processes, specifically, the Navigation Protection Act. This week we’re taking a look at the upcoming review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA). Here are four things you should know about CEAA and pipelines: #1…