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Alberta Pipeline Safety Review

Alberta Energy, 23 Aug 2013

The Government of Alberta supports the innovative, responsible and sustainable development of our province’s energy resources through a variety of technology funds and initiatives.

Pipeline Safety Review

In September 2012, Minister Hughes asked the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) to contract the services of an independent third party to conduct a review of certain elements of Alberta’s pipeline system.  The ERCB awarded Group 10 Engineering Limited the contract.

Group 10 delivered the report to the ERCB. In June the ERCB became the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), view the AER pipeline videoexternal link icon. The board reviewed the Group 10 report and prepared a reportPDF icon for the Minister. On August 23, 2013 the Group 10 final reportPDF icon and Appendices 5MBPDF icon were released to the public, read the recommendations and offer your feedbackexternal link icon.

In 2011 Jacobs Consultancy was contracted by the Alberta Government to produce a report that provides new information on the life cycle assessment of the greenhouse gases associated with crude oils used in the European Union.

Public Questions and Comments for EU Pathway StudyPDF icon(revised April 2013)
A summary public questions and comments relating to Jacobs Consultancy’s “EU Pathway Study: Life Cycle Assessment of Crude Oils in A European Context (2012)” report. ISBN 978-1-4601-0576-4

Alberta Energy Policy Review Pathway Study 2012PDF icon(revised April 2013)
Addresses policy implications arising from the findings of the Jacobs Consultancy’s “EU Pathway Study: Life Cycle Assessment of Crude Oils in A European Context (2012)” report. ISBN 978-1-4601-0578-8

Alberta Energy – Oil Sands Production ProfilePDF icon
A report that provides a detailed overview of oil production volumes and extraction technologies in the Oil Sands region from 2002-2010. ISBN 978-0-7785-9458-1

Comparison of the Corrosivity of Dilbit and Conventional Crude
A report prepared by Corrosion Engineering, Advanced Materials, AITF for Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions in September of 2011.



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