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The Pipeline Integrity Management Program helps prevent pipeline failures and minimizes impact should one occur. Pipeline safety remains Trans Mountain’s number one priority.
The people responsible for maintaining the integrity of the pipeline discuss the many inspection and maintenance activities and innovations that are involved.
In this myth-busting post, find out the three most common misconceptions about diluted bitumen.Read more
From remote monitoring of external corrosion coating to internal inspection tools to the Pipeline Protection Program, Trans Mountain works proactively to identify and mitigate any hazards that could affect pipeline safety.Discover more
Six ways we maintain our commitment to the safety of the public, the environment and our employees through our Pipeline Integrity Management Program.Find out more
The Trans Mountain pipeline integrity and pipeline protection programs are in place to prevent a spill from occurring at all. However, in the event of a spill, Trans Mountain is prepared to respond quickly with detailed emergency procedures and trained professionals.Learn more
A smart pig is an inline inspection tool that when inserted into the pipeline allows us to identify any potential issues, whether they be gouges, dents or flaws in the metal. They form the foundation of our anomaly detection investigation and repair programs and are integral to the continued safe operation of the pipeline.Watch a video
Given the varied terrain of North America, Kinder Morgan has developed the Natural Hazards Management Program in order to manage the risk to pipeline infrastructure. From earthquakes to landslides, the Trans Mountain pipeline is built to mitigate seismic risk.Learn more
Environmentally conscious pipelines employ the most modern technology available. Using 24/7 monitoring, automated valves, high-performance coating and smart pig inspection tools ensures the highest standards are maintained.Read more
Monthly aerial monitoring scans the pipeline for landslides and other geotechnical events as well as any third-party activity. One Call Centres work with local stakeholders to make sure the community is aware of underground infrastructure through the “Call Before You Dig” program.
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In the case of a land spill several different groups are mobilized quickly and effectively through the Incident Command System. All employees have the authority to issue a pipeline shutdown for safety reasons.Discover more
Watch a video about Trans Mountain’s Pipeline Protection Program and how BC One Call supports our ongoing goal is to protect the public, environment and our employees.
As a contractor, Tye McNeil is manager of Stqó:ya Construction, which does pipeline integrity and right-of-way maintenance work in the Upper Fraser Valley and Coquihalla regions.Read more
As a 12-year veteran, Kelvin Stelter and his team maintain the right-of-way and make sure it’s safe for inspection patrols, emergency response and access for maintenance.Read more