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Calgary, February 12, 2014 – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) acknowledges the release of the federal budget containing measures which will contribute to the pipeline industry’s strong performance record and its stated goal of zero incidents. CEPA welcomes the increased funding in support of job skills training. CEPA believes that the potential for high…
Calgary, December 19th, 2013 – Canada has reached an important milestone today with the release of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) Joint Review Panel’s recommendations on Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway project. The Joint Review Panel (Panel), an independent body mandated by the NEB and the Minister of the Environment, reviewed Enbridge’s application to construct two…
Calgary, December 16th, 2013 – One of CEPA’s member companies, Kinder Morgan Canada, which operates the Trans Mountain Pipeline system, reached an important milestone today by filing its application with the National Energy Board (NEB) for a proposed expansion of its existing pipeline system. “The filing of this application is an important milestone for the…
Calgary, November 20, 2013 – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is proud to announce a Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement (MEAA) between its member companies that will strengthen the existing emergency response process. “This agreement will formalize an already existing practice whereby our member companies can share resources during an emergency,” said Brenda Kenny, president…
News Releases / Read the latest media statements from our president & CEO Calgary, October 30, 2013 – An online report, created by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and using data obtained from the National Energy Board (NEB), is misleading to the public. “The information contained in the CBC report is not an accurate representation…
As Canadians, we are fortunate enough to live in a country where we have the ability to speak our mind on issues that matter most to us. It is a fundamental right under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  And, at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, we believe in this right too. We believe that,…
Ottawa – August 22, 2013 – Canada's natural gas distribution and pipeline transmission  industry welcomes the recommendation on encouraging damage prevention practices,  as announced today in the report of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources: Moving Energy Safely: A Study of the Safe Transport of Hydrocarbons by Pipelines, Tankers and Railcars…
Calgary, June 28, 2013 – CEPA supports the proposed changes to enhance pipeline safety and performance, as announced this week by Federal Minister, Honourable Joe Oliver. These changes align with our industry’s commitment to improve its ongoing performance. “The pipeline industry is an important component of Canada’s critical infrastructure,” Brenda Kenny, president and CEO of…
Calgary, June 26, 2013 – A new report by the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) concludes that diluted bitumen is not more corrosive than conventional crude. Brenda Kenny, President and CEO, of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), is pleased with the results of the report, which adds to the growing body of evidence…
Calgary, June 4, 2013 –  The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is pleased to announce a new recommended practice, which demonstrates the firm resolve by the Canadian transmission pipeline industry to continuously improve its performance and to respond to evolving public expectations. The Facility Integrity Management Program Recommended Practice (FIMP)  provides guidelines for developing, documenting,…