environmental protection Tag

February 9, 2018

Can regulators benefit from Integrity First?

What comes to mind when you think of ‘regulation’? Traditionally, regulations set detailed rules that protect people and the environment. These are very black and white – either you adhere to every single item or you are subject to enforcement actions. Now, however, the concept of performance-based regulation is gaining ground. Under this model, a…
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…
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…
June 28, 2017
CEPA 2017 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report

How do you think CEPA members performed in 2016? Take our quiz!

Today, CEPA releases its 2017 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, and it’s chock full of interesting facts and stories on our industry and how CEPA members are working to continuously improve. Here’s a quick quiz on some of the information we’ve gathered about transmission pipelines in Canada. Take the quiz, and see how much you…
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…
April 5, 2017

Pipeline safety: 3 reasons why unauthorized digging is dangerous

April is the first full month of spring and primetime for Canadians to embark on their gardening and excavation projects. It’s also the perfect time for a reminder to take appropriate safety measures before you start. The first step in safe digging is to obtain authorization to dig. If you don’t, there could be dire…
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…