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(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…
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2012) - The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association is disappointed with the decision by the US Administration to reject the Keystone XL project as currently proposed. This project intends to provide a reliable and safe source of oil for American refineries while at the same time offer significant economic opportunities for American…
Calgary, January 10, 2012/CNW/ – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association agrees with the Federal Minister of Natural Resources’ call for federal regulatory reform. CEPA President Dr. Brenda Kenny stated that on behalf of an association representing companies planning to invest multi-billion dollars in pipeline projects, reforms that will improve federal project review process are welcomed…
CALGARY, Dec. 14, 2011 /CNW/ - The fact that the recently released report by the Federal Commissioner of the Environment and of Sustainable Development indicated potential gaps in regulatory oversight does not in any way mean that the Canadian pipeline industry is unsafe. Commitment to safety is our industry's number one priority. It is in…
Calgary, AB - November 30, 2011 - The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association is concerned with the ongoing campaign of misinformation conducted by the NRDC regarding pipeline safety associated with the transport of oil sands products. As an association representing many companies that operate pipeline systems that transport bitumen products, we categorically disagree with the statements…
Calgary, Alberta, July 15, 2011 - The Canadian Common Ground Alliance (CCGA) today submitted an application to the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) requesting the 3 digit “811” number also be used for the Canadian “Call Before You Dig” program. “Call Before You Dig” is a critical service that allows the public to…
Changes reaffirm commitment to safety and stakeholder engagement Calgary, AB. <January 17, 2010> The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Philippe Reicher as Vice President, Communications & Stakeholder Relations and the promotion of Ziad Saad to Vice President, Safety & Sustainability. Both individuals will be joining CEPA’s executive team starting…