The top 5 pipeline posts of 2015

Thanks for reading CEPA’s blog this year – 2015 offered some great opportunities to talk to some interesting people about their work and their expertise, and explore many of the different technologies and processes that help to make pipelines safe.

As 2015 draws to a close, we thought it would be great to look back and see which posts you found to be the most interesting this year.

Here are the five most popular posts of 2015:

  1. You’ve heard us say we’re the association for Canada’s transmission pipeline companies. Check out this infographic to find out why, when it comes to transporting oil and gas, one pipeline doesn’t fit all.
  2. We addressed some common pipeline misconceptions in What you know about pipelines and the environment might be wrong.
  3. Think you know everything about pipelines? See if we can surprise you with these 12 interesting facts and figures about pipelines.
  4. Posts about people who work in the pipeline industry are always a favourite. This post in our young people of pipelines series offers a West Coast perspective.
  5. We talk a lot about our goal of zero incidents, and yet they still happen. In this post we ask with today’s technology why do major incidents happen?

We’ll definitely be thinking about these popular posts as we plan future topics for 2016. In the meantime – Happy New Year! We wish you all the best for a happy, healthy year, and hope you’ll keep reading.


The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association represents Canada’s transmission pipeline companies who operate approximately 117,000 kilometres of pipelines in Canada. In 2014, these energy highways moved approximately 1.2 billion barrels of liquid petroleum products and 5.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Our members transport 97 per cent of Canada’s daily natural gas and onshore crude oil from producing regions to markets throughout North America.