Read the latest media statements from our president & CEO

There is no doubt that public persuasion and influence are powerful tools. But with that knowledge, comes responsibility. Fact-based evidence and scientific studies are the way in which our association chooses to engage Canadians about pipeline matters. However, there are others that prefer to create myths about our industry's safety performance. It seems the intent,…
News Releases / Read the latest media statements from our president & CEO Calgary, February 25, 2013 –  A new report (PDF) by Penspen Integrity, a division of the UK-based Penspen Limited, reveals diluted bitumen is not more corrosive than conventional crude (PDF). Brenda Kenny, President and CEO, of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA),…
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is proud to announce that Brenda Kenny, president and chief executive officer of CEPA, has won a prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category.  The Trailblazers and Trendsetter's category recognizes women who are either the first in their field, or have…
Over the past few years, as President of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, I have met many Canadians across this great country of ours, participated in many debates, and granted numerous interviews to discuss how the pipeline industry fits in the overall context of energy development, environmental protection and social well-being. When I look back…
Ottawa, ON – October 2nd, 2012 – Led by the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) and the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), a national cross‐section of committed stakeholders hosted a Protection of Critical Infrastructure Summit today. The event brought together senior decision‐makers from both the government and industry to advance the national discussion on the continuous…
Calgary, AB – August 9, 2012 – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today announced CEPA Integrity First®, an industry-wide initiative that will improve pipeline safety and environmental and social performance (also see advertisement and press conference video below). “Pipelines are a fundamental component of Canada’s economy and our industry knows it can do more…
(français ci-dessous) Uncontrolled excavation, or undertaking a digging project without knowing the location of underground infrastructure (such as natural gas service lines, oil pipelines, electricity wires, and telecommunications wires) is the most frequent cause of damage to buried infrastructure. To minimize damages and ensure the highest level of productivity and public, worker, and community safety,…
Calgary, July 20, 2012 – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) strongly supports the announcement made by Alberta’s Minister of Energy this morning regarding a comprehensive review of pipeline integrity programs, watercourse crossings and emergency response plans. Brenda Kenny, former President and CEO, stated that regulatory oversight is an important component to ensure Canadian pipelines remain the safest…
Calgary, April 9th 2012 – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) supports a new pilot project designed to review health and safety processes within pipeline contractor management systems. The pilot project will utilize a risk-based management methodology to examine various aspects of participating organizations safety management systems, including documentation, investigations, metrics, primary controls and objectives over a six…
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) strongly supports the announcement made in the Federal Government budget regarding the need to reform current regulatory processes when reviewing and deciding on major pipeline projects. “This announcement is very good news for the pipeline industry,” Dr. Brenda Kenny, former president of CEPA, said today. “We strongly support this…