environmental protection Tag

May 3, 2017

Ground movement detection and pipeline safety: an award-winning project from Enbridge Pipelines Inc. 


Technology is critical to every aspect of pipeline operations – from planning and construction to everyday operations. Scientists and engineers are working every day to develop new technologies and refine existing ones. And every year, the Pipeline Systems Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers presents a Global Pipeline Award for the most outstanding…
April 5, 2017

Pipeline safety: 3 reasons why unauthorized digging is dangerous

April is the first full month of spring and primetime for Canadians to embark on their gardening and excavation projects. It’s also the perfect time for a reminder to take appropriate safety measures before you start. The first step in safe digging is to obtain authorization to dig. If you don’t, there could be dire…
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…
February 23, 2017

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…
February 1, 2017

Planes, patients and pipelines: the technology connection

How the pipeline industry compares to other industries or sectors is a question we get asked sometimes. And it’s an important question – particularly when it comes to the safety of our operations. Pipelines are monitored 24/7 from sophisticated control rooms where controllers closely watch pipelines and facilities to detect anomalies, assess risks and carefully manage…