News Releases

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…
Canadian Energy Pipeline Association statement In response to the Government of Canada’s fiscal update on November 21, 2018. From Chris Bloomer – President and CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association: “In its fiscal update, the federal government has put in place positive measures for the energy sector and business competitiveness in Canada. “However, these measures do not…
October 2, 2018 From Chris Bloomer – President and CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association: “The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) welcomes today’s announcement that LNG Canada will proceed with the liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Kitimat, B.C. This decision is a significant step forward in ensuring Canada’s ability to export responsibly-produced Canadian energy to global…
Striving towards a goal of zero incidents Calgary, Alberta – 26 September 2018 The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, highlighting how CEPA’s members are performing in the areas of safety, the environment and socio-economic priorities. “We are proud of our industry’s performance and how we are…