pipeline safety Tag

March 17, 2020

Pipeline industry well equipped for COVID-19 pandemic response

Canada’s pipeline companies have plans to deal with a range of adverse events that go beyond pipeline incidents. They rehearse those plans several times a year. So, the industry is well prepared to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic. This week’s blog post is a Q & A with a member of CEPA’s Emergency Management…
January 15, 2020

Four pipeline innovations you may not know about

Canada’s pipeline industry has been at the forefront of innovation and technological change for many decades. From finding new ways to safeguard the integrity of pipelines and reduce environmental footprint, to getting the best value for our resources, pipeline companies continue to make their mark innovating as part of our commitment to continuous improvement. Here…
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…
April 24, 2019

Important safety tips if you’re digging near a pipeline

If you’re planning to garden, plant trees, install fences or do any land disturbance, this blog post is for you. Across our vast country, Canadians rely on energy pipelines and other underground infrastructure for the quality of life we’ve grown accustomed to in a modern world. Oil, gas, sewer and water pipelines, as well as…
August 1, 2018

Quiz: Do you know how pipeline companies manage emergencies?

Pipeline emergencies, such as leaks, are rare in Canada. That’s because CEPA members, the companies operating these pipelines, view safety as their top priority right from the start. Even so, CEPA members are ready to leap into action at the slightest indication of a problem. Keeping communities and employees safe, while protecting our environment are…
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…
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 8, 2017

Interfering with pipelines puts the public at risk

Pipelines are safe, complex systems that are a part of the network of critical infrastructure that includes powerlines, airports and roads. Tampering with infrastructure and utilities is extremely dangerous – not only for the person or people causing the damage – but for surrounding communities, the public and the environment as well. When it comes…