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January 25, 2018

What’s new in 2018? Optimism.

“New years bring new optimism, and we have especially good reasons to be optimistic this New Year.” Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, in her opening remarks to members of Canada’s transmission pipeline industry at CEPA’s Annual Dinner last week, spoke of hope and optimism for 2018 – emphasizing that it is going to be a great…
January 10, 2018

You have questions about pipelines. Here is where you can find some answers.

We know that you have questions about pipelines: Where are they? How often are there significant incidents? What products do they carry? These are fair questions. And given the way that pipelines are regulated in Canada, they’re not always the easiest to find answers to. Every pipeline operated in Canada is regulated based on jurisdiction.…
December 27, 2017

Year in review: Six key developments of 2017

The holiday season is a good time to reflect on the year that has passed, and look ahead to what’s coming in the new year. 2017 was a year of challenges and opportunities for the pipeline industry as the range of issues surrounding pipelines grew with significant impacts. Here are six key developments that helped…
December 20, 2017

How will we use oil and gas over the holidays?

It's turkey-cooking, cookie-baking, tree-lighting, online-shopping season - a time of year when we tend to use a little extra energy, especially at home. But we may also use more transportation fuels. If you're not shopping online, you're probably taking the car to the mall; and if your family isn't across town, you might be driving…
November 29, 2017

CEPA members are ready to respond to every emergency

Long before a pipeline is laid in the ground, pipeline operators have an emergency response plan in place. Safety and emergency preparedness are the industry’s number one priority. CEPA members’ emergency plans reflect that with their complexity and detail, covering every possible scenario. Incident management When an incident occurs, the first steps in responding can…
November 22, 2017

Pipelines deliver energy. But how is that energy used?

We use a lot of energy. In fact, Canadians are some of the world’s highest energy users per person. We use slightly more energy per capita than the U.S., and more than Norway (which has a similar climate, but not the vast distances that energy must be transported in Canada). That energy demand is met…
November 8, 2017

From design to operation: How pipeline operators safely deliver energy

From design to operation: How pipeline operators safely deliver energy Canada’s 119,000 kilometres of transmission pipelines transport 97 per cent of Canada’s daily production of natural gas and onshore crude oil to markets in Canada and the US – this represents the majority of oil and gas you use every day. From end to end,…
October 25, 2017

How is the transmission pipeline industry guarding against cyber threats?

We’ve all heard reports of banks being hacked, businesses having their networks held ransom, and individuals being the victims of identity theft. What was once only a topic for science fiction movies is now a real concern. Cybersecurity is a top-of-mind concern among police forces, industry groups and governments. In fact, top police chiefs around the…