Plains Midstream Canada

Plains Midstream Settlement Shows Lack Of Pipeline Accountability

Ecojustice | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Alberta
Ecojustice

While we're pleased that federal and provincial regulators finally took action and laid charges against Plains Midstream, the size and nature of the settlements is somewhat disconcerting. It raises a number of questions and once again sheds light on the major weaknesses in Canada's environmental law and enforcement framework.

Pipeline Company Faces Higher Scrutiny After Spills

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Canadian wing of a U.S.-based pipeline company responsible for several large recent spills in Alberta is being audited and its future pl...

Cause Of Latest Pipeline Spill Determined

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

MANNING, Alta. - The owner an Alberta pipeline says a recent spill may have been the result of construction equipment that was in the area.Plains Mids...

Another Alberta Pipeline Leak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

MANNING, Alta. - A pipeline company is dealing with a new spill in Alberta.Plains Midstream Canada says it is responding to a leak on its Kemp natural...

Charges In Second Biggest Spill In Alberta History

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Canadian arm of a U.S.-based pipeline company is facing environmental charges related to a massive leak that spilled millions of litres...

Regulator Slams Pipeline Company Over Oil Spill

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta’s energy regulator is sharply critical of a company responsible for a massive 2011 oil pipeline spill that fouled land in the nort...

Alberta Oil Spill Cleanup Complete Says Company

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The company that owns a pipeline that leaked nearly 3,000 barrels of crude oil into a central Alberta river, fouling shorelines, says its cl...

Every Fish Is The One That Got Away Here

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - Anglers won't be able to keep fish from one of Alberta's most popular rivers while the government studies the effects of a major pipeline s...

Class-Action Suit Over Alberta Spill

CP | Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY -- A prominent Regina-based lawyer is pursuing a class-action lawsuit over a recent oil spill in central Alberta. The claim being organized...

Pipeline Boss Worried Leaks Will Be Used As Ammo

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Canada's pipeline boss says he expects two recent leaks in Alberta will provide ammunition to opponents of the Keystone XL and Northern Gate...

How Long Will Cleanup Take? Who Knows

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada

DICKSON, Alta. - People with homes on an Alberta lake where oil from a pipeline leak flowed say the company that owns the pipe still can't say for sur...

Go Ahead, Drink The Water

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business

DICKSON, Alta. - The owner of a pipeline that spilled up to 475,000 litres of oil into an internationally popular sport fishing river in central Alber...

PHOTOS: Alberta Oil Spill Will Take Months To Clean Up

CBC | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada

Officials say the cleanup from a pipeline rupture near Sundre in central Alberta will take months, possibly even to the end of the summer....

Oil Spill Could Have Been Much Worse: Pipeline Owner

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - A representative for the company whose pipeline spilled hundreds of thousands of litres of oil into an Alberta river suggests there were two...

Owner Of Breached Oil Pipeline Aims To Reopen

CP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada

EDMONTON - The owner of an oil pipeline that caused the second-largest spill in Alberta's history says the problem is fixed and the company has applie...

Alberta Pipeline Spill Under Investigation

CP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- SWAN HILLS, Alta. - Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board is investigating a spill from an oil pipeline 200 kilometres n...