pipelines Tag

February 22, 2021
Pipelines will need to be used to move hydrogen

Hydrogen is going mainstream

Interest in Canada’s hydrogen future is spreading across the country. Chris Bloomer, CEPA’s President and CEO, recently talked with Tiphanie Roquette, of CBC Radio Canada, on the role pipelines can play in the new energy economy.  Read the French article here or see below for the English translation. Now vilified, pipelines could be essential to…
February 17, 2021
Pipelines will need to be used to move hydrogen

Hydrogen – and the essential role of pipelines in a lower-emissions energy future

To help move the energy conversation forward, CEPA continues with our Pipelines In-focus video blog series that delves deeper into many of the most pressing issues and opportunities facing Canada’s pipeline industry. We’re speaking with some of the foremost experts on pipelines and energy, coming from government, academia, industry, technology and elsewhere. These are frank…
February 4, 2021
IPL Heartland Complex in Alberta

22 surprising ways you use oil and gas (and didn’t even know it)

Every day, large amounts of oil, natural gas and other energy products are transported safely under our feet through Canada’s vast network of transmission pipelines. Those energy products are key to life in Canada – from heating our homes to making personal protective equipment. While it may be obvious when you’re starting your car that…
March 4, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Canada’s energy industry?

Canada’s energy industry is vital to our country’s economic health and prosperity. And the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has a wealth of online resources to help you build your understanding. With so much discussion about pipelines in the media and online these days, it’s important to know the facts. So, in this week’s blog,…
July 17, 2019

Canada’s energy industry: We help make memorable summers

In the depths of winter, most Canadians count the weeks and days 'til summer. And, we try to fit in as much summer fun as we can before September. No matter the season, it’s timely to remember how our energy resources are as integral to Canadian summers as they are year-round. Planning a road trip…
February 27, 2019
monitoring pipeline pressure

How do pipeline companies detect a sudden drop in pressure?

No pipeline incident is acceptable; that’s why CEPA members strive for a goal of zero incidents. For that reason, Canada’s 117,800 kilometres of transmission pipelines are monitored around the clock using advanced computer monitoring systems to ensure their continued safe operation. Innovative technologies and comprehensive training allow operators to detect any pressure changes and other…
February 20, 2019
Pipeline leak inspection tool

How is a pipeline monitored for potential leaks?

Transmission pipelines use sophisticated monitoring systems and technology to ensure that they are safe. In fact, in 2017 alone Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) members invested more than $1.6 billion in continuously monitoring and maintaining their Canadian pipeline systems. This investment around innovation demonstrates industry’s commitment to zero incidents – no incident is acceptable. In…
February 13, 2019
Pipeline demand for energy in cities

Why Canada needs more pipelines

Great questions continue to roll in from Canadians interested in learning more about pipelines. This is an important conversation and that’s why we strive to answer every question. In response, we’ve created a segment of our About Pipelines blog to provide more thorough answers to some questions and to share them more broadly. This week’s…