safety Tag

November 14, 2018

Anatomy of a pipeline incident: responding to emergencies (part 2)

This is part of a blog post series about the performance of the pipeline industry as detailed in the 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report. You can read the full report at pr18.cepa.com. In last week’s post, we answered some of the common questions we get from Canadians about pipeline incidents, including what a significant…
November 7, 2018

Anatomy of a pipeline incident: answering your questions (part 1)

This is part of a blog post series about the performance of the pipeline industry as detailed in the 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report. You can read the full report at pr18.cepa.com Transmission pipeline incidents are rare. In 2017, there were three significant incidents on pipeline rights of way – two were the result…
October 24, 2018
pipeline performance report

Incidents, investments and safety: Canada’s pipelines in 2017

This is part of a blog post series about the performance of the pipeline industry as detailed in the 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report. You can read the full report at pr18.cepa.com. In 2017, CEPA members safely delivered over 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 5.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. And…
October 17, 2018
cybersecurity

Protection, detection, reaction: protecting pipelines from cybercrime

Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats of the 21st century. Anyone can be affected: perpetrators can steal identities, distribute hateful messages or incite terrorism. For the pipeline industry, computer hacking is one of the biggest dangers. Hacking can shut down computer networks, which are critical for the safe operation and monitoring of pipelines. CEPA…
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…
October 3, 2018

5 ways the pipeline industry is building the future now

Building the Future Now. It wasn’t just the theme and focus at the International Pipeline Conference 2018 (IPC) held in Calgary from Sept 24 to 28. It was also a declaration of the pipeline industry’s commitment to the public – that it is continuously making improvements in transparency, safety, environmental stewardship, diversity and innovation. In…
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…
June 15, 2018

What happens if a smart PIG gets stuck in a pipeline?

We get questions from Canadians all the time, and we do our best to answer them. If you have a question about pipelines, send it to us here. CEPA members are committed to operating their pipelines in the safest and most responsible way. To make sure pipelines are operating safely, they use a variety of…
June 7, 2018

How is the transmission pipeline industry listening to Canadians?

Canada’s transmission pipelines connect all of Canada to safe and responsible energy. Because our members reach such a broad and inclusive geography, we feel it’s important to listen to a broad and inclusive group of stakeholders. That’s why we hold Pipeline Dialogue events. Earlier this year, we held a Pipeline Dialogue event in Calgary to…
May 23, 2018

Why is safety culture a priority for CEPA?

For 25 years, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has brought Canada’s transmission pipeline operators together to collaborate on safety and improve pipeline performance. This led to the creation and implementation of CEPA Integrity First® in 2012, and continues to drive the industry towards its goal of zero incidents. While CEPA members demonstrate their commitment…