Behind the scenes in a pipeline control room

Canada’s transmission pipelines never rest. They run 24/7, transporting the oil and gas products that fuel our lives. And with every pipeline, there is a control room where highly qualified technicians monitor complex data to ensure that everything is running smoothly and safely.

Take a ‘tour’ of a pipeline control room

Did you know that every transmission pipeline is monitored day and night, 365 days a year? Or that technicians have the authority to shut down a pipeline if they see anything that could represent a danger to people or the environment? Check out the infographic below for even more control room facts:

pipeline control room infographic

Be sure to check out this blog post with control centre operator, Wayne Mazur. And stay tuned for an upcoming post, when we sit down with a control room manager, to learn more about control room safety.

In the meantime, check out these posts for more information: