Title: National Energy Board Report: Trans Mountain Expansion Project (2016) Author: National Energy Board Publisher: Government of Canada Date: May,2016 Full Report Here Summary: First Recommendations and Approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project “We have heard from participants orally, and we have reviewed tens of thousands of pages of evidence,including answers to questions
Currently, Canada’s oil and gas industry must sell its products at a discount because of restricted market access. Would any other Canadian industry tolerate operating under these conditions?
More than 73,000 kilometers of pipelines are federally regulated in Canada, moving 1.3 billion barrels a year. 99% of liquids transported by these pipelines are delivered safely, and 100% of liquids released from them in the past three years have been recovered
According to a 2014 Fraser Institute study, pipelines are 4.5 times safer than rail as a means of transporting oil and gas.