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The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) applauds today’s announcement by TC Energy regarding its final investment decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. Keystone XL will be a safe, reliable and environmentally responsible way to connect the American economy with abundant Canadian energy. Using world leading safety measures and technologies, this project represents billions of dollars…
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) and its member companies treat the safety and wellbeing of employees, contractors, partners and communities as our top priority. We are deeply concerned with the evolving COVID-19 situation and have taken early, proactive steps to provide a safe working environment that enables the continued operation of our businesses. CEPA…
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is pleased with today’s court decision to dismiss the appeal challenging the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). This project, which will be among the safest and most technically advanced pipelines in the world, has been the subject of extensive Crown-led Indigenous consultations and has…
On November 14 the Government of Saskatchewan released its Growth Plan for 2020-2030. The plan establishes the government’s strategic goals and actions to foster economic growth and successfully meet the challenges of its expanding population. “The Saskatchewan Growth Plan is an important step into a strong future for Saskatchewan. The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)…
Calgary, AB The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its fifth annual report highlighting the transmission pipeline industry’s performance in the areas of safety, environmental protection and socio-economic contributions. In 2018, Canada’s vast network of transmission pipelines grew to approximately 121,000 kilometres, delivering more than 1.6 billion barrels of crude oil and 5.9 trillion…
A world-leading competency system for pipeline engineers designed in Australia will be made available to members of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) under an agreement announced today by the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) and CEPA. The APGA Pipeline Engineering Competency System is unique in covering the lifecycle of both onshore and offshore…
Calgary, Alberta Today’s Federal Court of Appeal decision to grant six requests for permission to challenge the approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) underlines the need for legal and regulatory certainty around federally approved pipeline projects in Canada. The federal government has approved TMEP twice, deeming it to be in the Canadian public…
June 21, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta The potential for new major pipeline development in Canada is bleak with the Senate’s passing of Bill C-69. Since its introduction in February 2018, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) and its members have been unequivocal in our position: Bill C-69 does not create the clarity and certainty necessary…
June 18, 2019 - Calgary, Alberta The federal government’s decision today to approve the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) is the right move for Canada, sparking the creation of thousands of jobs and opening the door to billions of dollars in long-term economic benefits nation-wide. The expanded pipeline will provide safe passage for more responsibly-produced…
June 12, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is deeply disappointed by the federal government’s decision to reject critical amendments to Bill C-69, which were the result of extensive, open and honest consultations with Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Those consultations, along with a comprehensive review of the Bill by the Senate, led…