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May 13, 2020

The strict protocols to keep COVID-19 away from pipeline construction sites

Amid the hustle and bustle of pipeline construction sites, project owners, contractors and construction crews focus on five things… safety, environment, quality, schedule and efficiency. But every minute of every day, and especially in the current COVID-19 pandemic, safety is at the top of everyone’s mind. This week, About Pipelines connected with Tyler Madigan, Vice…
April 30, 2020

How to stay safe on Canada’s pipeline rights-of-way

Canada’s pipeline ‘rights-of-way’ (ROW) cross many thousands of private properties and public lands across the country. You’ll find them in a variety of locations– from river crossings to fields to urban regions, so not all ROWs look the same. That’s why it’s important that everyone knows where they are. And, it’s critical for everyone to…
April 15, 2020

Safe digging saves lives, time and money

Beneath our feet – and out of sight – lies a vast network of the pipelines, electrical and other utility cables we all rely on every day. When there’s damage to those underground lines, the cost adds up quickly… totalling around a billion dollars every year. There’s the cost of emergency response, evacuation, environmental damage…
April 8, 2020

Pipelines: Critical energy infrastructure in the pandemic crisis

Did you know pipelines are critical infrastructure, essential to keeping energy products moving during times of crisis? Every minute of every day, pipelines deliver the energy supplies we all count on, even now as most of us heed the call to stay at home, while many others work heroically to get Canadians through the COVID-19…
March 25, 2020

Working from home? You’re relying on Canada’s energy pipelines.

As Canada and the world fight to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, working from home is quickly becoming the new normal. And Canada’s energy pipelines are at the forefront of making that possible and helping us get through this crisis. In fact, whether it’s energy supply to power our laptops, or running ventilators…
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…
November 6, 2019
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How CEPA and its members help build a secure energy future for Canadians

Canadians will need oil and natural gas long into the future to fuel life and prosperity in Canada. And for more than 25 years, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) members have been working together to build a secure energy future for all Canadians. Read CEPA’s 2019 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report. In this week’s blog…
October 30, 2019

2019 Pipeline Performance Report – how the industry did in 2018

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association’s (CEPA) 2019 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, released October 30th, is for Canadians who want to know how the transmission pipeline industry performed in 2018. You can read the full report at pr19.cepa.com. In today’s blog post – part one of a two-part series – we focus on four highlights…