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September 16, 2020

How much do you know about energy and pipelines?

Many students recently re-entered schools amid the ongoing fears and uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. As this unusual school year begins, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) members are especially proud to have transported much of the raw materials for the manufacturing of protective items that will keep students and teachers safe in classrooms across our…
September 9, 2020

What is ESG? It’s shaping how pipelines do business

Three letters – E-S-G – are shaping how the energy industry does business. The letters represent environmental, social and governance. And those are some of the performance measures lenders and investors consider when they make decisions for responsible or sustainable investments. ESG isn’t a fad that will go away soon. It’s here, it’s important, and…
January 8, 2020

CEPA outlook for 2020

In 2020, the pipeline industry needs to be focused on three key areas: collaboration, competitiveness and continuous improvement. That’s the view of Chris Bloomer, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), who shared his insights on the industry’s top priorities for 2020. Chris Bloomer, President and CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association About…
December 18, 2019

CEPA’s President reflects on the pipeline industry in 2019

In our final About Pipelines blog of the year, Chris Bloomer, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), shares his thoughts on pipeline developments in 2019 and the future of the industry. Energy Pipeline Industry 2019 Review   About Pipelines: Is the pipeline industry in a better position because of how things…
August 7, 2019

Energy and the Election

In last week’s blog post, we provided some information for you to consider when having conversations about Canada’s energy industry. This week, we’re looking towards the upcoming federal election in October and important questions to ask candidates about energy.  How do the Canadian Elections affect the Energy Industry? Energy is an industry that impacts ALL…

How pipelines are prepared for deactivation

Pipeline companies must always ensure their operations remain safe for the public and the environment, even if a pipeline isn’t being used. That’s why Canada’s transmission pipeline operators follow strict guidelines – set and monitored by the National Energy Board (NEB) – when pipelines are taken out of service. Those guidelines consider safety, environmental impacts…
January 16, 2019

The energy wars: can anyone win?

Tisha Schuller is the founder of Adamantine Energy and served as the president and CEO of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) from 2009 – 2015. She is the author of Accidentally Adamant: A Story of a Girl Who Questioned Convention, Broke the Mold, and Charted a Course Off Map and serves as Strategic…
October 10, 2018

Integrity First sets the standard for the pipeline industry

This is part of a blog post series about the performance of the pipeline industry as detailed in the 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Report. You can read the full report at pr18.cepa.com. As Canadians, we have high expectations for the companies that deliver the energy we rely on for life in Canada. And for good…
March 14, 2018

How CEPA members protect water crossings

Canada has 8,500 rivers and two million lakes — an enormous amount of water that all Canadians rely on for drinking, washing, recreation and many other activities. Pipelines, by necessity, are sometimes built through waterways and near aquifers. And building infrastructure near water comes with a number of challenges that have to be identified, mitigated…
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…