ARCHIVED – CER Oversight of Pipeline Incidents

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Incidents

Below are incidents that have been immediately reported to us over the last few years, where the CER has actively responded and provided public updates on our actions.

We’ve gathered them to help you get a clear picture of what we are doing to ensure public safety and protect the environment. Details on all incidents reported to us, and our actions, can be found in our safety performance dashboard or in our reports on compliance and enforcement.

Incidents

Date
(yyyy-mm-dd)

What happened

Location

Company / Line

Latest update

Enforcement actions
(if applicable)

2020-12-15 Injury at Trans Mountain worksite Burnaby, B.C. Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

News – Message from the CEO – injury at Trans Mountain work site
[2020-12-16]

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News – Trans Mountain suspends construction until January–4, 2021
[2020-12-18]

 

2020-10-27

Fatality at Trans Mountain worksite

Edmonton,
Alta.

Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

News – CER statement on the fatality at Trans Mountain worksite
[2020-10-28]

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News – CER update regarding fatality at Trans Mountain worksite
[2020-10-30]

News- CER issues order to Trans Mountain in relation to worksite fatality
[2020-10-30]

 

2020-10-02

Above ground crude oil release at the Enbridge Youngstown Pump Station

Youngstown, Alta.

Enbridge

News Release – Canada Energy Regulator responds to crude oil release at Enbridge’s Express Line Pump Station, near Youngstown, Alberta
[2020-10-03]

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News – Update on the Youngstown Pump Station incident
[2020-10-07]

 

2020-06-13

Above ground crude oil release at the Trans Mountain pipeline Sumas pump station

Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

News – Canada Energy Regulator responds to incident at Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station
[2020-06-13]

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News – Incident Update: CER Environmental Protection Inspection Officer deployed, to conduct inspection with IAMC Indigenous Monitors at incident site
[2020-06-15]

News – CER on-site response to Trans Mountain’s Sumas Pump Station incident has concluded
2020-06-19]

Joint statement from CER and the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project on joint inspection of Sumas Pump Station
[2020-06-24]

Inspection report CV2021-454

Pipeline transportation safety investigation P20H0023

2020-05-01

Aboveground crude oil release at the Line 3 Herschel pump station

Herschel, Sask.

Enbridge

 

News release – Canada Energy Regulator responds to incident at Enbridge Line 3 pump station
[2020-05-01]

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News – Update: Latest information on the incident at Enbridge’s Line 3 Herschel pump station
[2020-05-15]

Feature story – Adapting inspections in response to COVID-19
[2020-05-22]

Inspection report CV2021-414

Pipeline transportation safety investigation P20H0017

Pipeline transportation safety investigation report P20H0017

2018-10-09

Gas pipeline rupture

Prince George, B.C.

Westcoast (owned and operated by Enbridge)

Archived content

Pipeline transportation safety investigation P18H0088

Enbridge (Westcoast Energy Inc.) 36 inch natural gas pipeline rupture, near Prince George, B.C. on October 9, 2018

CER oversight of recent incidents

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