TC PipeLines, LP reported third quarter 2018 net income attributable to controlling interests of $62 million and distributable cash flow of $83 million.
TransCanada Corporation has announced it will move forward with a $1.5 billion expansion of its NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System to connect existing and new supply to incremental intra-basin market demand.
Originally developed for areas where pumps could not be used, the Red Goose uses product velocity to sample petroleum products from pipelines at flowing conditions. There are no moving parts during operation. No pump is ever needed for gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel or other refined petroleum products.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has released a hearing order setting out next steps and schedule as well as requests for information from Trans Mountain and Federal Authorities required for its reconsideration of aspects of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project pertaining to project-related marine shipping.
TransCanada today announced it has placed the Western Build of its (WBX) project into service.
Canada's Federal government will re-engage First Nations in consultation regarding the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, but will not appeal the Federal Court of Appeals decision that quashed approvals for the line earlier this year.
Aecon Group Inc. announced that SA Energy Group, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Robert B. Somerville Co. Ltd., has been awarded a $526 million contract by TransCanada Corporation, for Spreads 3 and 4 of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline project in British Columbia.
TransCanada Corporation will proceed with construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project after a decision to sanction the LNG Canada natural gas liquefaction facility in Kitimat, British Columbia was announced by the joint venture participants of LNG Canada, a consortium comprised of Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi Corporation and KOGAS.
Wajax has added Continental Pump Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of progressive cavity pumps, to its extensive list of vendors.
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has 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.
The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a public hearing to carry out its reconsideration related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The NEB has assigned a panel, opened up the application-to-participate process, and is seeking comment on the focus and design of the upcoming hearing. Board Members assigned to the hearing panel are Lyne Mercier (presiding), Alison Scott, and Murray Lytle.
The Federal government has laid out the first steps in restarting the stalled Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, calling for a 22-week review of issues that were noted in the recent Federal Court of Appeal ruling quashing earlier approvals of the pipeline.
TransCanada Corporation is pleased to announce that its Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Project has signed community and project agreements with all of the elected Indigenous bands along its pipeline route in British Columbia. These agreements, totaling 20 across the province, exemplify the strong Indigenous support received for the proposed natural gas pipeline project in B.C.
Miller Electric Mfg. has introduced the new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing. The system's technology eliminates the need to manually swap leads between welding processes — saving time and money and improving safety on the jobsite.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced its intention to vote in favor of the Kinder Morgan Canada Limited board's proposals that will facilitate the distribution of approximately $2.0 billion of Trans Mountain net sale proceeds as a return of capital to KMI; and reiterated its intention to use the proceeds to pay down debt. As a result, KMI currently expects to end the year at a Net Debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio of approximately 4.6 times, and expects to have reduced its consolidated net debt by approximately $7.8 billion since the third quarter of 2015.
Pipe stopping and blocking where there are chemicals or high temperatures present can cause many challenges in a variety of industries including Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals. Furthermore, if those pipes have some small ovality problems it presents additional difficulties in order to achieve a good sealing.
Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services, and CEA, a leading public research organization, are launching a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to develop a new guideline for the qualification and validation of Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT) systems to inspect pipeline girth welds.
A Federal Court of Appeals decision that effectively threw out government approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project has left the future of the project in limbo. The government of Canada, which as of August 31 is the owner of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, maintains that the expansion project will be built, but it remains uncertain as to when.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has released a condition compliance Letter Report that gives Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) NEB approval to start construction of its expansion project on Segments 1-4 (also referred to as Spreads), from the Edmonton Terminal to its Darfield Pump Station north of Kamloops in the B.C. Interior.
Canada is a place where the environment and the economy go hand in hand. Providing a stable, effective regulatory regime to approve and oversee pipeline operations is integral to safeguarding the environment, while supporting projects in the national interest that create good jobs, strengthen and grow the middle class and help get Canada's resources to world markets will deliver economic benefits for all Canadians.
Plains Midstream Canada ULC (PMC), a subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., and SemCAMS ULC (SemCAMS), a subsidiary of SemGroup Corporation, announced that they have received sufficient customer interest to conduct an open season and are soliciting further producer engagement for a new Montney to Market liquids pipeline to service production from the Wapiti and potentially the Pipestone area in West Central Alberta to PMC's terminal infrastructure in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, AB.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has published its Recommendations to Improve Quality Assurance of Quenched and Tempered Fittings white paper. The report provides recommendations for enhanced quality assurance of integral components of Canada's transmission pipeline systems - quenched and tempered fittings. There are thousands of fittings (elbows, tees and reducers) on NEB-regulated pipeline systems, whose proper and traceable manufacturing, distribution and procurement helps ensure the safe operation of more than 73,000 km of pipeline currently under NEB jurisdiction.
The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL)'s request to construct and operate the Northwest Mainline Loop (Boundary Lake North Section) (Project). The Project will be located in northwestern Alberta and includes 23 kilometres of new pipeline to transport natural gas.
Technical Toolboxes, a global provider of integrated and cloud-based pipeline software, consulting and industry training for pipeline engineering and technical professionals, has launched its new Horizontal Directional Drilling PowerTool (HDDPT).
TransCanada Corporation announced its Topolobampo Pipeline project has been placed into service in northern Mexico, providing capacity for 670 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to markets in the states of Chihuahua and Sinaloa. The project represents an investment of approximately US$1.2 billion and provides the upstream interconnection with the company's Mazatlan Pipeline.
Work on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will kick off in Alberta this August and in British Columbia by late September, according to a six month construction schedule filed with the National Energy Board.
Enbridge Inc. has entered into definitive agreements to sell its Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in the Montney, Peace River Arch, Horn River and Liard basins in British Columbia and Alberta (the G&P business) to Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners for a cash purchase price of CAN $4.31 billion, subject to customary closing adjustments and receipt of regulatory approvals.
Enbridge Inc., Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. have announced that the Line 3 Replacement Project has been approved by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The PUC granted Enbridge a Certificate of Need for the project and approved Enbridge's preferred route with minor modifications and certain conditions.
Surerus Murphy Joint Venture (SMJV) is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of four contractors for TransCanada Pipeline's (TCPL) Coastal GasLink pipeline project. SMJV brings together two leading family owned construction companies, Surerus Pipeline Inc. of Fort St. John, B.C. and J. Murphy & Sons Ltd. of London, UK. As a fully integrated joint venture, the company has completed pipeline projects in some of Western Canada's most challenging terrain and takes pride in its motto of "Safe Work. Quality Work."
American Innovations is pleased to announce Survey Manager, the first product in the company's new Concentric product line, is now available for purchase. The goal of Concentric products is to use cloud and mobile technology to help pipeline personnel collaborate on survey data and get more accurate insights, faster. Survey Manager does this by allowing surveyors and their supervisors or clients to collaborate on data in real-time, using a rich dashboard that can display survey data on a map, in a grid or on a chart. Users can view these three data displays simultaneously, allowing them to better visualize and analyze their survey results.
Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings Ltd. and Canada's Four Pipeline Craft unions are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaboratively pursue and deliver the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor Project (the Project) from Fort McMurray, Alberta to Grassy Point, British Columbia (B.C.).
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While completion of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will be beneficial to the country as a whole, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association is concerned that the federal government had to buy the pipeline to ensure its construction, and hopes that the regulatory system will be improved moving forward.
The Government of Canada's acquisition of the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline system and Trans Mountain expansion pipeline (TMEP) is a long-term commitment in the future of the country's oil and natural gas industry. This project will enable the creation of jobs and prosperity for a new generation of Canadians, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
British Columbia Premier John Horgan, whose NDP government has staunchly opposed the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, has said that the proposed purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline from Kinder Morgan Canada will not change the risks of the project, nor will it end the province's challenges to the line.
The Government of Canada has stepped up for one of Canada's major industries - this is a nation building exercise of the highest order. It parallels the recent bailout of the auto industry, the railways, the first Trans-Canada Pipeline and other such undertakings.
Canada's federal government will buy the controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline and its associated expansion project for $4.5 billion in a deal that Ottawa states will ensure construction on the twinning project starts this summer.