Take a deeper dive into the world of energy to understand the ‘ins and outs’ of how it works and the vital role it plays in our lives.
All aspects of the life cycle of a pipeline – from design and construction to operation and retirement – are guided by our comprehensive Operational Management System and strictly overseen by regulatory agencies and government departments. Take the journey with us, and learn about the life cycle of a pipeline from planning to monitoring and beyond.
Switching on the lights is easy, right? Reach out and flick the switch. Simple as that. But how does the electricity needed to turn that light on reach your home in the first place? As you may have guessed, that isn't quite as simple.
"We do in-line inspections periodically and it gives us an overall health of the pipeline,” John Sadler, Manager of In-line Inspection Canada at TC Energy.
Beyond fuel in your tank, oil is used to make everyday objects – everything from drinking cups to combs and electronics and more. Literally thousands of things you use daily are made from oil.
There are tens of thousands of valves spanning TC Energy’s 95,800 oil and natural gas pipeline network across North America. These valves are carefully maintained and inspected to keep our pipelines working safely and smoothly.