News Releases

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…
June 7, 2019 - Calgary, Alberta The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is encouraged by the Senate’s decision to accept amendments to Bill C-69, which were brought forward by the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources (ENEV). The nearly 200 amendments were recommended following a comprehensive review of the Bill, which included…
May 24, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is pleased with the B.C. Court of Appeal’s decision on a case that directly impacts the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. In its unanimous decision, the Court couldn’t have been more clear: It is not within the Government of British Columbia’s jurisdiction to regulate…
Calgary, Alberta – 3 April 2019 Today, a report commissioned by the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) and prepared by Ernst & Young LLP (EY), Regulatory Competitiveness in Canada’s Pipeline Industry, was released. The report finds that over the past several years an increase in provincial and federal regulations imposed on the pipeline industry, in…
Calgary, Alberta – 22 February 2019   The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is pleased with today’s announcement from the National Energy Board (NEB) which states that the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) is in the Canadian public interest and should be approved. The reconsideration report addresses environmental impacts that are extremely important and need…