Read the latest media statements from our president & CEO

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,…
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…