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1 Managing Safety and the Environment PATRICK SMYTH, VP SAFETY & ENGINEERING 28 OCTOBER 2014

2 Who is CEPA? Vision: safe, socially and environmentally sustainable energy pipeline industry for Canadians. Mission: continually enhance the operating excellence, business environment and recognized responsibility of the Canadian energy transmission pipeline industry through leadership and credible engagement between member companies, governments, the public and stakeholders.

3 CEPA Members

4 legend CEPA member pipelines proposed pipelines non-member pipelines sedimentary basin Liquids Pipelines Canadian Crude Oil Facts*  Production: 3.2 million barrels/day  Exports: 2.3 million barrels/day  Value of Exports: $73.0 billion *2012

5 Natural Gas Pipelines legend CEPA member pipelines non-member pipelines existing LNG Terminal sedimentary basin Canadian Natural Gas Facts*  Production: 13.9 billion cubic feet/day  Exports: 8.4 billion cubic feet/day  Value of Exports: $8.7 billion *2012

6 British Columbia Pipelines

7 Regulatory oversight Regulations Promote safety, environmental protection and economic efficiency Designed to protect against the potential negative impacts of energy development but enable benefits of energy supply, security and economic development. Federal regulators Responsible for pipelines that cross provincial or national borders The National Energy Board regulates the construction and operation, tolls and tariffs of interprovincial and international pipelines. Provincial regulators Most provinces and territories have energy regulatory bodies with specific mandates and responsibilities for their jurisdiction. Both federal and provincial regulators work with numerous provincial and federal agencies.

8 Industry focus is pipeline safety

9 Through every stage

10 Trust — a critical cornerstone = CREDIBILITY + RELIABILITY + INTIMACY SELF INTEREST CREDIBILITY = Technical competence/expertise RELIABILITY = Perceptions of dependability, consistency and predictability INTIMACY = Closeness & depth of the relationship/mutual understanding SELF-INTEREST = Perceived or real: focus on personal gain/power/glory

11 Performance We are committed to advancing a safety culture throughout our industry based on a strong foundation of leadership and continual improvement leading to zero incidents.

12 CEPA Integrity First  “How can I trust the pipeline companies are working in Canadians’ best interests?

13 Principles and priorities

14 Continual improvement leading to zero incidents Leadership & Governance CEPA Integrity First ® Management Systems & Operating Practices Safety Culture Technology & Innovation Getting to zero incidents Accountability, performance and execution Priorities driven by CEPA Integrity First in 2014: Pipeline Integrity Emergency Management Control Room Management

15 Current progress Guidance documents and practices completed/underway: ◦ Pipeline Integrity ◦ Emergency Management ◦ Control Room Management (piloted) ◦ Land Agent Code of Conduct ◦ Pipeline Watercourse Management

16 Conclusions Strong regulatory oversight of pipelines throughout entire lifecycle Improving industry performance with the development of best practices and programs such as CEPA Integrity First  Advancing communications and continuing to build public trust by providing relevant and timely information and outreach Pipeline industry is committed to transparency and continual performance improvement

17 Questions? Patrick Smyth VP Safety and Engineering Canadian Energy Pipeline Association

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