Transmission pipeline Tag

September 19, 2018

Getting answers to your questions about pipelines

Canadians regularly reach out to CEPA with questions about pipelines, particularly around safety. We appreciate the opportunity to answer these questions – here’s our response to a few recent ones we’ve received in the ‘Your Questions’ section of our website. Why do pipelines burst? – Jacke, Kitchener, ON Pipeline incidents, while rare, can occur when…
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…
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…
March 8, 2017

Pipeline 101: Test your pipeline knowledge

Every day, pipelines deliver the oil and gas products that fuel our lives. But what do you know about their operations? Take this quick quiz to find out how much you know about Canada’s pipeline network: Are you a pipeline pro, or do you have more to learn? Either way we hope you’ll check out more…
January 25, 2017
Worker inspecting pipe

Pipeline FAQs: answering your questions about spills

What are the facts about pipeline spills? Canadians are looking for answers, which is why we often receive questions about spills and safety on our website. This week, in the second of our Pipelines FAQs series, we’re sharing the answers to some of those queries, which are also posted on our Questions page: #1 What…
December 28, 2016

Can landowners and pipeline companies be partners?

Pipelines cross through 119,000 km of land in Canada, and some of that land is privately owned. The farmers and ranchers who own this land work with pipeline operators during all phases of the pipeline life cycle – from planning to retirement. We recently spoke with Dave Core, CEO and director of federally regulated projects…