Calgary, Alberta, Sep 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its 2021 Performance Report highlighting its members’ commitment to improving safety, protecting the environment and achieving operational excellence while delivering the responsible energy that Canada and the rest of the world have need.
“Canadian natural gas and oil continue to play a vital role in the energy mix today and as the world moves towards a low-carbon energy future. The 2021 Performance Report highlights the innovation and continuous improvement of CEPA members in creating a sustainable energy future for Canada, ”said Chris Bloomer, President and CEO of CEPA.
“The collaboration and partnerships of our members are essential to the success of industry and government in achieving our economic and environmental goals,” said Dean Liollio, Chairman of the Board of CEPA and President of Plains Midstream Canada. “CEPA members are proud to show Canadians what we are doing to improve safety, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Highlights of the report:
Use of the best emission reduction technology.
Over 4.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 1.3 billion barrels of crude oil delivered safely.
1,737 integrity digs to examine pipelines for defects and make repairs.
$ 1.2 billion invested in the maintenance and monitoring of pipeline systems.
$ 10.6 million invested in technology focused on reducing pipeline corrosion and improving pipeline inspection, leak detection and damage prevention.
$ 1.1 billion paid to government, including taxes on income, property, fuel and carbon.
The full 2021 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report is available at https://pr21.cepa.com/
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) is made up of transmission pipeline companies responsible for transporting the majority of natural gas and crude oil from Canada to North American markets. For nearly three decades, CEPA members have worked together to safely and responsibly transport natural gas and petroleum, and increasingly hydrogen, renewable natural gas and biofuels, which Canada and the world have need.
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