Pipeline Magazine


  • Danger Zone

    June 23, 2016 by Pipeline Magazine

    By William M. Glenn It has been a dangerous year. In May, armed militants attacked a major Chevron oil and gas facility off Nigeria’s southern coast, leading to the shutdown of production. Then in March, Islamic militants launched four home-made

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Trends in oil-and-gas-extraction fatalities

    September 24, 2015 by Pipeline Fall 2015

    A national database that tracks oil-and-gas-extraction fatalities in the United States is a new tool that the Washington, D.C.-based National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) uses to collect data and guide its safety-intervention efforts to prevent further loss

  • On the Western Front

    September 24, 2015 by Pipeline Fall 2015

    Crane hazards, occupational diseases and recent measures taken to improve safety outcomes in the oil and gas sector were among the topics addressed by three representatives from Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan at a panel discussion on workplace-safety developments in

  • Feature Uncategorized

    Making Peace

    April 21, 2015 by William M. Glenn

    It all comes down to land. Who has title to it? Who has the right to use it? What will it cost to protect it for future generations? A 2014 decision by the Supreme Court of Canada granting Aboriginal title

  • Managing Fatigue

    October 30, 2014 by Danny Kucharsky

    Just how deadly workplace fatigue can be in the oil and gas industry was on full display on March 23, 2005, when explosions and fires tore through an isomerization unit at the BP Texas City refinery.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Home Away From Home

    July 24, 2014 by Danny Kucharsky

    Remote camps for workers in Canada’s oil and gas sector used to be spartan, dorm-like affairs where facilities were shared and most of the food was fried, not fresh. But today’s remote camps can feature golf simulators, yoga rooms,…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Northern Gateway Pipeline Approved

    July 1, 2014 by Jason Contant

    The federal government’s recent approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline from Alta. to B.C. will create thousands of new jobs, but not just for those two provinces, says the CEO of a mobile workforce supplier.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Go East

    May 13, 2014 by Pipeline Magazine

    Forget Keystone XL. Forget Northern Gateway. Forget Line 9. This is the big one.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Thumbs up

    May 13, 2014 by Pipeline Magazine

    Calgary-based energy corporation Enbridge Inc. is moving ahead with its pipeline reversal project, now that the National Energy Board (NEB) has approved the project with a list of conditions.

  • Feature Transportation

    Battling Complacency

    February 20, 2014 by Pipeline Magazine

    On February 16, 1982, the Ocean Ranger sank during a violent winter storm off the coast of Newfoundland — all 84 crew members were lost.On July 6, 1988, a series of explosions and fires wracked the Piper Alpha oil production…