energy transportation Tag

March 8, 2018

In case of emergency, industry is ready to respond

Canada is full of natural beauty. It’s incredible when you think about it, the many different experiences you can have from coast to coast to coast. From walking the rocky shores of Peggy’s Cove to trekking BC’s coast or fishing its rivers, Canada’s environment is something that every one of us values. That’s exactly why…
February 22, 2018

Why does Canada need more pipelines?

There is no shortage of news these days about pipelines. Recently, one of the stories making headlines was on the shortage of pipeline capacity in Canada, and how this could potentially cost Canada’s economy $15.6 billion in 2018. $15.6 BILLION dollars. That’s $15.6 billion dollars that is not being taxed. That is not having royalties…
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…
November 1, 2017

How do Canadians use oil and gas? Not just for transportation.

When Canadians get up in the morning, they likely grab some breakfast, have a shower, make coffee, brush their teeth and pull on some clothes. In the winter, they also turn up the heat. That’s all before they hop on a bus, or jump in the car to get to work or drop the kids…
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…
August 17, 2017

How a new technology can detect pipeline leaks – in seconds

What can you do in 5 seconds? Hit snooze on your alarm. Tie your shoe. Skip an ad on YouTube. Identify a leak on a pipeline. CEPA members are committed to delivering energy to Canadians in the safest and most responsible way. And as part of that commitment, one CEPA member tested a new technology…
May 3, 2017

Ground movement detection and pipeline safety: an award-winning project from Enbridge Pipelines Inc. 


Technology is critical to every aspect of pipeline operations – from planning and construction to everyday operations. Scientists and engineers are working every day to develop new technologies and refine existing ones. And every year, the Pipeline Systems Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers presents a Global Pipeline Award for the most outstanding…
March 22, 2017

Will blocking pipelines cure hydrocarbon consumption?

Why do we need pipelines? It’s a question we hear often, and the answer lies in the fact that pipelines deliver the products that fuel our lives. The crude oil and natural gas transported in Canada’s transmission pipelines keep our vehicles running, heat and cool our homes, fuel our hospitals and schools, and provide the…